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Villa Torrigiani

Via del Gomberaio 3 | Loc. Camigliano, 55012, Capannori, Italy
+44 7471 271128
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Villa Torrigiani Capannori Lots of History and beautifully laid out gardens. However this is NOT a hotel but a Histori

I have visited the gardens of this villa with small groups of people many times over the past 9... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2018
penny_howard1
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Florence, Italy
A beautiful C16-17 Italian garden close to Lucca at Camigliano

Suffice to say this is another splendiferous Italian garden with some water features and a fine... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2017
DrLIndsay
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New South Wales, Australia
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Via del Gomberaio 3 | Loc. Camigliano, 55012, Capannori, Italy
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Reviewed February 15, 2018

I have visited the gardens of this villa with small groups of people many times over the past 9 years and they are delightful. There is also a huge ornate pond, originally stocked with fish to feed the families living in the Villa since 1590's....More

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Reviewed November 30, 2017

Suffice to say this is another splendiferous Italian garden with some water features and a fine Villa- well worth a visit. The earlier part with grottos and statuary- Drotto dei Venti (winds) is in somewhat poor repair but its naughtiness is charmingly evident and it...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Spent 2 hours doing the grounds and villa. The architecture interesting. So the tour as it adds context to everything. Gardens were not well kept and the experience a bit disappointing. 12 euros for entry and tour. Pick a non scorcher time of day. The...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2017

Well worth a visit! We had a guided tour of the lower part of the house - the guide was interesting and amusing in both Italian and English! The rooms in the villa still have the original frescoes and furnishings - a very interesting tour....More

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Reviewed July 5, 2017

WE were there with a group of friends. Always interesting hearing family stories and how it developed over the years and the gardens are very very nice too

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Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

What a great way to spend a few hours in the Lucca countryside. We thoroughly enjoyed the splendour of this amazing villa and its gardens. Our tour of the villa was conducted by Stefano, Italo-British who spoke so passionately (in immaculate Queen's english) revealing an...More

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Reviewed June 10, 2017

This villa is over 400 years old and was at one time owned by the French ambassador to the then Republic of Lucca, who renovated the front of the Villa to resemble Versailles. We had a very nice tour of the main floor of the...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2017

We had a guided tour inside the building, and a beautiful walk all around the structure, in the magnificent garden. The staff is really well prepared, kind and helpful, you can satisfy your curiosities about the ancient noble families who lived there. Ps. The staff...More

Thank NickkaNina
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Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

Time warp! Just an idea how wealthy families lived 100 years or more ago. This villa gives a good impression. Fabulous rooms, beautiful gardens and decorated with original materials. Please stop by when our in the neighborhood

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Reviewed September 30, 2016

The tour guide was excellent providing history of the house, family, and Lucca in general. Combine with visits to other villas nearby

1  Thank Miniamo
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722sally
March 18, 2017|
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Hello Sally Villa Torrigiani is open every day from 10.00 to 13.00 and from 14.30.18.00 and during the week ends from 10.00 to 18.00. From march to first week of November
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maryonearth
January 18, 2017|
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Response from PaulWuE | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not to have responded sooner. All the villas northeast of Lucca have somewhat erratic opening times and most of the actual villas aren't open to the public I've found. The gardens are the main attractions, it seems... More
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