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Renaissance vacation apartment in the middle of the Barga old city

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Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday apartment in Barga - Palazzo Angelio Apartment

3 bedrooms, 6-8 people, 2 bathrooms, 3 salons, modern kitchen, 2 balconies

Unique renaissance vacation apartment 300 sq m in the Medici palace in the middle of the center of the beautiful mountain city of Barga (by Lucca) Tuscany. Elegant and cozy during all seasons. Spacious room with large windows, a large salon, library/medium room, dining hall, modern kitchen and two balconies.

Wonderful views from every room of the historic Plazza Angelia and the amazing mountain landscape of the untouched Garfagnana. Barga is an elegant city with a Florentine history. It is listed in 11th place for the most coveted locations in Italy and is one of the only two cities in Tuscany to have the distinction of a blue ribbon for tourism excellence. A paradise for art and culture lovers, culinary specialties, nature and sports. Opera and jazz festivals, hiking, horseback riding, swimming, biking, skiing (Abetone). Florence, Pisa, Lucca and the Riviera are easy to reach. Where else can you have an inexpensive vacation in a Medici palace? Not suitable for small children.

Classical beauty of the apartment and the city: A stay in our vacation apartment in Palazzo Angelio in the beautiful mountain city of Barga guarantees a unique experience with beauty, wellbeing, culture and nature. The authentic renaissance rooms are elegantly, yet comfortably furnished. During the winter, the apartment is warm and the city of Barga is interesting. The apartment is located in the middle of the old city which is marked by its beautiful palazzi, squares full of life, alleys and steps. An impressive cathedral towers above the city. The sound of ringing bells fills the air. Everything invites you to go on wonderful walks. The amazing nature begins right outside of the city gates. The residents are very refined and exude the old Tuscan-Florentine culture which is reflected in all parts of life and contact. The city is not overrun, the region of Garfagnana is wild and untouched. Ski vacations are perfect during the winter. It is an ideal surrounding for family get-togethers, vacations and romantic vacations.

Life as a theater on the Piazza Angelio: The highlight of the apartment is the view of the Piazza Angelia where the Palazzo is located. Here is where you will find the life of the old city. Restaurants, fancy wine stores, the most beautiful galleries and antique stores, painters that catch the beauties of the city on their canvases. Kids playing, old people talking with each other. All processions happen on this piazza - all musical acts. A monthly antique market takes place here and concerts, classical music, jazz and pop can all be enjoyed from the window. The opera house is located around the corner, along with a very good restaurant and an ice cream shop. You can buy everything in the city. There you will find grocery stores and a small supermarket. A small hospital will take care of emergencies for free. So you do not really need a car. There are good bus and train connections to places like to Lucca and the Pisa airport.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed

Ute Armanski
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, German, Italian
Calendar last updated:
15 March, 2016
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1 holidaymaker review

Renaissance vacation apartment in the middle of the Barga old city
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
Karlsruhe, Deutschland

Tolle Wohnung mit Stil und Geschmack

  • 5 of 5

Meine Frau und ich waren im April für eine Woche in dieser bezaubernden Wohnung und haben es sehr genossen. Bei unserer Ankunft konnten wir kaum glauben, dass es noch schöner als auf den Fotos aussieht. So viele Räume und jeder davon ist mit viel Liebe zum Detail ausgestattet. Sauber, gepflegt und mit allem ausgestattet. Ich habe diesen Urlaub genutzt um an meinem Drehbuch zu schreiben. Inspiration gab es in Hülle und Fülle. Egal wohin der Blick schweift, man entdeckt ein schönes erstaunliches Detail. Die Aussicht auf Barga und die Berge sind auch wunderschön. Die Lage direkt in der Altstadt lädt ständig zu einem Spaziergang ein.

Es war wirklich ein toller Urlaub und wir möchten das unbedingt nochmal wiederholen.

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2010
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Diese Rekation dieses jungen Paares ist genau die, die wir uns wünschen: Eine schöne Umgebung in wundervollen Räumen zu bieten, die inspiriert und einen in eine andere Welt versetzt und die zentrale Lage in einer wunderhübschen kleinen Stadt geniesst.
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Nearest Airport
66 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
78 Kilometres
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
40 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
60 Metres
Forti Marmi
Car: recommended

Barga is a beautiful city, full of palaces, squares, alleys, stunning views, restaurants, caf?s, galleries, a cathedral, festivals, all types of sports... Riviera is easy to reach with its famous swimming locations, Viareggio, Cinqueterra, Portofino. Marble quarries like Carrara, two large nature parks w/hiking paths & mountain lodges begin at Bargas gates. Hidden mountain villages. The stalactite cave Grotto del Vento. Art treasures & beautiful stores in Lucca, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato, Florence - everything is nearby. Puccini places in Lucca & at Lago Puccin. Lucca is the closest city - 35 minute car or train ride - & is full of attractions. Culinary specialties from Garfagnana in fine restaurants in the city. Slow food restaurants in Castelnuovo, II Molino Vecchio. Opera festivals in Barga. Classical music festivals in Castelnuovo. Jazz festivals. Plays and festivals throughout the year. Wonderful mountain panorama. Apuan Alps and Apennin strewn with villages, church tower & castles.

Other Activities: Gymnastics


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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Barga in Lucca Area

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 300 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • The three bathrooms are from the late 70s and have been restored and are very clean. They are tiled and two have bathtubs, one has a spacious shower. All have stunning views.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Seats
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Seats, desk
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Sofa, desk
    Bedroom 4 - Studio with pull-out bed
    Bedroom 5 - Studio with pull-out bed
  • The bedrooms are very spacious, each with chairs, two with desks. Two bedrooms have an adjacent bathroom, like a suite. Private atmopshere. The bedrooms are separated from one another by the large recreation rooms, like the dining room, large salon, library/media room. A small extra room with a desk can be used as an extra bedroom. Pull-out sofa. Wonderful view from all rooms. Can be heated during the winter. Two bedrooms have a French bed, the third bedroom has a double bed made up of two beds that can be pulled apart. The small studio has a very good pull-out couch. The apartment can be used by couples, a maximum of 4 singles can stay there.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
The vacation apartment is from the renaissance of the 16th century. It is the Bel level of a Medici palace. That is why it has the largest salon in the city. The great beauty, which is hard to find, is located in the rooms themselves. There are impressive beam ceilings made of chestnut and parquet floors made from priceless wood. Elaborate, rare fireplaces made of stone. Large windows with a view of the central city piazza and the amazing mountain world of Garfagnana. Open fireplace in the library. The furniture is very stylish and comfortable. Elegance and wellness hold their own here. Seats in all rooms. Priceless Steinway piano in the salon. (Only for musicians) You can really relax here. Two balconies with tables and chairs. The kitchen is new and has all needed amenities.

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