Loc. La Torre, Frazione Fornoli
55021 Bagni di Lucca (Lucca)
Type: Farmhouse accommodation Geographical Location: Hill Accommodations:
n°6 Apartment , n°5 Double bed room. Total Guests 45
In the ancient thermal city of Bagni di Lucca, between Lucca and Garfagnana’s area, La Torre is situated on a dominating position in the valley formed by the confluence of the Lima with the Serchio river.
The building’s origins are in the 1500, for many years was the house of the Clarke sisters from Minnesota (USA), then became a center of studies of the Bologna University.
In the 2000 La Torre was bought by the Tintori family and after many years of work, today it has returned to its ancient splendour.
Surrounded by olives and chestnuts trees, Paolo and Laura are glad to welcome you in the six apartments or in the five bedrooms with bath, with elegant furnished in the Tuscan rural style.
Accommodations and Services in Agriturismo La Torre
The six apartments (from 42 to 74 square meters) built in the complex that dates back to the middle of the 1800, composed of two adjacent parts of possibly different dates: the living quarters of the farmer on the first floor, the cellar was used to produce, age the wine and other farm products on the ground floor; the other part, on the west side was used as a stable for cows with a hay-loft.
Four of apartment are composed of a double bedroom, a bathroom, a living room and a small kitchen.
Two apartments have two twin bed rooms, a bathroom, a large living room and a kitchen.
All the apartments have an independent entrance as well as a table placed outside, heating, sat television, a comfortable couch-bed and some with a fireplace.
The five bedroom, all with double bed (or two single) and bathroom, are built in the building ancient of La Torre farm, constructed at the end of 1600. In the course of the centuries it has had several modifications in its structural level and of the destination of use.
All the bedrooms have private bathroom, heating and air conditioning, mini fridge, sat television.
Swimming pool, with “sea salt electrolysis” (no chlorine), illuminated bowls area, table-tennis, rent mountain bikes, internet point and wi-fi, playground for children, coin washing machine, barbecues... and the characteristic restaurant where you can have breakfast or dinner. We organize trekking and excursions on the Appenines and on the Apuane Alps; in the caves (famous is the Wind Cave); excursions on horseback (western or classic British type); personalized visits in the famous art cities of Tuscany.
Where we are
We organize trekking and excursions of every type:
by foot or by jeep on the beautiful mountains of the Tosco-Emilaino Appenines, mountain climb on the rocky Apuane Alps;
in the caves (famous is the Wind Cave);
excursions on horseback in two near handlings (western or classic British type);
personalized visits in the famous art cities of Tuscany like Lucca (25 km), Pisa (50 km), Florence (85 km), Siena (120 km) or discover those less known fascinating places rich in history which Tuscany is full of: the Etruscan Volterra (90km), the medieval S. Gemignano (90 Km) are just two examples, not to mention the whole Chianti area.
For those who prefer to stay closer you can enjoy the thermal treatments in Bagni di Lucca at 2 km from the farm, visit the famous Maddalena Bridge also known as the Devil's Bridge on the SS12 at 4km.
Visit Garfagnana to live the rural traditions of its places or enjoy the bustle of Versilia with its numerous beaches and night clubs. In the winter, for ski lovers, Abetone is half an hour's drive.
For the groups we can organize moreover a course of typical Tuscany kitchen in a rural atmosphere.