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Nido Bianco, Authentic Tuscany + garden + AC, village centre. Nr Pisa/Lucca

Bedrooms Studio
Space 365 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Studio apartment located in historic Medieval building - close to Pisa & Lucca

Stylish, romantic studio apartment - offering contemporary living with Tuscan charm and character.

Il Nido Bianco (the white nest) is situated on the first floor of a Medieval building in the heart of the historic centre of Vicopisano.

Located close to Pisa, Lucca and Florence, the property is ideally located and offers the perfect base for touring Tuscany.

Nido Bianco is ideally situated and is just a short stroll away from the village square and all its amenities.


The property offers stylish contemporary interiors, free WiFi and laundry facilities - in addition the apartment retains original features such as lofty beamed ceilings with views over terracotta roofs and Medieval towers.


This studio apartment is both perfectly and cleverly designed providing both living and sleeping zones in one open plan space with large airy windows. The interiors are mainly white and neutrals which offer a cool/fresh ambiance.

Enter the apartment into a small entrance lobby with views over the terracotta roofs and Brunelleschi's Watch Tower


Here you will find comfortable Queen size bed dressed with fresh white linens and there is a romantic white curtain which separates the sleeping and dining zone. There is a cozy sofa for two and a satellite TV in this zone


The cooking zone is perfectly designed with a cooking hob, oven and fridge. The fully equipped space means you are able to prepare and cook delicious Tuscan meals at home. A dining table designed for four offers romantic comfortable dining for two!


The contemporary bathroom has the highest quality fixture and fittings and offers a WC, hand basin and shower with cubicle.


The garden like the apartment is a romantic nest for two! The garden is at the rear of the building with easy access from your apartment. The garden has a gazebo, plus table and chairs for outside dining, it's a great spot to have morning breakfast or pre - dinner drinks. The property owner has planted fresh herbs, strawberries and tomatoes which our solely for our guests.


There is a free car park just 120 meters away. The car park is for available for the residents of the historic center.

Access to the property is via a large entrance into a communal hallway - then there are 11 stairs to access your private entrance.


Arrival from 4.00PM up to 11pm

Departure up to 11.00AM.

In some cases we can be flexible on arrival and departure time, please contact us before making your booking.

Arrival after midnight and requested late departures may incur additional charges.


WiFi internet connection

Hand soap, shower gel and shampoo

A Pre-Welcome Information Pack is emailed to you 45 days before arrival - this guide is full of detailed information and is designed to help you plan and enhance your stay.


A chilled bottle of Prosecco

Pasta and pasta sauce

A selection of tea and coffee

Fresh milk, sugar

Salt, pepper, olive oil


We offer a concierge service which includes:

Booking restaurants, help organizing excursions, tours and experiences, shopping information etc.


A selection of guides and maps to help you explore the local area.


Discover the secrets of Tuscan food! How to prepare it, cook it and discover which ingredients and wines complement this simple but delicious cuisine. Guided by a professional local chef.

Cooking lessons will take place just a less than 50 metres away in a 12th Century Medieval Tower house.


Wine tasting at nearby vineyards

Cheese tasting at an artisan producer

Visits to an artisan pasta producer

Truffle hunting

All of the above experiences can be arranged. Please contact us for more details.

Visits to the local olive mill in Vicopisano, includes a visit to the olive groves and vineyards as well as tastings of the olive oil, wine and local produce.

More Details

Property Manager
Marie and Lorenzo
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2018

About Marie and Lorenzo

The property is owned by a local family who live in part of the restored Medieval building where Nido Bianci is situated.

Husband and wife Patrizia and Carlo have lovingly restored their Medieval home into a stylish comtemporary retreat. Patrizia is an experienced project manager and interior designer who specializes in bathroom and kitchens and Carlo has his own garden furniture business which specializes in hand crafted wooden furniture and garden accessories.

Patrizia and Carlo have two young sons who just love to practice their English language skills so the chances are you may get to meet them on arrival. Brenda the dog is another addition to the family who you may also meet if you take a walk along the country lanes surrounding the village!

The family have enlisted the help of Marie and Lorenzo (pictured) who act as Property Managers for Nido Bianco.

Marie and Lorenzo live in the village and know the area well. They are experienced English speaking Property Managers who will process your initial enquiry right up to your arrival and as they live just 20 meters away they are available for support during your stay should you need them.

What makes this apartment unique

Stylish contemporary studio apartment to rival any hotel suite!

Ideally situated within walking distance to the village square and local amenities.


Vicopisano Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 365 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Stylish contemporary fixtures and fittings shower with cubicle.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • studio - 1 queen
  • Studio apartment.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • tennis


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Nido Bianco, Authentic Tuscany + garden + AC, village centre. Nr Pisa/Lucca
average rating of 4.935484 based on 31 reviews

The pictures didn’t do this place justice!

  • 5 of 5

Marie, Lorenzo, and Patricia were absolutely fantastic and I loved every second of my stay here! Can’t wait to come back :)

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Five stars are not enough.

  • 5 of 5

I found this by accident after first booking our flights to Florence. What a find. The accommodation was perfect. The property managers and the owner were so friendly and helpful they helped make this holiday a most memorable time. A big thank you goes their way. The people in Vicopisano are friendly and welcoming. The pizzeria ,the butchers and Vecchia Posta are all great places to eat. Ideally placed to visit Lucca, Pisa and Volterra. Best to travel to Florence by train from Pontedera. Highlights were the the wine tour and a visit on foot to the local olive farm. Other guests we met also said the cooking class is excellent .Overall we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Nido Bianco and were impressed by the help and advice and the general welcome we had from the property owner and the property managers. Thank you all again. I would recommend this little gem.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gorgeous little apartment in a beautiful setting!

  • 5 of 5

My partner and l stayed in this cosy, clean and comfortable apartment. The owner is so helpful and lovely and so were the hosts who assisted with everything. The welcome basket had fresh local produce that we loved. We rode on push bikes through the countryside to nearby towns for coffee, gelato etc. Or you can catch a bus to the train station to visit more of Florence. At night a few doors down is a lovely small restaurant that we could eat at after a day out. Delicious homemade Italian meals and lovely wine! The town is just stunning. The apartment has everything you need. A perfect relaxing magical getaway in a beautiful medieval town. Will return!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Susan, how lovely to read your review and to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. It’s always great to know that our little welcome basket is appreciated, it certainly helps when arriving late at night when the shops are closed. It seems that you really did live like a local by getting around on public transport and bikes! As you found Vicopisano is ideally located to visit the must see destinations in Tuscany. I will let the little restaurant down the road know that you enjoyed dining at their place after a day out seeing the sights! You were great guests and we do hope you will come back to live like a local again one day in the future. Till then take care and best wishes from Marie and Lorenzo (property managers) and Patrizia and family (property owners)
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Loved living in a part of history.

  • 5 of 5

Welcoming apartment right in the center of the town. Lovely. Perfect for a couple. Everything you needed was supplied including a welcome basket filled with treats as well as local meat and cheese in the fridge and a parking space! Local stores all within walking distance. Great hub for visiting Tuscany - Day trips to Pisa, Lucca, Volterra and Florence. Marie and Lorenzo were just a phone call away and always ready to help or make

a suggestion to make our stay better. Favorite part - our Italian cooking

lesson with Olimpia, a local chef. It was the "icing on the cake" to our Italy vacation.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear William, Thank you so much for giving such a fabulous review. We are delighted that you loved our property and enjoyed your stay with us and your little welcome treat. It is always our pleasure to provide the best concierge services to our guests. We aim to always provide and give a helping hand with the best recommendations to make your stay a memorable one. The cooking lessons are always a big hit with our guests so we are pleased you enjoyed the experience. It was so nice to meet you and we thank you so much for being a fantastic guests and we do hope you come back and visit us one day. Warmest Regards, Marie and Lorenzo
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Our stay in Vicopisano, a quiet little village near Pisa.

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable apartment is fully furnished for preparing meals. However, bed slopes toward middle and could use a new mattress. In our opinion, getting to apartment from the airport requires a rental car equipped with GPS, which is also extremely helpful in getting from there to popular tourist towns such as Lucca, Volterra, Siena, etc. Free parking near apartment is a real plus. Our host, Marie, is English-speaking (a rarity among property renters in Italy, in our experience) and is very helpful with tourist advice. The town itself can be walked around completely in about ten or fifteen minutes. When we arrived in the early afternoon everything was closed. By 5pm we found a small market and a bakery open. We were told that restaurants in town generally open around 8pm. If you're looking to avoid city traffic this is the place to be.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Rod, Thank you for your review of Nido Bianco. It was lovely to read through your review and to hear that you enjoyed exploring the wider region of Tuscany such as Lucca, Volterra, Siena etc..which is so easy from Vicopisano. We are so happy that we were able to assist you with our local knowledge and recommendations. As you rightly said Vicopisano is not like big touristy towns or cities where the shops and restaurants stay open all day to cater for tourist. Here you will find a very authentic town where the restaurants open at Italian lunch and Dinner time and the locals still enjoy that afternoon siesta! I as sorry to hear that you did not find the bed comfortable, I have to be honest and say this has never been mentioned to us before but it is something which we will certainly look into. Thank you again for finding us it was great to meet you. Bests wishes Marie and Lorenzo
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Really good time in Nido Bianco in Vicopisano. Great hosts, with lots of practical help and advice.

  • 5 of 5

The property is really well equipped, with all the amenities you would need. Very clean and well maintained, with everything working perfectly. Great location within the village and the private garden area was a real bonus for breakfasts and evening drinks. Patrizia and Marie were very attentive and we particularly appreciated Marie's company on our visit to the nearby olive oil farm and her booking of local restaurants for us. Great base for visiting Florence, Lucca and Pisa. Marie was very helpful with advice about local restaurants and gelato shops. The personal touch from Marie, making sure we were well catered for, was fantastic and greatly appreciated.

This is an authentic Tuscan village, which is well worth a visit. We loved our stay here.

David and Heather (U.K.)

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear David and Heather, We are very grateful for such wonderful review and we loved that you found everything working perfectly and well maintained. Many of our guests would agree with you that Vicopisano makes an excellent base for visiting brilliant places. We are so pleased that you also enjoyed our concierge service and recommendations especially for the restaurants and gelatos! We believe It is so important to provide our guests with the best information possible so they may experience nothing but the best experience in Tuscany!. It was great to have met you and It would be our pleasure to welcome you back to Nido Bianco again one day in the future . With Warmest Regards, Marie and Lorenzo
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Pisa - 12 miles - 23 minutes
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Borgo Maggiore 2 minute walk
Nearest Ferry
32 Kilometres
Livorno - 20 miles - 35 minutes
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Terrenia & Montecatini terme - 19 miles - 30 minut
Nearest Train
7.5 Kilometres
Pontedera - 5 miles - 10 minutes
Nearest Motorway
24 Kilometres
Motorway A12 Genova/Roma or A11 both 30 minutes
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Vicopisano 10 - 15 minutes walk
Nearest Ski
97 Kilometres
Abetone - 57 miles - 2 hours and 25 minutes
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Marina di Pisa/Terrenia - 19 miles - 30 minutes
Car: recommended

Vicopisano is a truly Tuscan town situated on the lower slopes of the Monte Pisano, a range of hills which rises like an island between the provinces of Pisa and Lucca.

Vicopisano is the ideal location for those searching for a truly authentic experience - here you can live like a local and take home some memorable experiences such as witnessing the olive and grape harvest and sampling our local products.

A hilltop Medieval fortress and watch tower designed by the renaissance engineer Filippo Brunelleschi stands guard over the village and surrounding countryside.

The fortress is open to visitors at the weekends; a perfect place to spend a couple of hours exploring medieval dungeons, palace rooms and climbing the impressive watch tower, the small entrance fee includes a personal guided tour.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit $231.16

All cancellations will incur an administration fee

Rate includes: all bed linens and towels, bathrobes, final cleaning, WiFi internet connection, welcome refreshment pack

The rate does not include heating or air - conditioning - please contact us for rates

All cancellations incur an administration fee

Small pets are allowed at owner's discretion at 30€ per pet, per stay.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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