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Palazzo Pfanner

Via degli Asili, 33, 55100 Lucca, Italy
0583 954029
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Ranked #10 of 44 Attractions in Lucca
Type: Historic Sites, Gardens
Activities: Viewing foliage, Walking
Description: A visit to this 17th-century villa with its magnificent gardens is well worthwhile.
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Wichita, Kansas
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105 reviews 105 reviews
25 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

We certainly enjoyed going throughout this home. We just noticed it while walking the walls around Lucca and decided to take a look. We really enjoyed the gardens and the interior of the home. The history of the home is very interesting and is worth seeing if you are spending an extended time in Lucca.

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Valla, Australia
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

Charming building and garden which is a sanctuary from the streets of Lucca within the walls surrounding. Well worth a visit.

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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145 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

The Palazzo Pfanner is an interesting piece of Lucca architecture and worth a visit. It has a beautiful garden and a great concert hall. When visiting Lucca I recommend checking an events calendar to see when a concert will be held here.

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uk
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28 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Much as I love exploring Tuscan cities, sometimes you need a bit of greenery and this beautiful garden provides it. Find a seat or bench and just relax for a while with the fountain tinkling in the background

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langenhoe england
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I really echo the previous review as my husband and I were surprised and disappointed at the small size of the garden and didn't feel that it was 9 euros well spent. We could have saved our money and viewed the garden from the walls as there was nothing extra to see from inside. The complete garden can be viewed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

When in Lucca, you cannot miss this jewel. We saw the Palazzo Pfanner from the walls of Lucca and the gardens looked beautiful. We went into the house which was very interesting, especially the rather macabre collection of medical instruments and the enormous kidney stones! The true amazing feature of the house are the gardens and the lemon trees in... More

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Kent UK
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13 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We walked around the walls of Lucca and saw the garden of Palazzo Pfanner and it looked very attractive. When we arrived they appeared to be setting up for a party but they were happy for us to pay our entry fee. Infact whilst, yes the garden is attractive we saw all there was to see when we were on... More

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Palatine, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I love this garden. I have walked by and admired it for years, from the walls, and this June I finally had enough time to go in and enjoy it. It's a few euros to enter, which is not a big deal. There is a clean bathroom you can use, which is a huge plus in Italy. There are lots... More

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We didn't go in the musem because we didn't have time but the garden is lovely and peaceful. We sat in the shade on a hot day and cooled off. You can watch people walking and cycling along the city walls and can sit and enjoy the scent of the roses. The lemon tree avenue with all the trees in... More

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Can be difficult to find entrance from town side. Gardens easy to spot from Lucca walls behind. Serene gardens with seating to rest and take in the quiet ambience with the fountain gently gushing in the background. House contents limited but explains the background history and a display of earlier times medical instrumentation etc.

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