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' Puccini '... lovely apartment with A/C in the Historical Centre of Lucca

Overview

Property

Updated: 25-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Lovely apartment with 3 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and air conditioning.

The apartment is located in the Historic Center of Lucca only a few steps from the City walls.

It is situated on the second and final floor, the rooms of this beautiful 'period' apartment open like a flower: the noble 'Tessieri' pavements act as a union between the connecting rooms: the Kitchen, the dining room and the living room for the time shared together; three bedrooms and two bathrooms where you can relax.

There is 120 sqm filled with light, and a beautiful view towards the gardens of the internal courtyard. It's spectacular to open the windows in the springtime and enjoy the pink colours of the tree in bloom.... to walk downstairs on the walls of the city shaded by the 'century old ' trees of which the colours change season after season .... will be a true pleasure! The walls of Lucca, our special and unique garden surrounding the town for 4.5km, are at 100m. Shopping facilities, museums, bars and restaurants are within 2-3min walking.

Apartment description: the apartment consists of an entrance hall, a dining room with a table seating up to 6 persons, a fully equipped kitchen with window, a salon, 2 double bedrooms, one twin bedroom, one bathroom with double sink, wc, bidet, tub and shower and one bathroom with sink, wc, and shower enclosure.

In the apartment there is air conditioning.

Further details: Lucca is an ideal location for a winter break. The climate is often dry and cold in the winter which makes it a pleasant time for sight-seeing ,and the popular sights in Florence and Pisa are far less crowded than in the summer. Lucca is lovely before Christmas and good for shopping, both in town and at the various designer outlets 40 - 60 minutes from Lucca. Viareggio, only 20 minutes by train or car from Lucca, plays host to the second largest carnival celebrations in Italy. This is usually in February/March over four weekends and well worth seeing.

Visit the markets: antique and arts and crafts, the 3rd and 4th weekend of every month, the traveling market every Wednesday and Saturday

“La Strada del Vino” (the “wine tasting” road): the road for food and wine tasting connoisseurship for agricultural businesses of Lucca’s hills, local wine and oil tasting.

Further activities:: Opera: Giacomo Puccini was born right here! There are many opportunities and occasions during the year to listen to the masterpieces of the famous musician.

Summer Festival: A summer release of live concerts of international artists in the historic Napoleon Square.

The” Lucca” September: a month of cultural events, both religious and folklore. The 13th of September is not be missed: the entire city accompanies the “Saint Volto” in an atmospheric and charming procession along the streets of the historic centre.

Murabilia: a market/exhibition of mostly rare plants and flowers, held annually in the month of September on one of the most beautiful bulwark of the cities walls. Enriched by presentations, closer examinations and competitions regarding interesting themes in this sector.

Comics: the 2008 edition of the Internal release of the comic, of animated films and illustrations and games marked more than 100 000 passionate fans: not to be missed! Held in October/November.

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About the Owner

Giovanna and Francesco
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2017

42 Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(42 traveller reviews)

5

Perfect apartment in Lucca for a family!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Apartment Puccini for 8 nights in December with a family of 6. It was the perfect base for exploring Tuscany and Cinque Terre. The apartment was lovely, well equipped, near fabulous cafes and restaurants, on a quiet street, and very comfortable. And Giovanna was incredibly sweet and helpful. We hope to stay here again soon!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Such a great base for touring Tuscany!

  • 4 of 5

We had 2 weeks in Lucca and had a day out, then a day in Lucca; a busy day out, then a lazy day in Lucca... We love Lucca! We visited Lerici (great!), Viareggio, Barga, Montecatini Alto, Florence (by train), San Gimignano (a long way!). It worked really well.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fresno, CA
3

Nice location

  • 3 of 5

Not a luxury apartment, but roomy and nice. Parking is available a block or so away, expensive during daytime. Shower was finicky to obtain acceptable temperature. Kitchen we'll equipped. It is on the 3rd floor, 42 steps, so take this into consideration.

It worked ok for 3 adults, and was comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm sorry you had problems with the shower. Recently the bathroom has been restored and we installed a new water mixer. Surely you did not understand how it works, you could call me and I would have explained to you how it works. Regarding the parking we had suggested you a parking space near the station (300 meters from the apartment) for the price of 5 euro per day (24h24) but you chose to park in Old Town. Our apartment is on the second floor and not on the third floor. In the Historical Center of Lucca it is almost impossible to find apartments on the ground floor. Anyway on the web site of "Homeaway" there are all the information. Regards, Francesco
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Lawrenceville, GA USA
5

Perfect Lucca apartment!

  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough about the charming "Puccini Apartment"! We stayed here with another family--four adults and two children in total. It was the ideal base for visiting Tuscany (though one could easily just stay in Lucca for the week!). Warm, cozy, and fully equipped for a week's stay. Giovanna was a superb hostess-- so kind and attentive--easy to work with from the start. We would certainly stay here again! Grazie mille, Giovanna!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

a perfect accommodation in a perfect town.

  • 5 of 5

Positives:

-bright, clean, spacious, charming apartment

-attractive, functional rooms

-enough privacy for 6 people

-fully equipped for stay-at-home meals, including large table for group time

-adequate lighting, electrical outlets, closet space

-sincerely helpful, pleasant hosts

-no unpleasant surprises

-perfect location in town for dining, shopping, access to car, sight seeing

Negatives: climb to 3rd floor might be a problem for some people, but these 6 young seniors handled it well

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

I would highly recommend this apartment.

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful experience while in Lucca's Puccini apartment. It is located in a quiet area, close to shopping, coffee shops, & within walking distance (5 minutes) to the train station. Loved it! Owners were always accomendating. Since there was five of us there was a little trouble with hot water for showers in the mornings otherwise it was perfect.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Pisa at 30 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Livorno at 40 Kilometres Nearest Train : Lucca at 300 metres at 300 Metres Nearest Motorway : Lucca at 2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : at 22 Kilometres Car: not necessary

This lovely apartment is a wonderful way to experience Lucca and its surrounding areas. Lucca is still a relatively uncrowded city with many one-of-a-kind shops, good restaurants and beautiful architectural vignettes at every turn. Its spectacular walls, where everyone should have a walk at sunset, are a treasure to behold. It is a city of bicycles, the preferred mode of transportation, frequent train and bus service to Florence, Pisa and the Tuscan shore makes Lucca a very desirable base for exploring this area of Tuscany.Special car rental rates with possibility of pickup: at the airport and drive to your property. Possibility of guided tours of the town of Lucca, its villas, and special tours in the countryside. Chauffeur with a 6 seats bus available for special tours in the region.

Other Activities: Bagni di Lucca spa, thermal baths

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Season
15 Apr 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£460
for 3 nights
From
£153
£1,014
 
 
Low Season
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£409
for 3 nights
From
£136
£886
 
 
High Season
28 Oct 2017 - 2 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£639
for 3 nights
From
£213
£1,492
 
 
Low Season
3 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£409
for 3 nights
From
£136
£886
 
 
High Season
23 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£614
for 4 nights
From
£153
£1,014
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£435
for 3 nights
From
£145
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax £1.28 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 14 years.

*** Cancellation policy: 100% refund for cancellations more than 40 days before check in date.
The price does not include: heating, air conditioning, daily cleaning and daily change of linen.
A security deposit against damages of 400 Euro is to be paid in cash upon arrival. It will be given back upon departure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Onsite Services

  • Staff

Suitability

  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • city centre
  • town

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 120 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • The large bathroom has a double sink, toilet, bidet, tub with shower. This bathroom has specially designed with marble tiles and attention to detail. The second bathroom has a toilet, sink and shower enclosure.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Child Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Nearby there is a parking where the guests can park one car (good price for the guests).

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