Stay in one of our rustic Lucca villas in the Tuscan countryside.
When you stay in one of our Lucca villas, you are close to one of the most beautiful cities in the Tuscany region. This well-preserved city is threaded through with cobblestone streets lined with charming, authentic restaurants, peppered with bustling piazzas surrounded by beautiful 16th-century buildings and old palazzos. The historic city center is encircled with Renaissance walls you can still see today. A visit to Lucca is like a step back in time, and when you witness sights such as the 13th-century Torre Guinigi punctuating the Tuscan sky, it will truly take your breath away.
Our beautiful Lucca villas encompass the very best of the allure of the city, with all of the charms of the Tuscan countryside, featuring stunning rustic homes with luxurious interiors, outdoor spaces that blend in seamlessly with your surroundings, and perfect, vacation-ready features such as the all-important private swimming pool.
Lucca is located in the region of Tuscany, which is found in the center of Italy’s boot-shape, encompassing part of the western coast. Lucca is located close to Pisa and within a short distance of the sea.
Florence and Lucca are both located in the same region; Tuscany, and getting between the two is quite straightforward. If you are going by road, the journey time will take around an hour and fifteen minutes. By rail, it will take around an hour and twenty minutes.
In 2022, the population of Lucca was estimated to be around 89000.
Wineries are very common in Tuscany, as the region is famed for its wine production. There are plenty of wineries that are within easy reach of Lucca, perfect if you want to take a day trip to try out some wine tasting. We recommend visiting the Fattoria Al Dotto Lucca, and the stunning Greo Winery, both of which are located just outside of the city.
The airport closest to Lucca Italy is Pisa International, and the trip between them takes 40 minutes on the train, and just over half an hour by road.
When you stay in Lucca, you are in a wonderful position to pay a visit to both the nearby beaches, and one of the most famous cities in Italy; Florence. Florence is an utterly stunning destination that is well worth a visit, along with a handful of smaller medieval towns such as Siena, Grosseto, Arezzo, and Monteriggioni.
Lucca is located fairly close to the coast, so day trips to the Tuscan seaside are certainly possible. There are a few quaint beaches in the nearby area that would be wonderful for a family trip, including Gombo, Spiaggia di Vecchiano, and Mama Beach.
Yes, Lucca is a quaint city destination that is considered to be a very safe destination, perfect whether you’re traveling solo, as a couple, in a group, or with little ones. Just be sure to take reasonable precautions with yourself and your belongings, as you would on any vacation.
Distance from Lucca train station
Time from Lucca train station
Mura di Lucca
Pora San Donato
Cassa di Puccini
1 hour 11-minute drive
When you visit quaint Italian cities like Lucca, we highly recommend finding your evening meals the old fashioned way. When your stomach begins to rumble, don’t whip out your phone to find somewhere to eat. Simply stroll through the beautiful cobblestone streets until you find something that catches your eye. Lucca is peppered with plenty of hidden gems and rustic eateries, where we truly believe you will find some of the most delicious, authentic Italian cuisine you can possibly dream of. You can find a new place to dine each night, and experience friendly, welcoming atmospheres across the city. If, however, you would like a little inspiration with the best Lucca restaurants, Osteria Da Pasquale, Cantine Bernardini, Osteria da Rosolo, and Osteria La Bottega di Anna e Leo, are all very highly rated.
The best time to visit Lucca is late spring or early fall. During these periods, the city basks in the warm glow of the early or late summer sun, but the summer crowds have dispersed to leave quieter, more relaxed Lucca in their wake. The shoulder seasons are also the periods when local Tuscan produce is at its best, from truffles to wine.
Lucca's city walls surround the old part of the city and are the perfect place to stroll for views of the ancient buildings from every angle.
Chiesa di San Michele in Foro is one of the most beautiful churches in Tuscany with its white stone facade and accompanying tower.
Discover the secrets to preparing delicious Italian cuisine in a Tuscan cooking class in Lucca, where you can learn to make pizza, pasta, and more.
Lucca's central piazza is a wonderful place to grab a coffee a sneaky scoop of gelato, sit back, and watch the people of the city go about their daily lives.
The Palazzo Pfanner is an oasis of green in the middle of Lucca, with beautifully manicured gardens and a section of the palace open for visits.
Our Travel Extras service offers the addition of luxurious amenities such as in-villa spas, private chefs, personal chauffeurs, airport transfers, attraction tickets, and so much more to your Lucca villa rental. To find out more, head over to our Travel Extras page or get in touch with our incredible Travel Planners to add extras to your booking.
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What better way to take in those beautiful sunsets than in one of our Lucca villas with pools? Plenty of our homes offer stunning outdoor spaces with seating areas, sculpted gardens, and beautiful swimming pools as the focal point of it all. Surrounded by lush countryside, you can take in the view from the calming waters of your pool, complete with all the privacy and space you could wish for from your vacation rental. Whether you’re searching for a romantic getaway for two, or can’t wait to sit poolside with a book and cocktail as your little ones practice their divebombs, these villas near Lucca Italy with pools are perfect.