Location & Logistics


“We were very grateful to be rescued from the crowds, heat and everything ‘chiuso’ in Florence”

Caprignana is about 65 kms north of Lucca, nestled between a 500 hectare national park offering wonderful opportunities for walking and the imposing marble mountains of Carrara.

To see maps of the area, click on these links to the Tuscany Region or the Italy Map.


Pisa Tower

Many guests choose to fly into Pisa airport, 90 kilometers from the villa where there is a good selection of car rental firms.

Festival at Pisa

The Giocco al Ponte festival is an annual event in Pisa.

Location Information

The nearest airport is Pisa, around 1.5 hours drive.

The property is about 1.5 to 2 hours north of Florence, 3 hours from Milano and 4-5 hours drive from Rome and Venice.

Trains arriving at Piazza al Serchio, the local town, connect the two ends of the valley – Lucca and Aulla, which in turn provide excellent rail connections throughout Italy.

Shopping and services are in Piazza al Serchio, 3 kms down the hills, where you will obtain all your requirements. There is one shop in the village. The Cinque Terre is around 1.5 hours away and can be visited by train or car in a day.

At 870 metres above sea level both villa and barn are ideal even for the warmest months of summer.

The house is managed by an English speaking woman who lives in the adjacent house and who will help make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

Castlenuovo di Garfagnana


The main town in the valley is Castlenuovo di Garfagnana about 20 minutes away. Market day on Thursday is mandatory!



A village shop offers timeless ambiance and merchandise. Or make your own bread like these loaves made by the owner.

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