Situated on the first floor of Palazzo Pfanner, a prestigious baroque palace and a ‘building of historic interest’ in the centre of Lucca, the apartment recreates the atmosphere of ancient patrician homes. The apartment, frescoed during the 18th and 19th centuries, with the original beamed ceiling and floor decorated with small coloured mosaics in the Venetian style, offers a splendid panoramic view over the 18th century historic Garden of Palazzo Pfanner and the adjacent city Walls. It comprises a vast light double bedroom with three wide windows that look onto the Garden (with the possibility of adding two little folding beds suitable for children from 0 to 4 years old), a bathroom with shower cabinet, a sitting cum dining room (with two added single beds), a kitchen with an ancient stone sink and a corridor. The apartment is furnished with valuable period furniture. The fireplace can be used but only with the consent of the owner. Free access is available from the apartment to the adjacent monumental Residence and Garden. In the immediate vicinity there are restaurants, bars, shops, and supermarkets. The car park is only five minutes away on foot.
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- Calendar last updated:
- Mar 24, 2019
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
We loved the place so much we stayed two extra nights, 5 total. Beautiful grounds and gardens, central to Lucca, right next to the wall. 30 foot high ceilings, a kitchen you can cook in and lots of photo ops. We'll definitely be back in the palazzo in the future.
Travis and his fiancée were the nicest guests I have ever had. I wish they can come again in the future.
An oasis in Lucca!
Staying in a historic palace with a beautiful garden is an affordable luxury at Palazzo Pfanner. The huge windows look over the exquisite garden where we spent a lot of time listening to the fountain, reading, drinking spritz and loving life. Lucca is a fun place to visit, full of energy and people. Palazzo Pfanner is a welcome retreat to recharge.
Barbara and his husband were the perfect guests. I hope to host them again in the future.
Elegant Palazzo Dream
This is one of the most unique and beautiful places we've ever rented for vacation. The apartment is very large, has everything you need and could not be quieter or more elegant. Your own private oasis in Lucca. Literally living in the midst of history.
Karen was a perfect guest. I hope to host her again in the future!
The flat is very spacious, elegantly furnished, the kitchen has all you need. Garden and palace wonderful, tourists are happy to pay to visit it. Dario Pfanner, the owner, very kind. And music-lover. We were very fortunate that the flat was available for the days we spent in Lucca for a delightful festival of classical music. Francesco.
Francesco Bascone and his family, also music lovers, were the kind of guests that everyone would like to host, very very nice and respectful. I hope to see them again in the future
Elegant, inviting, friendly
What a cool place! A 17th century palazzo, an actual museum, nicely located in a charming town. We booked a room here to cap off a week in Italy and really enjoyed it. The proprietors go out of their way to be helpful. Serena pointed us to a free Chopin concert, and Dario suggested which villas in the countryside were worth visiting.
Lucca is a really great city and Palazzo Pfanner is even greater!
We had a great time in this wonderful location. We stayed over x-mas and new year and beside being a very special place, the "flat" was also very comfortable and warm, also hot water in the shower (what you will not find in every flat in italy from our experience).
It´s more than a flat as you can see on the pics :) And it´s a good starting point for visiting lucca but also the sea, the countryside or other nice places in tuscany.
Dario was very nice and helped us with different things and information!
We will come back one day!
Thank you Dario ;)
I want to thank both Nadja and her husband, one of the nicest guests I have ever had. I look forward to meeting them again.
For those arriving by the motorway, come off at the Lucca Est exit, take Viale Europa, cross the ring road around the Walls, enter through Porta Santa Maria, park the car and proceed on foot along via della Cavallerizza. The apartment is situated 50 metres from the Basilica of San Frediano in via degli Asili 33.
In the splendid historic centre of Lucca can be visited numerous historic palaces, churches, museums and temporary exhibitions. It is delightful to walk along the 4 kms. of the 16th century Walls. In June/July Lucca holds the Summer Festival (a festival of pop music); in October/November there is Comics and Games (an international fair for comics and cartoons). Close to Lucca you can make excursions on foot, horseback or bicycle both on the neighbouring hills and the Apuan Alps. For those that like the sea, the beaches at Viareggio and Versilia are only 30 mins. by car. The other historic cities of Tuscany, Pisa, Florence and Siena can be reached in 20, 45 and 90 mins. by car. In the immediate vicinity of Lucca is the lake of Massaciuccoli with its naturalistic oasis that can be explored by boat or canoe, as well as the historic residence of Giacomo Puccini.
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