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Be one of the first to experience this recently renovated 16th-century hillside stone cottage with over 1800 sq ft on 2 acres with mountain and river views. Each of the 4 bedrooms has a new private bathroom with a high-quality mattress and linens. Centrally located for day trips to Cinque Terre, Stretti di Giaredo, Milan, Parma, Pisa, Lucca, Florence or a rest stop for Via Francigena hikers. Only 10 minutes to the train station and Pontremoli for shopping, restaurants and sightseeing. **Cleaning fee refunded for stays of 2 nights or longer.
About the Owner
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2017
Interaction with guests:
We can be available as often as you wish, and are able to provide recommendations for restaurants, local interests, and excursions.
-No smoking inside or near doors and windows -Quiet hours after 22:30 (10:30 pm) -No parties or events unless renting the entire property
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About the neighbourhood
Visit the old church across the field which locals say predates the 11th century and has a bell in its tower donated as a gift by a queen of Spain in the 1300's. Walk the trail down to the river for a swim or go all the way to the famous canyon, Stretti di Giaredo (water shoes recommended). The Apennine National Park is 1 hour away (38km) for beautiful mountain scenery and hiking. Spend a day exploring the nearby villages of Lunigiana or simply stay put and relax enjoying the rustic common areas, warm lighting and beautiful outdoor spaces. The town of Pontremoli is only 4km away and offers groceries, shopping, restaurants, a castle/museum and sightseeing.
Taxi service is available from the house to town or the train station for about 10 euros one way.
There are 2 bicycles available for your use.
You can travel to many locations in Italy and beyond from the train station. (2.3 miles/3.8 km from the property)
Active folks can walk to and from town on a 2.5 mile (4 km) one way trek along paved roads.
How to get there
Airport: Pisa: 100.0 km
Railway: Pontremoli: 3.0 km
Ferry: Portovenere: 55.0 km
By Train: Pisa- The closest and most convenient airport to The Sanctuary. Direct trains take 1.5 hours to Pontremoli and cost around 10 euros. Milan- Takes about 3 hours from Milano Centrale station and costs around 20 euros one way. Malpensa Express to the airport is an additional 15 euros.
By Car: (GPS Recommended) Pisa- Drive time is about 1 hour to Pontremoli and tolls cost about 12 euros. You can walk to the car rental facility at the airport or take the shuttle bus. Milan- Drive time is about 2.5 hours to Pontremoli and tolls cost about 18 euros one way.