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Peaceful Location, Balcony, Garden And Garage: Near Swimming Pool



Updated: 23-Oct-2016
Apartment in Barga, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy - Stunning View Of Alps, Surrounded By Trees

The apartment is on the first floor and is in a block containing other 4 identical flats. It is in the middle of the countryside facing the Apuan Alps on one side and the Tuscan Apenines on the other. The view is breathtaking. It is 10 minutes walking distance from the town centre and 2 minutes from the outdoor, public swimming pool. The apartment itself has a front balcony where you can enjoy the sun or your meals. It also has a front garden where you can read and sunbathe. The garage has a washing machine, other washing facilities and a large shower. The inside is composed of a kitchen, living room, bathroom with bath and shower and 3 bedrooms. This home is in an ideal position. It is a short walk from the town centre where popular cafès , Lucchesi, Alpino and Onesti offer fantastic cappuccinos and fresh cakes at next-to-nothing prices. It is only a 2 mins walk from local swimming pool where you can sunbathe and then cool off and in the unlikely event of getting homesick you can wander down to the fish and chips festival for some outdoor dining and dancing (from around 23 July to 15 August). Barga has recently become a second home to many tourists who come back again and again attracted by the natural surroundings, art, culture, music, reatuarants and bars to suit every pocket. One of the best features is that everybody soon gets to know each other and looks forward to meeting up again the following year. If you are sporty there are tennis, horse-riding and swimming facilities and I really recommend trekking, mountain climbing or simply walking among the breathtaking scenery. There is so much to say about Barga that I suggest you come and find out for yourselves.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pets considered
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

Hi my name is Lucia and if you have been to Barga before you've probably met me already as I am a part of the large Scottish Italian comunity Barga is reknowned for. I came to this area when I was 18 and my parents were both Italian. If this is your first time then I'm sure we'll get along fine as I will make sure you have all the necessary information and assistance about where to go, eat, transport and so on.

Speaks English, French, Italian

2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews


Very nice comfortable accomodation in a quiet area ,but very close to all amenities of Barga

  • 5 of 5

Stayed in this lovely apartment ,which was within easy walking distance to all the beautiful parts of Barga, which has many lovely restaurants,bars and beautiful cake shop.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect Barga

  • 5 of 5

Just spent a delightful fortnight in Barga. We were met by Lucia on arrival who was extremely welcoming and informative about Barga and all the wonderful things to do in town and around the local area. Not only did she welcome us but most days we met her in the many cafes/restuarants (especially breakfast at Lucchesi which I would recommend) around town where she always enquired about our holiday and especially if we required anything to make our stay more enjoyable.

The apartment is as described....perfect position for everything to be enjoyed in Barga. Whether it is a short stroll down to the amazing communal pool, a stroll for a beer to the Alpino hotel or up to the old town to enjoy one of the many restaurants and bars it is perfect. The apartment has everything you need and to be honest the photos don't do it justice. If you want to eat in, the kitchen has everything you will need and the occasional evening we enjoyed a meal and glass of wine (several) on the terrace. The two double bedrooms are roomy, bright and comfy and we didn't use the third bedroom but again it looked very comfortable and would be ideal for a child or teenager. On the whole the apartment was spotlessly clean, very comfortable, well furnished and equipped with absolutely no complaints and is as described in the information provided by Lucia.

The best compliment I can pay to Barga, Lucia and the apartment is I have booked for next year and look forward to our return.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Train : Barga-Gallicano at 4 Kilometres Car: recommended


The coast is 65 minutes away by car.


The nearest airport is Pisa airport 'Galileo Galilee'. 'Ryan Air' low-cost airlines are specialised in direct flights from GB. If you rent a car in Pisa it will take you about 1 hour 15 min to reach Barga. Car is recommended but you can also use public transport. A bus from the airport will take you to Lucca where you have to take another bus to Barga. A train from the airport will take you as far as Mologno station, (village below Barga) and then you can take a bus or a taxi.


Some of the nearest villages are Fornaci, Gallicano and Castelnuovo. They are between 10 and 20 mins away by car. Lucca is the nearest city and it is about 45 min by car. If you want to visit the coast, Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi etc, or Pisa, from Lucca it will take another 20 mins.


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5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
To book the apartment arrangements are made by email. To confirm a booking a small deposit is necessary and the rest of the payment is made on arrival.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible as are arrival and departure times. They can be arranged with owner.

Notes on prices:
Price is for the property per week in euros. Discounts can be arranged for long winter lets.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 23-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • apartment


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural
  • town


  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom with shower box,bath WC, bidet and bathroom unit with wash-hand basin, cabinet and mirror.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedrooms with double bed,wardrobes, dressing table, mirror.


  • Outside: There is a front balcony furnished with table and chairs and a lounger. There is also a front garden where you can enjoy relaxing and sunbathing.

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