Il Nido Charming Stone House
REF - 3373
Description Il Nido is a charming stone house in the center of the beautiful Lucca hill-town of Aquilea (translates to "where eagles fly"). It is a tower-style house where each room is on one floor with a spiral staircase to connect them, all restored with tasteful decÚr. There are 2 bedrooms, a lovely library-style seating area and well-appointed full kitchen, full bathroom and a little terrace. There is a sofa-bed in the living room and it's possible to add a single bed in the master room, without any charge.
NotesIl Nido is an easy 10km drive to historic Lucca. The history of the village Aquilea can be traced back to the roman empire and the village was wealthy and populated into the middle ages. The town belonged to the "vescovo," or bishop, of Lucca, where the ruins of a medieval castle are still visible. The village is located in the nearby hills of the Garfagnana valley, a great place to walk, for horseback riding or just to enjoy a day in the mountainside surrounding villages, tasting local food and wine at very moderate prices.
Casa Paola is centrally located for convenient day trips to Lucca (15 minutes), Pisa and the sea-side beaches of Viareggio (30 minutes), Montecatini, the famous spa town,(40 minutes). You can drive your car to the Lucca train station and from there, it is a pleasant hour by train to the Florence station in the center of town, thereby avoiding traffic and parking problems. It is are about an hour and 15 minutes from Siena or a scenic 1 hour drive to the splendid Cinque Terre.
Close to "IL NIDO" there is Wanda's grocery/bar.
In Wanda's shop you can buy fresh typical cheese, genuine bread and everything you need to cook at home.
A suggestion: ask Wanda to cook for you a special dinner to eat on the Nido's terrace or simply to make for you hand-made pasta, pizza, Tuscan soups or Lucca's green cake ... probably you will ask her again!
ContactAddress: via Curcheta 2079 - Aquilea - LUCCA Tuscany - Italy
Reservation Policysleeps 5/6 people