The building dates from 1792 and was built by the Diocese of Pisa, for nearly a century it was used as an orphanage, then at the end of 1800 it became a commercial on the ground floor, where he was made a bakery and housing plans and in the attic. It is in this attic was born Dirce, and was the first lucky girl (no orphan) that the building housed. Dirce lived there for first with his family and then alone for almost 100 years.
The Attic of Dirce today: situated in the historic center of Pietrasanta, just 50 meters from Piazza del Duomo, the third and last floor of a building of 1700 completely renovated. The whole attic is 100 square meters, of which 15 sqm terrace overlooking via Stagio Stagi one of the most beautiful and characteristic of the center, from which you can enjoy a stunning view from the roof of Pietrasanta to the pine woods of Versilia, close to the sea. A wrought iron gate between the second and third floor attic of bounds the property of Dirce, which has the exclusive use of the last flight of stairs and the landing, a space more fully at the disposal of the apartment. The Attic of Dirce, being free on all four sides and having windows in every room, it is very light, unlike most of the buildings in the center. E 'consists of a living room, a dining room made in the old kitchen and still has the old fireplace, a kitchen, a windowed bathroom with large shower, two spacious bedrooms, one double and one twin. The loft has been tastefully renovated in 2011 and furnished using only antiques, art, modern art, design, furniture, industrial recovery and crafts, antique metal signs and posters. Some of the objects which constitute the decor of Mansard of Dirce may also be, on request, purchased. Finally, the attic is equipped with a parking space for the exclusive use in the vicinity of the building.
The building dates back to 1792. It was a property of the Archdiocese of Pisa. It was used as orphanage along one century. At the end of the nineteenth century the ground floor Became a bakery and the rest of the building, apartments. Attic room included. It was in this attic room where the little Dirce was born. She was the first non-orphan baby born in the building.
Dirce lived there together with her family and later alone During almost 100 years.
Dirce's attic room nowadays: in the very heart of Pietrasanta, few steps from the Duomo Square, the Dirce's attic is the third and last floor of a full redecorated building from the XVIII century. The attic is 100 square meters. The terrace (15sm) overlooks at Stagio Stagi St, one of the most beautiful and characteristic streets of the center. It has a splendid view from the roofs of Pietrasanta to the Versiliana pinewood, close to the sea. A wrought iron gate between the second and third floor is the private access to Dirce's attic. A stairway takes to the landing: an extra area at guests disposal. Dirce's attic is very bright and it has windows in every room. A very uncommon characteristic among the center buildings. It has a little a living room, a large dining room with the fireplace Belonging to the original kitchen, a kitchen, a bathroom with window and a big shower, one double-room and one matrimonial room; Both large. The attic has been redecorated in 2011. Antiques, modern art works, design objects, hand-made furniture, old metal signs and placards are part of the decor. Some pieces fron the Dirce's attic decor can be bought on request, The rental includes a private parking close to the building.
Small city of art, culture and charm at the foot of the Apuan Alps, a few steps from the beaches of Versilia, Pietrasanta is at present the most exclusive area, as opposed to the luxury and splendor of Forte dei Marmi, which is only 7 km.
Since Botero, Mitoraj and other international artists have elected to his home, the most important Italian art galleries have opened here its own exhibition space, attracting Italian and international tourism and lover of good food.
The city center is full of old buildings for pedestrians only and the evening comes alive thanks to the many shops, bars and restaurants, creating a unique atmosphere.
At the same time, thanks to its strategic location, Pietrasanta is a good base for visiting many other prestigious resorts of Tuscany as the nearby Pisa and Lucca or Florence and Siena or to spend a few relaxing days at sea in one of the numerous beaches of the coast.