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Palazzo Pfanner

Via degli Asili, 33, 55100 Lucca, Italy
0583 954029
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Ranked #9 of 41 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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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

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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Perth
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105 reviews 105 reviews
37 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed our visit to the gardens, a beautiful and serene space. Enjoyed sitting on a bench and taking in the tranquility

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Perth, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

When you enter from the stairs a very talented pianist is playing classical music, and it is a joy to behold, the palace is done out just as it was in the old days, a must to visit when in Lucca. The gardens are divine and when you go for a walk on the wall the view overlooking the grounds... More

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Grand Junction
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We didn't go into the gardens, but we had a great view from the walk on the ramparts. They were beautiful, and we didn't feel like we'd missed anything by viewing them that way.

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Arundel, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The guests were invited to stay on after the concert and walk around the magnificent gardens full of sculptures and fountains - not normally open to the public

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Telford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Enjoyed the garden with its lovely fountain, the house is unusual, but there are good photo opportunities.

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Leeds UK
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78 reviews 78 reviews
44 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The number of rooms to see in this Palazzo are very small in number, but enhanced when we visited by a young woman playing the piano in the main room. Otherwise a bedroom and small kitchen to see, along with some old medical instruments, and not much more. However, the gardens are absolutely superb with places to sit and appreciate... More

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North Carolina
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93 reviews 93 reviews
33 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The gardens are stunning and the house is beautiful. There are benches in the garden and lovely statuary of Greek gods and godesses. Lemon and orange trees surround the walks and the fountain makes a lovely background for the ornamental flowers and shrubs. One of the best sights in Lucca!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Inside the beautiful walled city of Lucca lies a little gem, the Palazzo Pfanner. A great time to visit is in the heat of midday, there are quiet, shady corners to sit in and admire the garden, ornamental flowers, fountain and lemon tree lined pots and its statues.

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Leek, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I was looking for something to do in Lucca and my friend suggested I visit Palazzo Pfanner. The gardens are stunning and very peaceful. Worth taking your book and sitting on one of the many benches and enjoying he smell of the citrus trees and the sound of the fountain. The ceiling in the house are amazing so remember to... More

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