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North Tuscany - Dreamy rural retreat in stone

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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Villafranca in Lunigiana, Province of Massa Carrara, Tuscany
The apartment is located in the center of an ancient Roman village called FORNOLI, on a secluded hill along the route of the Via Francigena, just six kilometers away from the motorway exit of Aulla. It consists of a large living room, a bedroom, a bathroom, a kitchenette and a large patio, and it can comfortably accommodate up to four people in his romantic and charming atmosphere. The entrance is independent and free parking is a few meters away. Pharmacy, ATMs, newsstands, supermarkets and all services are three kilometers away; it is also available on request a delivery service of groceries. The bar, evening meeting point for all the Fornolesi, is just a few meters away; a pub/restaurant is within one kilometer.

In the patio you will find a complete garden set, ideal to enjoy, in a panoramic and secluded corner, the sun and the peace...
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About the Owner, Silvia C
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Jul 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 1 property
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Bratislava, Slovakia
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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Our stay in Fornoli was perfect! The house is so nice, calm and magical. You will find everything what you could need and our hosts - Silvia and Fabio are just great! Very helpful, nice people. Anytime you need help - you can just ask them. They provide as with lot of tips - what we can see, where we can eat, how we can travel.... We will never forget this week in Italy <3

Anna S
Halifax, Canada
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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We are 4 friends who took a road trip from Naples to Venice. This apartment was our 4th stop and was our most relaxing spot. The small town of Fornoli is so quiet and almost set back I time. Only birds and church bells greet you in the morning. We decided to slow it down and unwind here and this was a great choice. The stone walls make this place even quieter inside, making it...

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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Where do we start ! Our hosts Fabio & Silvia had one thing in goal, to make our stay as perfect as they possibly could. They had everything for us and another couple who was with us, right down to the little amenities like having a few stocked supplies for breakfast and having traditional coffee ready for us. They gave us helpful directions and answering our never ending questions of where and how do we...

  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • Fax
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
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How to get there
Airport: Pisa: 60.3 mi
Railway: Aulla Lunigiana: 3.0 mi
Ferry: La Spezia: 19.9 mi
Coordinates to GPS are 44.253192, 9.970497 or +44° 15' 11.49", +9° 58' 13.79"; anyway reaching the
apartment is really easy: take the A15 towards Parma/La Spezia and take the Aulla exit.
To reach Villafranca in Lunigiana, once you get past the bridge over the Fiume Magra (Magra river), turn
right. Then turn two times left and one time right - around a supermarket called PENNY MARKET and then
going through the stone arch of a bridge - and make a left still following the sign for Villafranca in Lunigiana.
Go ahead for about 3 km, you'll see a gas station and a white sign for "LA PIASTRA". In less than 150 meters
you will find the FORNOLI blue sign on you right. Make this right turn and follow the main, winding road: there
is just one crossing - a three roads c...
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Nearest Beach: 19.9 mi.
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