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  • Spectacular Tuscan Villa

    "Having been to Italy for several tours, five couples (cousins) rented Villa Giardo for two weeks this past October. We wanted a different kind of vacation, slower paced, with time to savor the area. The villa had been recommended to us by friends who had been there the previous year so we knew we were in for a treat. It exceeded our expectations. The view from the stone terrace was magnificent & much time was spent sitting there with a glass of chianti wine. We had rented a car in Rome and drove to Figline & found the road to Greve & thereafter used Silvia's very helpful directions (with photos)to find the villa. (A GPS becomes useless after you get on the roads nearer the villa). The dirt road the last few miles to the villa is bumpy and the driveway at the house is a bit steep but a fun challenge! The villa interior is spacious & spectacular...a combination of rustic and elegant with crystal chandeliers and a stone fireplace. 4 of the 5 bedrooms have queen or king beds with bathrooms. One upstairs room has 2 twin beds and a half bath nearby). The owners, Silvia & Stefano, live at the end of the villa in their own apartment so they are close by if you have a question for them; yet you never see them at your end of the villa. It was the perfect combination of privacy & assistance in case you had a question about a restaurant or directions. They are wonderful people who love sharing this beautiful property with others..we cannot say enough about them and their darling son! Our routine was to take leisurely day trips by car, to Greve, to Radda, to San Gimignano, wander around the town or market day kiosks, find a restaurant & have a fabulous mid day meal (seafood pasta & cinghali (boar stew) are not to be missed! Then back at the villa by night, we would play cards, sit on the terrace, & make our own light dinner. We went by train to Florence for a day (parking in Figline) and took a high speed train to Venice for an overnight trip during our 2 weeks there. We all said this was the best trip any of us have ever taken to Italy. The weather was lovely during our stay. We were lucky enough to see and hear wild boar several times. We felt like real Tuscans by the time we left, having made friends with several local merchants in Greve (the wine store) & several restaurant owners who were so friendly when we returned again. It was truly the trip of a lifetime for those who want to experience the heart and soul of Italy which is found in Tuscany."
    Guest: Suzanne Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 3, 2014
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Lucca Province Travel Tips

An Italy vacation in the countryside around Lucca Italy is more than just a destination – it’s a true Italy vacation experience in the lush hills that surround the town of Lucca, with ample opportunities to take in the many delights near the area’s Tuscany villas and Italy vacation rentals. Enjoy views of the olive groves and vineyards with the Apuan Alps range beyond. Stroll villages like Convalle and Segromigno in Monte; shop the local markets, and take your treasures back to your Lucca Italy villa to enjoy a simple, elegant feast.

Tuscany vacation rentals in the Lucca area are spacious and luxurious. Your Tuscany villa rental will also be a convenient home base for sightseeing and exploring the region and beyond. Take in the history and culture of nearby Lucca. Hike in the foothills near your Italy vacation rental, and explore the region beyond – you’re just about 30 minutes from Pisa or Florence by rental car. Plan a day trip to the beach, which is also just 30 to 45 minutes away from vacation rentals near Lucca. The area hosts summer music festivals, fresh markets and year round dining, museums and the region’s rich history.

Fly into Pisa’s Galileo Galilei airport or into Florence’s airport, known as Peretola. You will need a rental car in Tuscany, but consider taking the train from town to town for day trips. While the beauty near Tuscany villas shines in summer, many of VRBO’s Italy vacation rentals are available year round for a restful retreat any time of year. The region around Lucca and the captivating Tuscany vacation villas of the area invite you to take time away from the beaten path and enjoy a pure Italy vacation experience.

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