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Hotels, Villas, Agriturismos, Bed and Breakfasts, B&Bs, Campgrounds - for the north west Tuscany area
Calcinaia, Collesalvetti, Lucca, Mastiano,
Montecatini Terme, Pisa, Pistoia, San Miniato

Hotel - 4 star

Hotel Calamidoro - This unique and impressive hotel is located in Pisa province on  a large estate from an 18th century villa and various other old buildings.  The property features large private gardens and a small lake which lend it a sense of opulence.
Crespina (near Pisa)
Agriturismo - wine estate - 5 star

Poggio Al Casone - this wine estate extends over about 40 hectares surface, on the sweet slopes of the Pisan hills leaning on the Tyrrhenian coast.  This estate joins our list of best hotels and resorts in Tuscany.  There are 8 beautiful apartments.
Collesalvetti (Livorno, Pisa area)
Guest house  * cooking school *

Villa Delia - this unique, exclusive cooking school is located east of Livorno is set amidst a serene country side of ancient cypress and gently rolling hills with mellow stone farm houses, gently preserved medieval towns and picturesque walled villages.


Hotel - 4 stars

San Luca Palace Hotel - In a medieval square within the walls of the ancient city of Lucca, in a building dating back to 1540, this hotel is a comfortable 4 star hotel with a number of suites and rooms, and much sought-after for its elegant furnishings and technology.

Hotel - 4 stars

A Palazzo Busdraghi - Photogallery

A Palazzo Busdraghi - Located in the historic center of Lucca, Palazzo Busdraghi is home of this elegant 4 star Hotel in Lucca, a historic residence overlooking Via Fillungo, just steps from all the city's major attractions.  Just seven beautiful rooms including a "Royal Suite".

Hotel - 4 stars

Hotel Universo - This stylish property is an ideal place to unwind in style, comfort and old-world elegance. Major tourist attractions such as the cathedral of St. Martin, known as the the Duomo, and the famous 18th century theatre in Piazza del Giglio are both close.

Hotel - 3 stars

Hotel La Luna - situated in two buildings on a cul de sac in the historic centre of ancient Lucca, facing the Via Fillungo, the famous 'Pedestrian Street', the most sophisticated and exclusive street in this fascinating city.  A very comfortable place to stay in Lucca

Hotel - 3 stars

Piccolo Hotel Puccini - Piccolo Hotel Puccini is characterized by elegant furniture. The hall, cosy and friendly, anticipates the simple and peaceful atmosphere present in each room.  All rooms are equipped with bathroom, colour TV, direct telephone.

Hotel - 3 stars

Palazzo Alexander - Located in the center of Lucca's historic district. The building, which dates from the 12th century, housed a girls boarding school in the 1800's. Closed for the last ten years, the site was recently restored to its former splendor.

Apartment for rent - 4 bedrooms - sleeps 8

Villa Sidra - located in an completely renovated ancient palazzo, in Via Guinigi, a quiet street near Lucca's beautiful cathedral, just a short walk for the treasures of this ancient Tuscan city.  All bedrooms open onto the private garden.

Apartment for rent - 3 bedrooms - sleeps 6

Apartment Cittadella - one of the most beautiful and historic medieval apartments in the centre of Lucca, recently completely restored, with an abundance of historic features.  Three luxury bedrooms, beautiful lounges and kitchen.

Apartment for rent - 4 bedrooms - sleeps 8

Apartment Angelo Nobile - an old 13th century building located in the heart of the historical centre of Lucca on the corner between Via dell'Angelo Custode and Piazza Santa Maria Forisportam. It is only a short walk away from the impressive ancient city walls which surround the historical part of Lucca.

Apartment for rent - 5 bedrooms - sleeps 10

PalazzoArnolfini - The Building's Courty

Palazzo Arnoldo - One of the largest apartments inside the walls.  It is also unusually quiet although it is located in the historic centre as it overlooks a beautifully kept garden making you think you are in the countryside not in the very heart of a medieval historic centre!

Apartment for rent - 3 bedrooms - sleeps 6-8
Duomo San Martino - The living Room

Apartment San Martino - an elegant and spacious vacation flat on the second floor of an old palazzo located in the heart of the historic centre of Lucca.  The apartment has two queen bedrooms and a twin bedroom. Each bedroom has en-suite bathroom with a shower enclosure.

Apartment for rent - 3 bedrooms - sleeps 7

Apartment Piazza Fatinelli - enjoys a privileged position in a quiet area within the historical center of Lucca, one of Tuscany's most interesting cities.  The apartment is located 5 minutes walking distance from just about everything the city has to offer.

Villa for rent - 5 bedrooms, sleeps 10

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Villa Laurea - a 1900th century detached villa just restored with 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. It is spacious and comfortable with its three floors and it has a very large terrace and a private garden for guests to enjoy.   About 1 km from the walls of Lucca.

Villa for rent - 6 bedrooms, sleeps 12

Villa Boschiglia - Driving through the gates of this walled estate, you will travel down a long avenue overlooked by double rows of stately cypresses on either side until you reach the villa itself, sitting in wide green park-like setting.

Villa for rent - 5 bedrooms, sleeps 10

Villa Casale Sodini - The villa is an ancient mill house beside an evocative Tuscan stream. Guests will enjoy a wonderful sense of serenity during their time at the Villa, but remain within an easy drive of Lucca, Pisa, Florence and other of Tuscany's art cities.

Villa for rent - 5 bedrooms, sleeps 10

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Casa Felice Matteucci - a gem of a Tuscan farmhouse among luxury villas and inns in Tuscany. Set in a stunning estate of hill-terraced olive groves and overlooking a small lake this farmhouse accommodation in Tuscany is reached by a wooden bridge.

Villa for rent -  6 bedrooms, sleeps 10-13

Villa Compitese -  located on the famous hills of Compitese, south side in the province of Lucca, in a gorgeous private estate, surrounded by centuries-old trees and plants.  Six king bedrooms, beautiful kitchen dining room, lounges, gardens and pool.

Villa for rent

Villa Farneta - this three story luxury villa situated in the hills above Lucca has fabulous furnishings, a wonderful garden, gym, billiard room, swimming pool and everything else you need to enjoy your  Tuscany vacation.

Villa for rent - 6 bedrooms, sleeps 12

Villa Patrizia - This charming vacation villa is located in the village of SS. Annunziata on the outskirts of Lucca. The villa has sections dating to the 15th and 18th century.  The villa has a lovely Italian garden and is surrounded by mature trees and an ancient wall.

Villa for rent - 4 bedrooms, sleeps 8

Casa Arturo - Casa Arturo is a lovely country house, originally a farmhouse of a big estate that no longer exists,  In summer, cool and breezy, the house is warm and cosy in thanks to a large stone fire place.  Close to Lucca and other Tuscan art cities.

Villa for rent - 5 bedrooms, sleeps 10

Casa al Colle - The house dominates the small hamlet of San Romano, a short walking distance away. On request, a lady from the village can prepare authentic Italian homemade dishes and pizzas.

Villa for rent - 4 bedrooms, sleeps 10

Villa Teto - set among olive groves and vineyards its square design, four-sided roof, private chapel, central staircase and mouldings carved from the local grey stone are typical of the Lucca area. It is surrounded by a beautiful garden.

Villa for rent - 5 bedrooms, sleeps 10

Villa Il Palazzo - near Lucca in Cevoli - A refined palace just moments from Cevoli. It has all the details you'll love - vaulted ceilings, frescoed rooms, grand salons, beautiful antique furniture. And a great price too.

B&B; Bed and Breakfast

Villa Romantica - Just as the name says - this Villa is a romantic home away from home.  You will find double rooms, junior suites and larger suites - all tastefully decorated and very comfortable!  There is a pool on site, tennis courts next door.

B&B; Bed and Breakfast

Dreamers B&B - Nestling among the gentle hills of Tuscany and within easy reach of the dreamy cities of Pisa and Lucca, the  villa offers everything lovers of Italy could wish for including breathtaking views over vineyards and medieval monasteries.

B&B; Bed and Breakfast

Corte di Re Artu B&B - You will experience an adventurous journey in time, together with King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. A frescoed breakfast room and a medieval courtyard make this B&B and ideal spot for a romantic weekend.
B&B; Bed and Breakfast
Corte degli Dei - The villa is composed of apartment-suites that take the name of the gods: Apollo, Mars, Minerva, and others.  The rooms feature Satellite TV, autonomous heating/air conditioning, safes, jacuzzi tubs and tasteful furnishings etc.
Mastiano (near Lucca and Pisa)
Hotel - 3 star                                  * Recommended *

Hotel Villa Volpi - A small, beautiful little hotel (just 16 rooms), and two "villinos". The hotel enjoys a splendid location bathed in sunlight and overwhelmed by the vivid colours of the surrounding nature they provide spectacular views.

Villa for rent - 1 bedroom, sleeps 4

Cottage Torre - situated on the grounds of the Hotel Villa Volpi, this bright, beautiful  cottage offers superb accommmodation for a couple or small family. It is cofortably and tastefully furnished and offers a great base from which to explore Tuscany.
Villa for rent - 2 bedroom, sleeps 6

Cottage Torre Alta - Like its sister cottage, this lovely little villino is part of the estate belonging to the Hotel Villa Volpi.  With two bedrooms, a lounge, small kitchen and well appointed bathroom, this is an ideal place to hang your hat while exploring Tuscany.
Villas for rent - 3 farmhouses, 2 cottages

Villa Ghiaia - large and very beautiful estate is situated in Tuscany on the hills to the north and west of Lucca on the way to the coastal towns of Versilia and Camaiore.  Houses and cottages can be rented separately or in combination.
Monsummano Terme
Hotel - 5 star and thermal spa

Grotta Giusti Hotel and Spa - Set in a private park with secular trees, the early nineteenth century villa, now a prestigious Hotel, enriched by antiques and paintings, has maintained its historical air and natural charm.
Montaione (Castelfiorentino, Santo Stefano)
Villas and apartments for rent  ~recommended~

Villa Rubbiano - featuring 11 very private, self-catering villas and apartments, sits in the midst of vineyards and olive groves separated by forests of oak, soaring cypress trees and banks of luxuriant broom.  Near Florence, Pisa, Volterra and San Gimignano.

Villa for rent - 1 bedroom, sleeps 4   ~recommended~

Villa Piaggia - The villa is made of ancient stones and it is situated in the heart of the estate. The villa can easily accommodate 13 people and has every sort of comfort.  Volterra, San Gimignano, Pisa and the Tuscan Coast are an easy drive.
Villa for rent - 12 bedroom, sleeps 20-28  ~recommended~

Villa Vignola - Once a distinguished old Tuscan farmhouse, Villa Vignola has today once again been completely restored to its original splendour. This superb property offers the most elegant, luxurious, country style accommodation.
Villa for rent - 12 bedroom, sleeps 20-28  ~recommended~

Villa Cerretto - Formerly a hunting lodge Villa Cerretto is a superb Tuscan country villa with a perfect, secluded, hill top location. A winding, tree-lined, private country road leads to the property, which is situated within its own gated grounds and gardens.
Montecatini Terme and Montecatini Alta

Villa for rent

Villa Le Ferrette - Sitting on a hill with a 360 degree view of the Tuscan valleys below, this Villa is surrounded by 10 hectares of olive and fruit orchards, gardens and woods.  This wonderfully restored villa can be rented by the week from May to October.
Hotel - 4 star

Hotel Torretta - is situated in the beautiful green and panoramic views of Montecatini Terme close to parks, Spa establishments and sports grounds. Montecatini is perfectly situated as it is within easy reach of Florence, Lucca, Siena and Pisa etc.
Hotel - 4 star

Grand Hotel Tamerici e Principe - A superior four star rating Hotel, situated in the centre of the town of Montecatini Terme, just a short distance from the parks and Spa buildings. It features beautiful architecture on five floors which distinguishes this elegant building.
Hotel - 4 star

Grand Hotel Tettuccio - Amongst the hotels in downtown Montecatini, this hotel is in a really privileged location: facing Montecatini's main street, it is right in front of the huge Parco Termale (Thermal Park) set in the pinewood that houses the thermal spas.
Hotel - 4 star

Hotel Le Fonti - The well kept and well run 3 star Hotel le Fonti is located very close to the center of Montecatini Terme and offers great access to the town and its famous Liberty era spas.  The hotel is also a great place to base excursions to Pistoia, Pisa, Lucca etc.
Hotel - 4 star

Hotel Tuscany Inn - located in the heart of Montecatini Terme, this modern hotel provides high quality comforts and services, appreciated by both business and leisure travellers and offered in an elegant and sophisticated atmosphere.
Hotel - 4 star

Hotel Ariston -  located in the heart of the beautiful spa town of Montecatini Terme.  The hotel is in a quiet area but just a stone’s throw from the spas and the town centre where you can shop in the most prestigious fashion stores.
Villa for rent - from USD $7,500/week - 5 bdrms, sleeps 10

Casa di Colori - This majestic villa overlooking the rolling hills of Tuscany between Lucca and Florance has the local village of Montecatini less than 100 yards away. It is the perfect spot for touring the Tuscan countryside .
Agriturismo - villas, cottages and apartments

Agriturismo Le Colonne - located in "Monte a Pescia", one of the most beautiful areas of the Tuscany, with a superb scenic view and surrounded by  woody hills that include  Collodi, the homeland of "Pinocchio" and the castles of Nievole valley.
Residence Hotel - apartments for rent

Residence Hotel Charme - The Residence Charme Hotel offers double bedrooms and apartments, all comfortable and welcoming, satellite TV in the hall and reception open from 8 AM to midnight where the residence multilingual staff is at guests' disposal.
Agriturismo - 4 rooms and 3 apartments - self contained

Agriturismo Il Vallone - a unique farmhouse holiday accommodation: modern apartments in a farmhouse in Tuscany. The farmhouse has been converted into four independent, self catering apartments: two 3 room apartments and two 2 room apartments.
Bed and Breakfast; B&B and Apartment for Rent

B&B Casa Diletta - If you are looking for a comfortable and familiar place, Casa Diletta will welcome you year round in a authentic and friendly atmosphere.  Choose either a room with Bed & Breakfast or the lovely new apartment "Il Fienile".
Apartments for rent - Villas for rent

Residence Le Coloniche - Old farmhouses recently restored, where you can spend your time relaxing, riding a bike, walking along woodland paths, swimming in the pool or chatting with friends.  There are 7 apartments and 2 small villas for rent.
Montevettolini (Lucca area)
Villa for rent - from USD $10,500/week - 6 bdrms, sleeps 12-14

Villa Montevettolini - Set within a medieval borgo, the villa is certainly one of our most unique Italian vacation properties. This remarkable villa has been meticulously refurbished keeping original building materials such as Florentine stone, barrel-vaulted ceilings and terracotta floors intact.

Hotel - 4 star

Grand Hotel Bonanno - situated in Pisa a few minutes from the old town centre and Piazza dei Miracoli Square and a few km from the San Rossore Natural Park, San Giuliano thermal baths and at the foot of the Monte Serra.  The sites of Pisa at your fingertips.
Hotel - 3 star
Hotel Villa Kinzica - Established over sixty years ago in an imposing mid-18th century villa the hotel is situated a stone’s throw away from the famous leaning tower.  You can immerse yourself in the wonderful atmosphere of this compact, culture-rich city.

Pistoia - Monsummano Terme, Uzzano etc

Villa for rent - from USD $4020/week - 5 bedrooms, sleeps 10

Villa Maria - The Villa is well furnished and extremely spacious, it is further enhanced by a large garden. Encircling the Villa are well tended lawns, several shaded, furnished terraces, roses, lemons and a small woodland to the rear.

Villa for rent - from USD $1210/week - 3 bedrooms, sleeps 5

Casa Belvedere - Winding streets, narrow alleyways, and small piazzas characterise the village of Sorano’s.  A short walk from the mai piazza is Casa Belvedere. A three-level house that overlooks a stunning valley-panorama.

Agriturismo - 3 apartments - self contained & B&B

Agriturismo La Corte - Relax - in the garden or around the pool, enjoy scenic walks, bike rides, or excursions to the beautiful art cities of Tuscany. 3 self-catering apartments that can be rented by the week during the high season, shorter periods in the off season.

Agriturismo - 3 apartments - self contained & B&B

Agriturismo Podere Saliciaia - The farmhouse is in peaceful countryside of north Tuscany and is sheltered by hills and the medieval villages of Monsummano Alto and Montecatini only a few minutes away from Florence, Pisa and Pistoia and Lucca.

Agriturismo - 3 apartments - self contained & B&B

Le Pòggiola is a small farm situated on the sunny slopes of Montalbano in the Valdinievole Valley surrounded with beautiful gardens where you can simply relax and enjoy the countryside.  Just a few minutes from Pistoia, Montecatini Terme etc.

Agriturismo - 4 apartments - self contained

Agriturismo I Pianacci - This Agriturismo "I Pianacci" in the beautiful countryside in northwest Tuscany is an active farm that produces olive oil and red wine and hosts a stable of horses, which guests can use recreationally during their stay.


Fattoria Casaalbosco - Surrounded by 170 hectares of vineyards and olive trees the 15th Century structure offers different types of self-catering apartments that can accommodate from 2 to 6 people.  Well located for visits to Tuscan cities.
Agriturismo - 10 apartments - B&B rooms

Fattoria di Santa Lucia - a 160 Hectare wine estate offering splendid accommodation in the Valdarno near the area's capital, Pontedera.   The farm features 10 self-catering apartments and 7 nicely done B&B rooms.

San Miniato
Villa for rent - from 3500 E/week - sleeps up to 10
*cooking lessons*   2009 - special discounts - contact us

Fattoria di Stibbio - This is one of those rare finds in Tuscany - a meticulously restored farm structure which is also an important cultural landmark.  Tastefully furnished, impeccable service, every attention paid to every detail.  A real treat!
Agriturismo; Apartments for rent

Agriturismo Corniano Vacanze - Agriturismo Corniano Vacanze stands on the crest of a hill overlooking broad Tuscan valleys toward the town of San Miniato.  In the other direction is a vast sweep of land stretching to the Pisan hills and the Tyrhennian Sea.
Agriturismo; Apartments for rent

Agriturismo Bellavista - a completely restored and refurbished farm house sitting on 50 hectares devoted to vineyards, olive groves and a small wood lying in the very heart of Tuscany in an enchanting panoramic position near San Miniato in the Chianti region.