Villa Farneta

Via del Palazzo 196, Lucca, Tuscany, 55100, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Lucca

Life in Pistoia

A travel blog entry by scarfy on Aug 12, 2014

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... mozzies, but we now have buzz off, so hopefully she will be ok now. Its been hot here in the 30's so some cooler weather will be good. We are going to a town called Lucca which is a walled city. Craig and I are taking a bike ride so it should be fun. On Friday its back to Milan by train, a couple of days of sight seeing and then off home. Take care and love to all, Scarfy and ...

Paul to the rescue

A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Jun 23, 2014

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Spent the next couple of days getting to know the basics of Lucca. As many of you know, Lucca is a walled city. However, these walls are unique to Lucca. The current walls are the third built since the township was first developed, and took over 100 years to be completed. The top of the walls are wide enough for a (bigger than your average Italian) road, plus avenues of trees. At 11 points around the 4.2km perimiter are Baluardo, protruding areas ...

Last Day in Lucca

A travel blog entry by perri on Sep 13, 2013

1 comment, 11 photos

... windows watching the crowds gathering and people occupying the steps and vantage points where possible.
We met at the statue of Puccini where we had a drink and then the group of about 12 moved on to another bar/resturant called Stella Polaris. There we had another drink with aperitiv while Marina explained the meaning of the festival and how very important it was. Of course it was totally in Italian, so I am now ...

Cuciniamo, beviamo, mangiamo...

A travel blog entry by katemc55 on Jun 14, 2013

4 comments, 20 photos

... our first cooking class with Eva on Tuesday..who was running late because her machina (car) had gone pouf! E il meccanico se dice "pui olio" ( the mechanic said more oil!) Eva said I kept saying domani, domani (tomorrow, tomorrow) to attend to the oil light....but now olio e finito! Still we had a delightful lesson making zucchini in carpaccio, ricotta ravioli e spinaci con salsa di burro e salvia (spinach and ricotta ravioli with sage ...

Our home for the next 3 months

A travel blog entry by italy13 on Jun 01, 2013

11 comments, 40 photos

... you will see the odd one or two in the pics to come!!
We arrived not being able to drive in the old town & no map but we eventually managed to hire a taxi to get all our cases, boxes of wine & stuff to our beautiful apartment & settle in! By the time we went out for dinner it was after 9pm - a long day!
Washing to be done and had a great walk on the magnificent Renaissance wall that surrounds the city on our first day. Walking the wall ...

Location

This hotel, located on Via del Palazzo 196, Lucca, is near Piazza Anfiteatro, Casa di Puccini, Acqua Verde, and Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Mansi.
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