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This beautiful historic house will be your home in Tuscany
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This beautiful historic house will be your home in Tuscany
A magnificent hall will welcome you at villa Di Lupo Parra
Before entering into your apartment, enjoy the stunning frescoes featured in the hall ...
... and in the staircase
Bacchus, the God of wine and happiness, ....
Minerve, the Godness of power ....
Apollon, the God of  beauty and music, ...
.... and the Muses, ....
... a real masterpiece of painting
You are now in your apartment, The-Coat-of-Arms
You will be immediately taken by the pleasant atmosphere of the living room ....
...... with the coat of arms of counts Di Lupo Parra painted on the ceiling
Antiques are gracefully mixed with  modern furnishing  ...
.....and  works of contemporary Tuscan artists on the walls
The sofa will turn into a bed, if necessary
Try Italian recipes in the fully equipped kitchen
Bright colours will greet you in the bedroom
Relax in the large west garden under huge old-age trees in Summer ...
.. as well as on sunny winter days
Enjoy fabulous autumn colours
Walk in  the wood beyond the south garden
Have a drink in the east garden
with beautiful fejoia flowers blooming at your side or ....
.......sunflowers in the fields nearby
After visiting the Field of Miracles ......
discover picturesque medieval  villages .....
and  large  white beaches just a few minutes driving from the property
For opera lovers: Simona Parra and Leonardo Sgroi performing Traviata at Villa Di Lupo Parra
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Overview
Castle -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Pisa, Province of Pisa, Tuscany
An al 18th-century castle opens its doors to show you the stunning paintings which adorn its walls and ceilings and welcome you in its charming atmoshere. Don't miss the opportunity to see the frescoes, to learn more about the intriguing saga of a family which played a significant role in Italian art and history, and to get the feel of this seductive mansion. 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!! Bus stop and train station, as well as shops, cafés and restaurants, are at walking distance.
After a cultural tour, relax in the large garden which surrounds the palace.
Enjoy the concerts which are often given in the garden or in the monumental halls of the villa, free of charge for...
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About the Owner, Donatella B
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : May 2007
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 34 reviews and 7 properties
Interaction with guests
The owners live in the castle and are on hand to answer questions and suggest things to do.
A car service is available for guests to and from Pisa airport or train station on arrival / departure, free of charge.
On request, a taxi service is available for one-day or half-day trips all around Tuscany; the service must be booked two days in advance.
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Listing #HL27115
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Reviewed October 13, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

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Management response:

Dear Phil and Lorraine, thank you very much for your review. I am sorry to read that you have been troubled by mosquitos. All our apartments are provided with mosquitos nets at the windows and besides there is a spray mosquitos repellant in the bathrooms: indeed there was one also in your apartment on the shelf near the bathroom door,...

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Reviewed October 7, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

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Reviewed August 14, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

When I booked this earlier this year the reviews helped reassure me that this was a good place to stay. They did not prepare me for how overwhelmed I would be when I saw the place. It is more than an apartment, it's like staying in a piece of history. The photos cannot show you how large the entrance hall...

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Amenities
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fax
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (1)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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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 Per month
Default 4 nights
$116
€100
$728
€630
$1,272
€1,100
Jul 1, 2017 -
Aug 18, 2017
Summer 2017
4 nights
$121
€105
$763
€660
$1,503
€1,300
Aug 19, 2017 -
Oct 6, 2017
End August - September
4 nights
$110
€95
$705
€610
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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, to be paid by bank tranfer or credit card through Paypal, the balance is due in cash at arrival.
Special rates for long stay (more than two weeks). Please enquire.
Changeover date for weekly booking is flexible in low season. Please ask in medium and high season.
Check-in from 15:00 p.m.
Check out within 10:00 a.m.
Hire cot 4 Euros/day.
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About the neighborhood
Pisa is wellknown for its leaning tower and the amazing Piazza dei Miracoli, which don't need any further description. But there are many other monuments and places which are well worth seeing while walking through the city centre, after having a drink in a stylish café or tasting a real Italian homemade ice cream. Not far from Pisa visit Calci, a nice old town in the country with its beautiful Certosa, S. Miniato (a medieval town with landscapes on Arno valley and countryside), S. Piero a Grado (basilica).In June a festival is held in Pisa, called "Giugno Pisano" with music, traditonal games, exhibitions. On June 16th at night "Luminaria di S. Ranieri": thousands of candles adorn all the buildings along the river Arno and reflect their shapes on the water... more
Getting around
An exit of the FI-PI-LI highway, which connects Pisa with Florence, is just 2 minutes driving from the property.
But a car is not necessary: a train station and a bus stop are within walking distance.
Access
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). <BR>Car hire available at the airport.<BR>By car: from the airport take the motorway for Florence, exit at Navacchio (second exit). The house is just 3 minutes from the exit.<BR>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. <BR>By train: from Florence central station take a local train for Pisa and get off in navacchio after 70 minute travelling.<BR>By bus: from Pisa city centre only 10 minutes travelling. Bus stop 400 meter from house.<BR>On request, fre car service to/from Pisa Airport or Pisa Central Station at arrival/departure.<BR>Lucca is... more
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 12.4 mi.
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