Via Nuova per Pisa 1952, Massa Pisana, Tuscany, 55050, Italy
Surrounded by rosemary, lavender, and azaleas, this hotel preserves the intimacy of a well-furnished home; it's decorated in Empire style, with 19th-century furniture, prints, and fabrics. When Napoléon's sister, Elisa Baciocchi, arrived in Lucca to preside over it as a princess, she came with an entourage. One member built this delightful indigo villa 3 km (2 miles) south of Lucca. The attached restaurant elevates Lucchesi specialties, such as tordelli lucchese con sfoglia di farina di farro integrale al ragù d'anatra (tortelli with farro in a duck sauce), to new heights.
- multilingual staff
- top-notch restaurant
- a car is essential
Rate Includes: Closed Jan. 7–Feb. 11 No meals
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