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Culture and nature, peace and quiet, big city and mountains

Bedrooms 1
Space 322 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Casa Maria is situated on the edge of the forest above Lanzo Torinese with views of the town and the Po Valley.

The apartment is very bright and friendly. Located to the south and at sunrise seem the first sunbeams in the kitchen. The kitchen is equipped with fridge and washing machine. The bedroom has two beds. The bathroom is equipped with toilet, bidet, sink and shower. Possibly, a. 3 Bed in the living room are placed.

There is a green garden terrace with table and chairs or Deckchairs.

The owner speaks German, Italian, Spanish, English and French. He lives on site, is an artist and has his studio in the grounds. On request, artistic design is offered.

The village is 30 km from Turin and at the entrance of 3 Lanzotäler, limits their mountains to the west by France.

Turin offers interesting museums such as the Mole Antonelliana, a former synagogue, the symbol of Turin, where the Turin Film Museum is housed. The Egyptian Museum of Turin is the largest Egyptian museum in the world after Cairo. The Castello di Veneria Reale is the Italian Versailles palace gardens and wonderful rooms in Piedmontese Baroque. The Castello di Rivoli is since 1984 the Museum of Contemporary Art in Italy. There are also many other museums of ancient and contemporary art, as well as the automobile museum. You can reach Turin by train from Lanzo. The Turin airport is 18 km from Lanzo away and is also accessible by train.

The Lanzotäler suitable for mountain tours of all kinds, from simple trekking to challenging mountaineering glacier crossing. For climbers there are mountains of over 3,500 meters above sea level.

The starting point Casa Maria is suitable for cyclists, bikers, hikers, lovers of any kind of culture.

Lanzo itself is famous for its Devil's Bridge, the bold arches at high altitude over the river Stura and for centuries defies every flood. There is also a climbing course with different levels of difficulty. The village itself offers a swimming pool, a fitness center, restaurants, pizzerias, shops of all kinds, the large weekly market, nice cafes. Lanzo has also a hospital.

More Details

Johannes Pfeiffer
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017


Nearest Airport
18 Kilometres
Caselle - Turin
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
In Lanzo Torinese
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Royal Park I Roveri - La Mandria
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Lanzo Torinese
Nearest Motorway
18 Kilometres
Caselle - Turin
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Lanzo Torinese
Nearest Ski
24 Kilometres
Ala di Stura
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Car: recommended


Lanzo Torinese Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 322 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexibel / Check-out: Flexibel
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom with toilet, bidet, sink and shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Double bed.
  • Books
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
The apartment is located right on the edge overlooking the city. The mountains are in the background, view of the Po Valley. Turin is half an hour away. Pleasant atmosphere. On request and charge one gets dinner. Specialties are: Bistecca Fiorentina grilled on the stone slab and baked pizza in the wood oven.


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average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews
Lunenburg, NS, Canada

The most wonderful, relaxing vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

I recommend this property in the strongest possible terms.

My husband and I stayed here for two weeks last month and never wanted to leave. Lanzo itself is a wonderful small town with very good amenities and a spectacular setting. Casa Maria is simply heaven on earth -- the property is up a very winding road above Lanzo. The flat is at the end of a long row of picturesque flats and apartments which have been converted from some other use. A number of interesting people live here, besides the truly wonderful Johannes and his wife. And there were friendly cats all over -- I'm sure they would leave you alone if you didn't like them, but for us they were a big plus.

Johannes is a great host as well as a brilliant and busy artist. In spite of our staying at a very busy time for him, he was always helpful and friendly. He and his wife made sure we were happy and took great care of us, even leaving us pasta and wine for our first night! We had one small problem with the internet and he fixed it quickly.

The location was perfect for us. We explored the Lanzo valleys, went down to Turin for opera and museums, drove up to the Aosta valley and across to Lake Como. We also really enjoyed spending time in Lanzo itself: had breakfast every morning at the Caffe Stazione, visited shops and restaurants, saw the Ponte del Diavolo and the Silmax Tool Museum and just generally enjoyed entering into daily life.

The flat is spotless, well-maintained and adorable.It's small and doesn't have a living area. It's a kitchen, a bedroom and a bathroom.That didn't bother us: we just lived at the dining table in the kitchen but if you like to lounge around it might not be perfect. The bed was very firm. There's a nice big closet in the bedroom but no dresser so clothing storage for a longer stay was a bit awkward, but, again, it wasnt't a big deal for us. The shower was wonderful! Lots of hot water :) Loved the little wood stove in the kitchen -- it got quite pleasantly chilly in the evenings and one of our delights was to light up the fire and sit and read :) The gas stove was wonderful -- it was good to cook up a meal and then eat it outdoors overlooking the valley and the town. The air is so fresh!

I cannot say enough good things about this wonderful property or about Johannes and Maria or about the Town of Lanzo. The whole vacation, from start to finish, was the best we've ever had and now we're plotting to return. We wouldn't consider staying anywhere else :)

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear N. and D., thank you for your wonderful comment. We are happy that you felt so good in our vacancy appartment. We try everything that our guests will feel well. For who as you, loves nature, loves to be close to a big city like Turin, loves to be close to the mountains too, it's really a good place to spend some time. Thank you very much. You will be always wellcome. Warmest regards Johannes Pfeiffer
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A place to relax

  • 5 of 5

A quite place were you can relax with beatiful views. You can go for long walks in th country side. Very beautiful, clean place and helpful owner. Would like to visit again in the future thanks

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you J., for your estimation. We were happy to have you in our house. You are always welcome, and we hope to see you again. Best regards Johannes Pfeiffer
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Wohlfühl Wohnung im Grünen, ruhig, nette Gastgeber, Start für viele Aktivitäten

  • 3 of 5

Nur wenige Autominuten zum weltgrößten Königsschloss Venaria Reale, zum Hochgebirge und zur verträumten Stadt Lanzo, ohne Touristenrummel die italienische Gastronomie genießen.

Vielsprachige Gastgeber, sehr zuvorkommend und gastfreundlich, kommen gerne wieder.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vielen Dank, liebe Gäste, für diese schönen Worte über unsere Casa Maria. Die größte Freude ist es, wenn unsere Gäste wiederkommen. Herzlich Johannes und Maria
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Einfach herrlich

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben unseren Aufenthalt bei Fam. Pfeiffer in jeder Beziehung genossen. Danke nochmals für Alles(die Tipps, Freundlichkeit, Hilfsbereitschaft, und und und). Für jeden der die Ruhe liebt rundum zu empfehlen. Grazie mille.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Perfect location, as well for nature as for culture lovers

  • 5 of 5

Normally we never go back to a location we hired before. But this is an exception! The house, the garden, the hosts and the possibilities in the near environment are superb.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We were here for the second time and more will follow! Perfect place and perfect hosts!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Endreinigung $35.33
Pet Fee $58.89
Tax Rate 19.0%

Parkmöglichkeit für Pkw auf dem Privatgrundstück. Einstellmöglichkeit für Fahrräder. Holzofen zum Heizen.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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