Orfea

from€19,887/week· Villa

No matter what your ideal vacation looks like, the medieval city of Lucca and its surroundings offer so many opportunities: if you like to keep up with your workout, the city’s 16th century walls are a glorious backdrop to stroll, powerwalk, jog or cycle to; for the beach lovers the coastal strip of Versilia, reachable within 30 minute drive, is the place to be; for the music aficionados many classical and rock/pop music festivals are held here throughout the year. That’s why Lucca is becoming one among the elite summer destinations in Tuscany. Only 10 minute drive away from the city sits Orfea, a superb luxury villa that dates back to the 15th century and now completely and painstakingly renovated to transport you to the an era of modern beauty and sublime elegance.

Description

Amenities

Weekly rates & Availability

FromToFull estateMain villa+Red houseMain villa + Pool houseMain villa only
01/06/201803/31/2018€19,887€18,361€14,154€12,243
03/31/201805/26/2018€23,401€21,602€16,646€14,399
05/26/201809/01/2018€25,998€24,003€18,501€16,002
09/01/201810/27/2018€23,401€21,602€16,646€14,399
10/27/201812/22/2018€19,887€18,361€14,154€12,243
12/22/201801/05/2019€25,998€24,003€18,501€16,002
Notes
  • Security Deposit for the main villa: €2,000 held at agency – (if one or more annexes are rented with the main villa, please consider additional security deposit up to €1,500)
  • Tourist tax to be paid locally – €1,50 per person over 14 years old/per day, maximum 3 days
  • No pets allowed
  • Check-in: between 4:00pm – 7:00pm – Check-out: before/by 10:00am
  • All extra services must be paid locally prior to departure unless otherwise arranged
Included with rent
  • Electricity, water, A/C, heating and final cleaning
  • Morning housekeeping service (staff have one day off per week)
  • Midweek linen change (on Wednesday)
  • Daily breakfast service (cost of groceries extra)
  • Garden and pool maintenance
  • Wi-Fi internet access in every room and in the pool area
Not included with rent
  • Extra housekeeping service
  • Cook service
  • Personal laundry & ironing service
  • Use of SPA facilities (Turkish bath, Sauna, emotional showers, ice water bucket, salt wall treatment, relaxing area): €500 for a single half day use (4 hours). For multiple days use a forfeit rate will apply
  • Additional linen and towel change

Location

What to do in Lucca area

The historic town of Lucca features many attractions and unlimited historic charm. Take a stroll or rent a bicycle and ride on its ancient walls and through the town past famous monuments, several churches and the Guinigi Tower, which has trees planted at the top. Make sure to visit the church of Saint Michele and then enjoy a cappuccino in Saint Michele square. Don't miss shopping along Via Fillungo!
North of Lucca, the famous Garfagnana Valley extends for miles, a splendid natural vista of mountains and hills. Along the way, stop at the famous "Devil's Bridge"—legend says the Devil himself has visited this spot. A huge Halloween celebration is held here every year. In Pisa, the famous Leaning Tower awaits. Some say it is one of the wonders of the world, and all agree that a sight of the Leaning Tower is a must for all those coming Italy. The nearby Forte Dei Marmi is one of the most popular places in Italy during the summer, boasting a beautiful beach, elegant shops and boutiques, and an active nightlife of bars and clubs like La Capannina and the Twiga Club.

Where to eat

Buca di Sant'Antonio - Mouthwatering dishes with excellent service. The English speaking waiters will thoroughly explain every dish and provide impeccable service.
Via Cervia 3, Lucca - +39 0583 558 81

Ristorante Lombardo – great local food and attentive service, all enhanced by a stunning view from the terrace.
Via della Pieve S. Stefano 4801, Lucca - +39 0583 394268

Antica Locanda di Sesto – a very good and consistent restaurant in Lucca, where the food and the service will not disappoint you.
Via Ludovica 1660, Lucca - +39 0583 578181

Ristorante Giglio - A lovely restaurant within the city walls with indoor and outdoor dining. Friendly and attentive service, including a complimentary glass of Prosecco while you make up your mind on what to order.
Piazza del Giglio 2, Lucca - +39 0583 494 058

Vino e Convivio – If you want wine by the glass accompanied by de-li-cious homemade food, do not be fooled by the look of this very rustic osteria. Extensive selection of wine and great simple dishes that change almost daily (they do not have a menu) that you do not want to miss. If available, order a glass of Ripasso Superiore della Valpolicella by Monte Dall’Ora (you are welcome!).
Via Di Coselli 4/6, Guamo - +39 0584 989 069

Where to shop

Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate! at Chocolat, a city heaven for chocoholics.
Corte Cenami 1, Lucca - +39 0583 467 878

Tuscan Cigars - Those who like to know the story of an all-Italian pride can make a visit to the Manifatture Sigaro Toscano of Mugnano where guided tours reveal the history and work processes of the most loved cigars in the world. Today the handmade cigars are those of great value, limited editions or special editions such as the Moro, the Millenium, the Toscano Original or Selected.
Via Enrico Mattei 780, Lucca - +39 0583 4391

Jewelry - Lucia Giovannetti Maison – romantic jewels created with great passion and Italian craftsmanship.
Via Santa Croce 20, Lucca - +39 0583 464331

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