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Explore Lucca from a cosy little love nest right at its heart. This studio apartment can be found in an historic palace – dating back to the 1500s – on Via Fillungo, the city’s main shopping street. You need only walk a few steps to discover a wealth of cafes, restaurants and pizzerias, so you’re never far from your next great meal. Despite its central location, this apartment makes for a peaceful base as it faces a renaissance-era courtyard. Each morning, sip your coffee in the courtyard as you plan your day. Will you fill your time with visits to museums and galleries, or soak up the culture of the city through a walking tour? When you return, you’ll be glad to have a comfortable space to call home.


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Highlights

Explore the city from your central base in an historic building

Explore the city from your central base in an historic building

Make the most of your location on Via Fillungo, Lucca's main shopping street

Make the most of your location on Via Fillungo, Lucca's main shopping street

Sip your morning coffee in the peaceful renaissance courtyard the apartment faces

Sip your morning coffee in the peaceful renaissance courtyard the apartment faces

Sink into restful sleep after a day spent seeing the sights

Sink into restful sleep after a day spent seeing the sights

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Home truths

    This is a studio apartment so there’s not much space

    You’ll be sleeping on a sofa bed here

    There’s no air con, so it may get warm during the summer months

    Heating is only available here from 7th November until 8th April

    We think the kitchen is better suited to light bites rather than full meals – you’re just a few steps from Lucca’s restaurants, cafes and pizzerias though

About this stay


Amenities

Wi-fi

Courtyard

Fridge

Child friendly

Freezer

Iron

Bedrooms & bathrooms

1 bedroom, 1 bed

1 bathroom

Extras


Additional fees

  • If you'll be arriving from 8pm until 12am, you'll be charged a late arrival fee of €50. If you’ll be arriving after midnight, you’ll be charged a late arrival fee of €100.

Additional fees subject to a 3.5% handling charge.

Extras are subject to availability. Please enquire with your host.

Local guide


About Lucca

Lucca is one of Italy’s best-kept secrets. Surrounded by fortified walls, its core is a warren of pretty piazzas, traditional Tuscan trattorias, and beautifully preserved churches. Most of the action happens in Piazza dell'Anfiteatro, a vast central square lined with alfresco restaurants and Renaissance-era architecture. There’s a buzzy nightlife scene centred around cool enotecas and craft beer bars. On Via Fillungo, you’ll find some of Lucca’s finest boutiques, with high-end...

Explore the area

Local restaurants, cafes, museums, sites and activities, recommended by our community of hosts and travel experts

Climb Guinigi Tower for Breathtaking Views of Lucca

Climb Guinigi Tower for Breathtaking Views of Lucca

Climb the 14th-century Guinigi Tower and enjoy the stunning 360-degree views of Lucca. Don't miss the beautiful garden at the top, adorned with several hundred years old oak trees.

5 min
Explore the Oval Plaza of Piazza dell'Anfiteatro

Explore the Oval Plaza of Piazza dell'Anfiteatro

An elliptical-shaped public area that was once a Roman amphitheater, now transformed into a vibrant hub with charming medieval houses, cafes, restaurants, and an occasional flower market during festivals.

3 min
Dine at Trattoria da Giulio

Dine at Trattoria da Giulio

Enjoy authentic Tuscan pasta and meat dishes in a simple venue with a big terrace. Experience fresh, delicious food served by friendly staff in a picturesque garden setting.

11 min
Dine at Pizzeria da Felice

Dine at Pizzeria da Felice

Simple, beautiful pizza sold by weight. Feel and taste the legacy of several decades of pizza making. Great tasty cheap pizza, including Tuscan essential checcina (chic pea) pizza. A century-old, family-run spot.

6 min
Explore the Enchanting Orto Botanico

Explore the Enchanting Orto Botanico

Step into a green oasis at the Orto Botanico Comunale di Lucca. Founded by Napoleon's sister, this park boasts impressive trees including sequoia and ginkgo. Take a refreshing stroll among beautiful plants and spot sunbathing turtles.

10 min
Explore Il Collezionista

Explore Il Collezionista

A paradise for comic and manga lovers, Il Collezionista offers a vast selection of comics, books, statues, cosplay gadgets, and more. With exceptional customer service and a wide range of collectibles, it's a must-visit store for nerds and otakus.

7 min
Try the Fiorentina steak at Gli Orti di Via Elisa

Try the Fiorentina steak at Gli Orti di Via Elisa

Experience impeccable service and delicious, fresh food at this stylish restaurant in Lucca. Don't miss the tender rabbit and some of the best Fiorentina steak you'll ever taste. A hidden gem recommended by locals.

9 min
Explore Piazza Napoleone

Explore Piazza Napoleone

Iconic and bustling square in Lucca, adorned with beautiful architecture, charming shops, and delightful bars and restaurants. Don't miss the vibrant summer concerts held here.

10 min
Enjoy the incredible dishes at In Pasta

Enjoy the incredible dishes at In Pasta

Enjoy fantastically delicious, freshly made pasta dishes in a welcoming and homey restaurant. The staff is friendly, the portions are generous, and the desserts are amazing. Highly recommended for a great dining experience.

11 min
Feast at Rusticanella 2 da Luca

Feast at Rusticanella 2 da Luca

Cosy, traditional trattoria serving top-quality Tuscan cuisine. Enjoy phenomenal food, attentive service, and good vibes in the heart of Lucca.

9 min
Enjoy the ambience at Buca di Sant'Antonio

Enjoy the ambience at Buca di Sant'Antonio

Enjoy top-notch classic Italian dishes in this lovely, quaint restaurant. From handmade pasta to regional specialities, the food and service are exceptional.

9 min
Explore the Cathedral of Lucca

Explore the Cathedral of Lucca

Step inside this 11th-century church and marvel at the Sarcophagus of Ilaria del Carretto, a stunning Renaissance sculpture.

10 min

Get around

Airport

Pisa International

39 min

Amerigo Vespucci

1 hr 7 min

Train station

Lucca

15 min

Bus stop

S.Maria 1

4 min

Local shops & services

Supermarket

6 min

Cafe

5 min

Pharmacy

6 min

Points of interest

Beach

Spiaggia Libera

48 min

Booking policies


House Rules

Infants welcome (under 12 months)

Children welcome (1-12 years)

No pets

No parties or events

No smoking

Good to know

Arrival from 15:00

Departure before 10:00

Wifi

No air con

Cancellation policy

  • Up until

    30

    days

    Cancel at least 30 days before your check-in date for a 50% refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 30 days away.

Host


This home is managed by Simona

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay. Simona is a long-time resident of Tuscany and knows all there is to know about the region, so adores sharing these beguiling regions with guests. Be sure to reach out if you have any questions or queries.

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