The house has a breathtaking view of the famous Lake Screeners, in a privileged position thanks to the surrounding nature and the convenient road access easily passable in Loc. Vergaia. Excellent choice for romantic travelers, groups of friends and families who love nature, fishing or kayaking. Rejuvenate with a dip in the pool after a day trip. There is also the boat under the house with life jackets, starting autonomously to discover the lake and its secrets ...
The house is detached and located in Loc. Vergaia which can be reached easily along the lake, and the Vagli dam in the middle of nature as well as the GARFAGNANA beautiful. Staying here means treating yourself once a vacation to discover the riches that this land offers, now a destination for tourists from all over the world who want to know live this paradise still untouched, but can offer any kind of service and assistance. The hotel despite being in an oasis of peace, it is not completely isolated, nearby there are in fact two or three houses purchased by English tourists who in turn were conquered by the beauty of the place! The large swimming pool overlooking the beautiful Lake Screeners will be your point of relaxation during the day, from here you can see the changing of the color of the water of the lake, from emerald green to bottle green depending on the time and rhyme delighted by the waters calm. There is also the al fresco terrace with table and wicker chairs to enjoy an aperitif, read a book or our guide on the beauty of the place :) The shadow is assured thanks to umbrellas placed near the pool.
Once you reach the village "POGGIO" head towards VAGLI for a few kilometers (4 Km) towards Vergaia, going up along the road on the left until you will arrive in a few minutes, on the stone road of access to the house that you will see from the road on the right , get off the car to park where you will indicate the owners Maria
I nn I will be available to welcome guests but they are always available to you via SMS, or email WhatApp for your every need!
You will be welcomed by the friendly owner Maria that welcomes tourists so for years, you can count on you for all your needs. Maria runs a small suermarket in the nearby village of Casciana, very well stocked with food, soaps and much more besides comfortable BAR adjacent. If you want Maria performs DELIVERIES OF EXPENDITURE AT HOME, then you just need to ask!
I will send you the phone numbers of Mary prior to your departure along with all the precise directions to your new home, you'll be close through sms / WhatApp / e mail to make sure that the place you have chosen is to your liking and you have problems.
Anyway, on arrival you will find in the house, also the guide that I have personally written to guide you to discover the Garfagnana which is my native land, you'll also find tips on the nearby Lucca, where I live and work.
I recommend you bring a backpack, hiking boots or other comfortable shoes for walking on dirt roads and mountain paths, a sweatshirt for the evening, sunscreen, water always when going on some excursions, a mosquito repellent ( for the house there are the stoves). Always be cautious when hiking and respectful of nature, do not leave litter or bottles. If you were in trouble during a hike in the mountains, the mountain rescue jurisdiction has the following number 118.
The trails are marked by CAI RED AND WHITE color, and an approval number, I quote a few that may interest you to follow some route ON Apuan Alps:
. 147 CAMPOCATICO
. 148 PITCH Tambura
. 149 THE GIOVO
.177 VAGLI ABOVE-CAMPOCATINO-STEP Focolaccia
More on 'APPENNINO:
. 50 VALBONA-SAN PELLEGRINO IN ALPE
. 56 CORFINO- FOUNTAIN LOVE-Campaiana
. 64 Orecchiella
. 82 LAKES LAMASTRONE
Peace and relaxation, direct contact with nature, hiking possibilities in the Apuan Alps and the Apennines, local products of excellent quality.
POSSIBILITY OF RENT THE BOAT HOUSE max 6 PLACES, FOR TRIPS ON THE LAKE IN AUTONOMY € 5.00 PER PERSON (for info contact me or directly to Mary).
The destination that you have chosen is in one of the most beautiful in Tuscany, the renowned GARFAGNANA not only for its beautiful nature but for its varied activities that offers tourists:
- Trekking from mountain hikes to walk to the discovery of ancient villages and medieval fortresses (eg. Verrucole IN SAN ROMANO, CASTIGLIONE, Silico, CAMPORGIANO, SAN PELLEGRINO IN ALPE);
- The mushroom (the nearby woods Carreggine eg.);
- Fishing on Lake Screeners;
-Kayaking with car near the village of BELOW VAGLI;
-canyoning / rafting;
- Trips to the Cave of the Wind;
- Organizing visits to the SAN PELLEGRINO IN ALPE AND ETHNOGRAPHIC MUSEUM.
Pharmacy, supermarket, pizzeria and restaurant in the country of BELOW VAGLI continuing straight past the house.
SHOPPING AT HOME in about 30 minutes from "FOOD Mary" in Casciana, (you can contact me directly or Maria!)
1. Pacetto RESTAURANT
Traditional cooking made up of fresh handmade pasta, dishes with mushrooms and game, cakes of the Tuscan - Emilian tradition .Located in San Pellegrino in Alpe phone number: +39 0583649069.
2. THE RESTAURANT CASONE
s known in most of Tuscany and Emilia - Romagna for the quality of its cuisine, great experience in cooking mushrooms, farro, passion for the game specialties .You can enjoy all the specialties typical of Garfagnana tradition cured with love for detail guaranteed by the family garfagnina typical kitchen but of course Also Emilian specialties .It is located in Casone of Profecchia -Castiglione of Garfagnana, phone number: +39 0583 649 028.
3. DA Lorietta RESTAURANT in Cerretoli, Via della Fontana, 6 phone number: +39 0583 62191
4. Restarurant WELL in Pieve Fosciana (Castelnuovo Garfagnana, Via Europa, 2 phone number: +39 0583 666 380.
S interesting town to visit:
- BARGA where so many Inglese moved to live in!
- CASTIGLIONE: a lovely small medieval town with a particle medieval feast in September!
- Silico: the top town over the mountain ... just a real gem.
- SAN PELLEGRINO IN ALPE: where my mum grow up and where there is the most important ethnographic museum of Tuscany and Emilia past life.