A luxury holiday in Tuscany

Tuscany is a region rich in tourist attractions: in this place, you can spend a holiday at the sea or in the mountains, you can do a cultural holiday visiting Florence, Siena, Pisa or Lucca or you can choose for a holiday to discover the typical flavours of this land. If you love luxury holidays, Tuscany offers you the chance to enjoy fantastic locations surrounded by nature and history and at the same time staying in ancient and luxurious palaces.

Lucca, for example, is one of the main cities of art in Italy, also famous outside of national boundaries, especially for its walls built between the 15th and 17th century, which surround the historical center: the walls, already transformed from the second half of the nineteenth century in a pleasant pedestrian walkway is still one of the best preserved in Europe as it has never been used for defensive purposes. The monumental historic center of the city has remained virtually untouched in its original appearance: many medieval churches (it is nicknamed the city of 100 churches), towers, bell towers, and monumental Renaissance palaces of remarkable stylistic linearity. The city also boasts impressive urban spaces: the most famous is the Amphitheater, born on the ruins of the ancient Roman amphitheater and unique in its architectural genre.

Lucca is also in an optimal position respect to the other great tourist attractions of Tuscany: less than an hour from Florence, near Pisa and Viareggio and, in addiction is a few kilometers from the Garfagnana where you can visit the many medieval villages famous all over the world.

In the heart of the city there is a clear example of luxury apartment where you can spend an unforgettable holiday: this apartment is located on the second floor of Palazzo Bernardini. This famous palace was built around 1520 by the Marchese Martino Bernardini, a member of an important family of the city. The ground floor of the facade is attributed to Nicolao Civitali, important sculptor and architect, active in Lucca in the first middle of XVI century: this facade recalls the renowned Palazzo Rucellai in Florence. Civitali designed the courtyard with elegant columns and pillars, topped by elegant doric capitals much used in Lucchesia.

In conclusion, a holiday in a historic building can be a unique opportunity: Tuscany apartments will allow you to travel back in time and to live the holiday of your dream.