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Three centuries of art

The Three-Centuries-of-Art apartment at Villa Di Lupo Parra
5.0 of 5 stars
10 reviews
The Three-Centuries-of-Art apartment at Villa Di Lupo Parra
Enter the parlour on the ground floor
Enjoy the frescos featured at the bottom of the stairs
Climb the stairs .......
..... while admiring  Minerve and Bacchus on the walls, .....
....... the Muses on the ceiling........
... and Apollon, the God of music and beauty, at the very top of the vault
You are now in your apartment: three centuries of arts featured in this room
Enjoy the bright atmosphere of the living room
....... with a breathtaking view .....
..... and a piano just for you to play
Admire the precious antique furnishings featured in this room .....
.... under this beautiful frescoed ceiling, .....
...delight at its precious details, ..........
...... marvel at a 18th-century fresco emerging under a 19th-century one
Play music composed by count Antonio Parra in 1863.
After playing the piano, have a good night in the bedroom
The symbol of painting welcomes you in the bedroom
Wake up among the symbols of arts
The allegory of architecture joins sculpture's
The allegory of architecture joins sculpture's
Taste an irresistable Italian breakfast in this beautiful bedroom
Italian food and drinks are waiting for you in the trendy kitchen
Try  Italian wine in its suitable glas
Have a shower in the stylish bathroom
Towels are provided, free of charge
Relax in the west garden, under the coat-of-arms of the Di Lupo Parra family
Sunbathe in the east garden
Enjoy the white acanto flowers in Spring ........
..... and the beautiful fejoia flowers blooming in May
Have a drink at sunset
read a good book in the south garden and get ready for a trip: .....
the Field of Miracles in Pisa is just a few minutes driving, ....
as well as  large white beaches ......
and picturesque medieval villages in the countryside.There is everything for a delicious holida
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Enjoy the magic of living in a historic house, and in the very heart of Tuscany. The famous monumental Villa Di Lupo Parra opens its doors and welcomes you in the seductive atmosphere of three beautiful apartments for a holiday of culture and good life. Don't miss the pleasure to feel at home in this incomparable mansion and to learn the intriguing story of the fascinating lady Lauretta, who was a muse for so many artists of her time.Located just 2 minutes from the motorway exit, the property is the ideal base for your art itineraries to Pisa, Lucca, Firenze, Volterra, San Gimignano, and Siena.A car is not necessary!! A train station and a bus stop are within walking distance with direct trains for Pisa and Florence, and connections for the main cities of Tuscany.Besides the most famous art cities, discover some of the less k... Read more
About the owner, Donatella B
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 27 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2007
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 27 reviews and 4 properties
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Listing #HL156185 by: Holiday Lettings
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English first
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 for a stay in May 2014
person found this review helpful

Spent several days here after a cycling holiday and what a relaxing, peaceful way to unwind. A lovely garden is anchored by three tremendous trees that seem to have personalities of their own! Nothing tops time spent in this lovely spot, whether sunbathing on a cool chaise longue with the adjustable sunscreen for your head, or reading at a table... more

Jules T
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

It is unsurprising that the Villa has received such positive reviews. I have no hesitation in giving Donatella and Antonio full marks. From the moment you walk into the grand and imposing entrance hall of Ville di Lupo, you are transported back to the golden era of Tuscan history. The accommodation was befitting of a location known for the opulent... more

Sydney, Australia
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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If you want to live in a Merchant Ivory movie (Room with a View anyone?) then this is it. A divine and atmospheric villa with soaring ceilings, ancient frescoes and marble stairways. Unspoilt and under restoraton. Donatella and Antonio were so kind, picking us up from the airport and returning us and even driving us into Pisa one day. The... more

  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Fax
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stove
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
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Additional amenities & feature info
* This apartment can be joined to the one named 'The ladies retreat' to host up to seven people. Please ask for details.
* Lists of events, restaurants, maps, itineraries, train and bus time table, gastronomic suggestions and shopping tips are at your disposal in the apartment.
* Sky channels available in the apartment.
* English, Italian and French books and magazines are available for borrowing.
* Daily cleaning, washing and ironing service available on request.
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Sep 11, 2015 -
Dec 22, 2015
end summer - autumn 2015
4 nights
Dec 23, 2015 -
Jan 6, 2016
christmas 2015
4 nights
Jan 7, 2016 -
Mar 21, 2016
winter 2016
4 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Payment: 30% is due at booking.
Special rates for long stay (more than two weeks). Please enquire.
Check-in from 15:00 p.m.
Check out within 10:00 a.m.
Hire cot 4 Euros/day.
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Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Pisa International airport: 4.3 mi
Railway: Navacchio: 0.4 mi
Ferry: Livorno: 9.3 mi
Fly to Pisa (cheap flights available from Ryanair, Easyjet and other low cost airlines).
Car hire available at the airport.
By car: from the airport take the motorway for Florence, exit at Navacchio (second exit). The house is just 3 minutes from the exit.
By train: from Pisa Central Station take the local train for Florence and get off in Navacchio after 7 minutes travelling. We are 700 meters from the station.
By train: from Florence central station take a local train for Pisa and get off in navacchio after 70 minute travelling.
By bus: from Pisa city centre only 10 minutes travelling. Bus stop 400 meter from house.
On request, fre car service to/from Pisa Airport or Pisa Central Station at arrival/departure.
Lucca is only 30 minutes driving, Florence, San Gimignano and Volterra...
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 12.4 mi.
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