An 18th-century fully restored stone house located in the village of Pascoso (Apuane Park), in the Province of Lucca (Tuscany) not far from the "cities of arts" , from beaches,and Golf courses. House really perfectly equipped. Computer, fax and internet access available at our main office (10 meters away). more info...
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Famous for its art, history and evocative landscape, Tuscany is a region where the past and the present merge together and coexist in perfect harmony. The great art centres of Florence, Pisa and Siena and the medieval towns such as San Gimignano and Pienza bear timeless witness to a thousand years of history, culture and art.
Tuscany alone has more classified historical monuments than any country in the world. Historically, artistically, and scenically, including towns like Pisa (known for its leaning tower) and Siena, Tuscany is the warm center of Italy.
It's the perfect spot to take a vacation, and enjoy, as they say in Italy, "il dolce far niente" - the sweetness of doing nothing.
Winter in Tuscany can be cold and wet but spring always seems to come quickly. March is azalea and camelia time, whilst April and May are sometimes very wet months.
Tuscany's airports are Pisa's Galileo Galilei and Florence's Amerigo Vespucci.
Trains run frequently from a stones through from the Galileo Galilei airport, and it's about an hour's ride to Florence.
From Amerigo Vespucci airport it's a 20-minute bus ride from the centre of Florence.
Tuscany and the Renaissance are forever entwined; the region was home to the genius of the painters Fra Angelico, Botticelli, and Leonardo da Vinci; sculptors Michelangelo, Donatello, and Cellini; writers Dante and Machiavelli; and the physicist Galileo. Revive your senses in Florence, Pisa, and Siena; these cities abound with priceless treasures, art masterpieces, and unforgettable monuments and buildings.
Visit the Tuscan village of Volterra, and its Piazza di Priori, a palace designed by Maestro Riccardo. The Leaning Tower of Pisa (Torre Pendente) is a famous world landmark. Designed by Bonnano Pisano, this eight-story tower is a magnificent example of Romanesque architecture.
Located in the North-West region of Tuscany, next to the seashore of Versilia and only 60 Km from Florence, Lucca boasts an enormous historical and artistic heritage. The historical centre is populated by ancient buildings, gardens, medieval towers, typical shops and includes a very large number of churches, the majority of them built in the typical Romanesque style.