This is a great city about 45 minutes outside of Florence. The city is full of history, churches, towers and shopping. Point of interest is that Puccini was born in this city. Our guide did an excellent job of explai8ng the history of this lovely...More
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A group of nine descended on Jan and were immediately given a Liverpudlian/Italian welcome that continued to impress throughout the week. Marvellous walks, fantastic food, sunshine and local wines all combined to make the perfect walking/Bridge holiday. But it is the warmth and generosity Franca,...More
We are a group of nine friends who like to walk, play bridge, eat good food and enjoy good weather in beautiful surroundings, and our holiday with Tuscany Walking met our requirements to perfection. All arrangements worked like clockwork and Jan was attentive, flexible and...More
9 of us stayed at a very attractive farm property just outside Barga, Agriturismo "ll Musaccio. on a bed, breakfast, evening meal and packed lunch basis. All prepared by Franca, the mother of the property manager Lucca. The food was as they would normally prepare...More
Having just returned to Australia from our visit to Italy, I have to say of all the places we went and all the things we did, the highlight was definitely our week or so in Barga, as guests of Tuscany Walking. Our accommodation was at...More
Thanks very much for your review. I'm so pleased that you had a great holiday walking with us here in Tuscany. Watch this space for more walking options including walking and riding which is coming soon. Hope to see you back with us in the...More
Walk through the cobbled streets (preferably in comfortable shoes). Lucca is primarily pedestrianised (the locals walk or travel by bicycle). The place oozes history on every street corner. Also plenty of expensive shops to absorb yourself in if you wish. Great gelato ice cream!
For my first solo trip abroad this couldn't have been better. Picked up at Pisa Airport, taken to our lovely farmhouse accommodation, given fantastic food all week (thank you to the amazing Franca and the local restaurants!) some brilliant walking with the lovely David and...More
Many thanks for your review. We do our best to give our guests the best Italian and walking experience that we can and we cater for anybody who has a special dietary requirement.
This is a very different holiday. Great base, small groups, guided walks and flexible itinerary with amazing hospitality. Do as much or as little as you like!More
Many thanks for your review. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your holiday with us. We like to offer our guests a different but authentic walking holiday and a real experience of Italian living. We are very flexible and offer gentle walking as well as more...More
I had not visited this part of Tuscany before, and I will definitely be going back. The mountain scenery is stunning, and the towns of Barga and Lucca represent Italy at its best. We have lovely memories of cobbled streets, piazzas and gelateria. Our idyllic...More
Many thanks for your review. We'd love to see you back in this area again. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your holiday with us and that you have taken some beautiful memories home with you. We do our very best to give our...More
I like to call Barga, Italy, Brigadoon, after the magical city of the film. Barga is one of those gems you can't help returning to. Tucked into the Tuscan hills, 45 minutes by car from Lucca, this medieval city has a plethora of restaurants and...More