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Rear view of Casa Colomba with 12th Century medieval tower to the right
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89 reviews
Rear view of Casa Colomba with 12th Century medieval tower to the right
Exposed stone walls of the 12th Century tower in the living room
The romantic bedroom is housed in the 12th Century tower
Lofty beamed ceiling of the living room
Antique bed and chilled Prosecco!
Modern contemporary bathroom with glass and  chrome fittings
Comfortable lounge area, the perfect place for a glass or two of red!
Our welcome pack includes a chilled bottle of Proosecco and fresh seasonal fruit
The living area has a studio zone and library
Typically Tuscan rustic stone built kitchen
Fully equipped kitchen for all your needs
View from the loggia to the kitchen
Original features in the kitchen include antique stone oven and beamed ceilings
Day beds in the loggia for relaxing and chilling out!
Coffee time in the loggia - we provide plenty of coffee table books to browse
The day beds in the loggia are the perfect place to lounge and relax
Hand soap, shower gel, aft white towels and bath robes to make you  feel at home
Original wrought iron chandelier in the bedroom
Views from the loggia and bedroom
Guests can relax in the garden
The original 14th Century door is situated in the. Garden
Casa Colomba is situated in the heart of the Medieval village
Colourful streets in the Medieval heart of the village
The must see Leaning Tower of Pisa is just  25 minutes away
The Colourful river banks of Pisa
The lovely city of Lucca is just 30 minutes away
Florence can be reached in under 30 minutes
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Overview
Rental Home -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Vicopisano, Province of Pisa, Tuscany
Casa Colomba is the perfect romantic bolt hole situated in the historical centre of Vicopisano, often referred to as one of Tuscany's most beautiful villages and best kept secrets.

This 1 bedroom apartment sleeps 2-4, and offers boutique style with Tuscan charm and Character. Casa Colomba has retained original features such as exposed stone walls, terracotta floors, a 12th century Tower Room and a charming Loggia.

The apartment is situated on the 2nd floor and has beautiful views over the surrounding countryside and hills.

Ideally situated in the heart of the village and just a two minute stroll away from the lively village square, cafes, bars, restaurant & supermarket. Vicopisano is Surrounded by a beautiful landscape of pine covered hills, sunflower fields and olive groves an ideal landscape for walking, trekking, cycling...
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About the Owner, Marie k
Languages spoken: English, Italian
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : May 2010
Overall rating: 4.9 / 5.0
Based on 126 reviews and 4 properties
Interaction with guests
We (Marie and Lorenzo) are the property owners and we live on site in our own private apartment within the Medieval tower house.

We always personally meet and greet our guests (on rare occasions when we can’t we organise one of our trusted English-speaking friends) to offer a personalised welcome to Casa Colomba.

On arrival, we will guide you through the many books and guides of local information which we have prepared for you stay and answer any questions you may have.

Our guests will have access to our contact details on arrival so they never feel they are totally alone!

We offer a concierge service where we are happy to recommend and book restaurants, book taxi’s and sometimes flowers and birthday cakes for special occasions!
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Excellent - based on 89 reviews
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louisevan...
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed June 29, 2017 for a stay in June 2017
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We came across the listing for Casa Colomba in Vicopisano by chance when we were planning our holiday in Tuscany and couldn't quite believe our luck when we arrived. What an absolute gem of a place. The house itself is just beautiful and has so much charm and character, but also has all the comforts of a home from home....

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HVB25
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed May 28, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Where to start!? A quick weekend away we thought...never expecting to completely fall in love with Vicopisano and Casa Colomba. From start to finish our trip was full of fresh food, fabulous views and incredible history. Our hosts Marie and Lorenzo were amazing, taking us to so many local spots. Highlights have to be, two towers in one day...one being...

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Management response:

Dear HVB, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for Casa Colomba. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was great to be able to show you around our little pocket of Tuscany. We feel very lucky that our location gives us the opportunity to visit famous and Medieval towers,...

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Andrea T
Bounemouth
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12 reviews
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Reviewed May 11, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Maria and Lorenzo rent out this apartment and they are a delightful couple - helpful and friendly, and on hand to help in any way. They are truly wonderful hosts. Vicopisano is an authentic Italian village, so if you want to experience real Italy this is the place to come.The local food was amazing. Especially nice were croissants from the...

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Management response:

Dear Andrea Lorenzo and I would like to say a huge thank you for taking the time to write a review for Casa Colomba and Vicopisano. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and that you loved exploring the local area in addition to visiting the main sights of Tuscany and we must agree the sight of...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Yard
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
CHILDREN The parent/guardia is soley responsible for care and safety of the child/children during their stay at the property. PETS Pets are allowed with prior consent with the...
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Rates

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

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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
$137
€115
$872
€730
Sep 1, 2017 -
Sep 30, 2017
Early Autumn
3 nights
$137
€115
$950
€795
Oct 1, 2017 -
Oct 31, 2017
Late Autumn
3 nights
$125
€105
$830
€695
Nov 1, 2017 -
Dec 19, 2017
Winter
2 nights
$108
€90
$711
€595
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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
Rate is for 2 persons, for extra guests please contact us for rates.

Prices include: Welcome pack on arrival which includes a bottle of chilled Prosecco, Wifi internet, Complimentary toiletries: Hand soap and shower gel. Bath robes (adult guests) . Does not include heating if used.

A 25% deposit to confirm a reservation with the balance payable 45 days prior to arrival. If the booking is within 45 days from the commencement of the rental period full payment is required at time of booking.

A refundable security and accidental damage deposit of 200.00 Euro is required for each rental period.
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About the neighborhood
CHARM AND HISTORIC MONUMENTS
Visit Brunelleschi's fortress and watchtower

WALKING DISTANCE TO BARS; RESTAURANTS AND SHOPS dine Al Fresco at a nearby hilltop restaurant, or relax at a local bar with an Aperol Spritz or chilled Prosecco. Your-all-time-favourite pizza is just a walk away! The small town offers 2 Pizzerias, 3 restaurants, 3 bars, 2 weekly markets, a mini-market, bakery, butchers, pharmacy and bank all within a walk away!

NATURE TRAILS, CYCLE TRACKS AND WALKS
Hike,Bike or Ramble. Horse riders will find stables nearby along with a dedicated cycle track which winds its way around the foot of the hills.

FESTIVALS AND EVENTS
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Getting around
PISA with its famous leaning tower is just a short 25-minute drive or a local bus ride away (55 minutes).

LUCCA the Medieval walled city and Puccini's birthplace is just a 30-minute drive away. Or 2 buses from the village

FLORENCE with its famous monuments and museums can be reached in 45-minute train journey. We recommend getting the train from Pontedera – a 15 minutes’ drive or local bus

A car is recommended to get the most out of your stay but many guests who are staying for a week or more find plenty of time to visit the region by public transport
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Pisa International airport 20 Kilometres, 23 minutes: 11.8 mi
Railway: Pontedera trains to Florence, 7.5 Kilometres, 10 minutes: 5.0 mi
Ferry: Livorno 30 KilometresNearest, 35 minutes: 19.9 mi
AIRPORTS
Pisa Galileo Galilei - 12 miles - 20 km’s - 23 minutes
Florence Peretola - 42 miles - 68 km’s - 1 hour

NEAREST MOTORWAYS
Motorway A12 Genova/Roma -
From Rome 3 hours 50 minutes - Exit - Pontedera
From Genova 2 hours 15 minutes - Exit - Cascina
Motorway A11 Florence to Vicopisano - Exit - Altopascio

FAST ROADS
Strada Grande Comunicazione Firenze-Pisa-Livorno (known as FI - PI - LI)
(Quickest route from Florence)
60 to 95 minutes - Exit - Pontedera

NEAREST RAILWAY STATION
Pontedera (for trains to Florence) 5 miles- 75 km’s - 10 minutes

NEAREST BUS STOP
Vicopisano village - buses to Pisa and Pontedera
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 19.3 mi.
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