The Rustico dell’Eremo is a stone-built, fully-renovated and elegantly-furnished Tuscan mountain home, at 2,800 feet above sea-level, completely immersed in nature.
It has 3 twin / double rooms, all with en-suite facilities, a spacious living-room with fireplace, and a kitchen.The house is surrounded on 3 sides by a large terrace, patio (with sun-loungers) and lawn, all with breathtaking views.
It stands in its own grounds outside the tiny hamlet of Capraia and 1 1/2 miles from the picturesque medieval village of Sillico (with café, restaurant and shop).
Ideal for walkers and artists (easel provided) as well as botanists, mushroom pickers, writers anyone needing to get away from it all and relax in beautiful, peaceful surroundings.
The Garfagnana is a paradise for walkers, with its unspoilt nature and landscapes which are unique in their beauty and variety. It offers a vast choice of walking routes, many waymarked, in both the Apennines and the Apuan Alps, from gentle strolling to serious high-level hiking and via-ferratas.
Attractions include the Orrido di Botri natural gorge, the Grotta del Vento limestone caves, the flooded village of Vagli, Michelangelo's marble quarries and the Tosco-Emiliano and Apuan national parks. Lucca, Barga and Pisa are within easy travelling distance, in addition to the nearby medieval villages and hamlets such as Sillico and Castiglione. Florence and Siena are about 2 1/2 hours away by train or car. In summer the area is full of local festivals.