Marta Guest House
B&B in Liberty-Style Villa. Finely decorated rooms create welcoming and relaxing atmosphere in a modernized equipped guest-house.
The villa is situated just a few kilometers from Lucca and at only 20' from Pisa Airport. Free transfer a re available. Private car park. Dinners and parties on request. Special excursions or courses can be organized on demand. Thermal Area with original Tuscany SPA experience at only 3 Km.
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- Air Conditioning
- Breakfast Included
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- Internet Access
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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The villa is situated in the centre of S. Maria del Giudice, a small old village, just a few kilometers from Lucca and Pisa.
By Car: Coming from the centre of Lucca follow the directions for Pisa SS 12 Bis for about 7 km beginning from the Autostrada (motorway) A11 exit. The SS12 Bis goes across the village of S.Maria del Giudice, you will find the village centre on the right coming from Lucca following the signs for S.Maria del Giudice, the Guest House is about 300 metres from the centre of the village, Via del Querceto is on the left of Via 24 Maggio which from the village centre goes towards Catro. Coming from Florence follow the A11 in direction of Pisa Nord exit Lucca Est. Coming from the opposite direction, from Pisa Nord or Genova/Viareggio A12, exit Lucca Ovest and follow the directions "tutte le direzione" until on your right you see directions to Pisa to be followed until you find the sign for S.Maria del Giudice.
Recommend car hire companies are: Hertz, Europcar, Avis others on demand (all offices are in Pisa Airport or nearby us in Lucca).
By Train: Take the line Florence-Viareggio or Pisa-Lucca get off at Lucca station. Possible transfers on request to and from Pisa Centrale, Viareggio or various Florence stations.
By Air: Pisa Airport G.Galilei or from Florence Airport A. Vespucci. On request transfers to and from both airports. Budget Airlines are: operating to/from Pisa(PSA) Ryanair, TuiFly, Meridiana (all by web or local agencies); to/from Florence(FLR) Sterling, FlyBaboo, Belair, Meridiana.
Nearest airport: Pisa 15 km -(Florence 65 Km)
Nearest bus station: 0,300 km
Nearest railway station: 7 km
Nearest ferry port: 30 km.
LAT. 43° 46' 50,1' N
LONG. 010° 27' 15,0' E
TRIPS NOT TO BE MISSED LUCCA [dist. 7 km - 15 min.] City of art famous for its tree lined walls that are still intact, this is the symbol of the Town. The walls enclose the old historical centre, the Town is full of beautiful historical buildings, churches and piazza's. The most famous are the Duomo (Cathedral), S.Frediano Church, S.Michele's Church and the suggestive Amphitheatre Piazza that remind us of the history of this old city.( LINKS ) PISA [dist. 14 km - 20 min.] An interesting City well known all over the world for its wonderful 'Piazza dei Miracoli' with the famous Leaning Tower, its Lungarni and the Church of the Spina. FLORENCE [dist. 70 km - 50 min.] This is the world's Italian capital of the art. The famous and principal monuments are the Duomo with Giotto's Campanile and the Brunelleschi's Cupola, Piazza dells Signoria and the most famous Galleria degli Uffizi. The City is so full of art that is almost impossible to describe. VOLTERRA [dist. 45 km - 1hr 15 min.] This is a famous City of Etruscan origin. It is situated in a splendid position between the hills of central Tuscany. MONTECATINI TERME [dist. 33 km - 30 min.] This a famous Spa centre, famous for its curative spring water but at the same time refined, elegant and lively. VIAREGGIO, FORTE DEI MARMI, PIETRASANTA [dist. 30 km - 25 min.] Seaside resorts on Tirreni coast. They are famous not only for beautiful seaside private beaches but also for their culture, lively night life and shopping. Not to be forgot the near small town of Torre del Lago where is located the Puccini's Villa where the artist composed most of its Opera.( LINKS ) MARBLE QUARRIES OF CARRARA [dist. 60 km - 1hr 30min.] Here they extract the greatly desired precious white marble that is used in monuments and exclusive private houses all over the world. SIENA [dist. 110 km - 2hr 00min.] Ancient historical Tuscany City, well known even for its 'Palio' a traditional equestrian competition that takes place each year on the 2 of July and the 15 of August in the heart (centre) of the City, in the suggestive Piazza del Campo. www.ilpalio.org SAN GIMIGNANO [dist. 80km - 1hr 40min.] This is a characteristic Sienese Town, famous for its houses and towers. ALPI APUANE AND GARFAGNANA [dist. 50 km - 1hr 00min.] This is a mountains area where people can walk or follow the suggestive paths for trekking with different levels of difficulty. These walks bring you to small and characteristic mountain villages. Here you are able to see splendid panoramic views and in some cases that even extend to the sea. CINQUE TERRE [dist. 80 km - 1hr 30min.] Mini cruises leave Viareggio port each day in summer. The cruises take about seven hours (starting in the morning and coming back early evening) to visit the Cinque Terre with lunch stop in Monterosso. The Cinque Terre are interesting National Natural Park and they are noted for their cultivated vine terraced hills, their steep cliff to the sea, the stretch of coastline that curves inwards forming bays of different sizes and enchanting small beaches between the rocks with its deep sea full of marine life. SPECIAL EVENTS IN LUCCA CITTA' AND THE SURROUNDING AREAS markets, fairs and exhibitions MUSICAL FESTIVALS LUCCA - june Held by Music Schools from allover the province FESTA DI SAN PAOLINO LUCCA - JULY From around the 10th of July, inside and outside the Walls Hitorical Games are acted out by Lucca associations, for example: crossbow competitions, old style football etc. SUMMER FESTIVAL LUCCA - JULY During the whole month of July concerts by world famous artists are held inside the walls in the larger piazzas. FESTA DI SANTA CROCE LUCCA - SEPTEMBER Candle lit historical procession of S. Croce, with the participation of well known authorities. FIERA DI SAN MICHELE / FIERA DEL SETTEMBRE LUCCHESE LUCCA - SEPTEMBER These two fairs form one large fair from 13th to the 29th of September. There are numerous stalls in Piazza S. Michele and Borgo Giannotti. LUCCA COMICS AND GAMES LUCCA - END OF OCTOBER TO THE BEGINNING OF NOVEMBER One of the biggest comics and games fairs in Italy with international importance which overtakes the whole city. There are numerous stalls sometimes with uncommon articles for passionate collectors. There are special events with fun for everyone. ANTIQUE MARKET LUCCA - THE 3RD SATURDAY AND SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH This is one of the most famous markets in Italy: around the Cathedral there are over 300 stall holders of furniture, ornaments, clothing, toys, costume jewelry, antique books etc. ART AND CRAFTS FAIR LUCCA - THE LAST WEEKEND OF EACH MONTH There are numerous stalls of hand crafts and art work around Piazza S.Giusto PUCCINI FESTIVAL TORRE DEL LAGO - JULY TO AUGUST Giacomo Puccini's most beautiful operas are re-enacted by well known artists in spectacular open air performances, on a special stage setting over a part of the lake. THE CARNIVAL OF VIAREGGIO VIAREGGIO - MID JANUARY TO MARCH (DEPENDING ON EASTER) This is one of the most important carnivals in Italy where each year a different theme is portrayed. Enormous, hand made paper maché characters are carried on amusing floats, made by special experienced workshops that move through the main road next to the famous Viareggio promenade. This is an event that is suitable for people who like lots of music, noise and fun. shopping in lucca Lucca has a long historical commercial tradition and even today it is well known and appreciated for its shopping. In the historical centre there are many shops with a rich history: prestigious antique shops, jeweler's, and other renowned shops where quality and courtesy are of the house. You cannot miss a visit to Lucca without a walk in the elegant shopping streets. Above all is the central Via Fillungo where you can find some of the oldest commercial activities. The old distinguished signs and liberty style windows will prove this. Adjacent to Via Fillungo there other busy and enchanting streets are Via Roma, Via Buia, Via S. Giorgio, Vicolo S. Carlo and other small streets that form a labyrinth full of shops. Other interesting places to shop are in the 'Piazze.' Piazza Amphitheatre has not to be missed for its unusual shops that follow the circular form of the piazza; Piazza S. Michele, Piazza Napoleone, Piazza S. Giusto all have a large selection of open air bars and shops. If you go out Porta S. Maria, just outside the Walls, there is Borgo Gianotti where some artisans have carried out their profession, some dating back to the beginning of the last century: upholsterers, wrought iron blacksmiths, carpenters, antique restorers, basket makers, special hand made Lucchese tile producers, antique plaster-cast makers, and ceramic shops.