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Too bad this beautiful Tuscan house is not fulfilling it's true potential.....the gardens too could... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Wonderful Villa

This Villa hosts an outdoor Cinema during the Summer months featuring a variety of classic movies... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
Lucca, Italy
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  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
11 Oct 2018
“The nicest one in the city”
19 Nov 2017
“Nothing special”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

The beautiful, symmetrical and harmonious villa is one of the most beautiful buildings in the city. It is also known as “Villa Buonvisi al giardino”, built in the second half of the 16th century, and perfectly incorporated in the elegant park. This is the place...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Borzov
Reviewed 19 November 2017

I understand that it is exciting in the summer to see a movie there but right now i showed me nothing of interest.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank michael p
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Too bad this beautiful Tuscan house is not fulfilling it's true potential.....the gardens too could offer such great opportunities. There is an out door cinema in the summer months, other than that, the house and gardens stand, waiting for an investor to lovingly restore this...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Celtic-Wanderer
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Cinema Villa Bottini is a great place to watch a movie outdoors. Starting at 9.30pm each evening in July and August, you pay your 6 euros and take your pick of seats and settle down to watch the film of the day. Check out the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank DebM967
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This Villa hosts an outdoor Cinema during the Summer months featuring a variety of classic movies, perfect if you enjoy gazing at the stars while watching an old favorite.

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank Hondette
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Spotted this whilst walking on the walls. Interesting to see how medicine has advanced but also that many treatments have been around much longer than you would realise.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Robin L
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Happened upon the villa while wandering aroud lovely Lucca. It seems to be offices, so you can't go in. Garden is neglected but had some lovely roses and could be beautiful. I think there may be plans to do some restoration. There's a very interesting...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 1 November 2015

This is a beautiful place but it looks abandoned and tired; it is a shame it is not reconstructed to its former glory. It was closed at the time of my visit and I am not sure whether it is open for public. However, the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank niki101
Reviewed 12 September 2015

The Villa Bottini garden is one of the loveliest places in Lucca and has really been ruined due to the summer movies in the park every night for as long as we were there and they play the movies so loudly that even passing by...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Homervirgil
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Villa Bottini is one of those finds you stumble across whilst exploring the town. Located on Via Elisa, during out stay they were using the gardens to show movies on a large screen outdoors. Do not know if you can get access to the villa...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank ozboyz
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