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Three centuries of art

  • Relax in the west garden, under the coat-of-arms of the Di Lupo Parra family
    Relax in the west garden, under the coat-of-arms of the Di Lupo Parra family
    Relax in the west garden, under the coat-of-arms of the Di Lupo Parra family
    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........
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    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 t...
  • Amenities & details
    • 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
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    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.
    Listing #HL156185 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

    Showing rates for up to guests.
      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    christmas 2014 Dec 23, 2014 Jan 6, 2015 4 nights
    winter 2015 Jan 7, 2015 Mar 31, 2015 4 nights
    easter 2015 Apr 1, 2015 Apr 11, 2015 4 nights
    spring 2015 Apr 12, 2015 Jul 3, 2015 4 nights
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    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    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.
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    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.
    Nearby cities
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English first
Poole, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

The owners of this delightful old castle are simply wonderful hosts, endlessly helpful and very dedicated to restoring what was once a very dilapidated building. They have made the apartment as up to date and comfortable as possible, with a new bathroom and kitchen, and the gardens are vast. The building is just fantastic, the amount of work already done... more

Management response:

Thank you for your review. However I would like to point out a few inconsistencies. It is true that the castle is in a residential area, but it is not in the outskirts of an industrial estate: there are no industries in this area. The main industry in Pisa province is that of leather, but leather factories are 45 km... more

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Tim L
Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013 for a stay in June 2012

An absolutely fabulous place to stay in Tuscany on the outskirts of Pisa. It is nearly a year since our visit but the place lingers in my mind. Donatella and her husband were such wonderful hosts and the beauty of the palace is something else! more

Management response:

What a great pleasure reading your review and learning that you still have such a vivid memory of your stay with us. Thank you very much more

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Dublin, Ireland
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012 for a stay in June 2012

My family and I have just come back form holiday form this truly beautiful place. We have two daughters, 6 and 13 and they loved every minute of their stay. It was a truly unique experience. Donatella and her husband Antonio were very welcoming and made us feel at home and they could not have been more helpful. I can... more

Management response:

Thank you for yur prompt and kind review of your stay in the castle. I am happy to read that you got the feel of the house and the friendly atmoshere of living in Tuscany. You have seen many places, but there are further beautiful sites to visit in the area; see you soon!! more

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