Pegnana is set just 10 minutes from Barga, which itself is 45 minutes North of Lucca, 1 hr from Pisa; 1.5 hrs Florence; 2.25 hrs Siena; 1 hour coast. Airports - Pisa (1hr 10 mins); Florence (90mins);Genoa (2.5 hrs); Bologna (2.5hrs). Barga, the closest town is a beautiful medieval hill-top town, situated approximately 45 minutes North of Lucca.The town boasts cobbled hilly streets, fantastic views, an abundance of churches; 3 bridges, and a duomo. There is also a large outdoor community swimming pool surrounded by the Alpuan Alps.
Barga is well known in the area for its good restaurants, and also for its open air concerts held overlooking the town. Jazz; opera, and the classics, are performed, quite often free of charge.The town is well located to serve as a base for exploring either by car, or by train, the more well known sites of Lucca(45 mins), Florence (1.5hrs), Siena(2.25 hrs), and the seaside town of Viareggio (1 hr). The famous caves of Grotto di Vento are circa 20 mins away.The completely unspoilt area of Garfagnana, further North is also easy to explore, with its Natural Parks, mountains, hill top villages, and panoramic views at every turn!