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A visit to this 17th-century villa with its magnificent gardens is well worthwhile.
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Via Degli Asili 33, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

So beautiful, so tranquil. Take a moment and visit the gardens. Sit a while, ponder yesteryear and take a deep breath. I understand they have an apartment for rent at the Palazzo. Could you imagine waking up to that beautiful garden and fountain.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jujubery
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Well kept garden with roses, statues and a large fountain but it is small and therefore rather expensive at 4 euro each.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank quantockm
Reviewed 12 October 2018

The magnificent palace was built for a wealthy Moriconi family in the 17th century and the garden was designed in the 18th century. The design of garden is attributed to Filippo Juvarra as an example of the late Baroque style, with forest plants, monumental statues...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Borzov
Reviewed 3 October 2018

O.K. much of this glorious building is closed to visitors, but what there is available is a joy to tour. Those used to the fabulous opulence (and knowledgeable and enthusiastic volunteer guides) of many UK National Trust properties may be disappointed, but do pause to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tanllan
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Wow - what a beautiful garden! That's a place to be contemplative in. It's very well kept. The villa itself has only a few rooms to visit. So on a sunny, warm day, you'll probably spend more time in the garden than in the house....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bill E
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Whilst not having many rooms open, the ones that are available are nicely staged. The garden offers a chance to take a rest and enjoy the setting.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Amethyst627
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

You are allowed to pay 6 euro p.p. tot visiting the garden (of which you have a complete overview from the lucca wall) and only 3 rooms from the vast house (less than 10 percent). Brewery, main kitchen, living area.. all not accessible to paying...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank trip1st
Reviewed 10 September 2018

To see these historic apartments and gardens, a joy. Imagining how they lived back then, the actual canopy bed, the tools of the doctor’s trade, tapestries, paintings, lovely. And the fountain, the garden with its sculptures, all isolated within this walled inner city. To see,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Initially we paid for just the garden which is beautiful but not enormous. There are quite a few statues and a lovely pond with a fountain. It’s nice to sit and enjoy the atmosphere, and the peace and quiet. After a while we decided to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank adrian-73
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Visited last week after seeing the garden from the city wall. The garden is small but it was lovely. The fountain and statues make it very romantic and lots of people, like us, were just sitting in the shade enjoying the peace. The house isn’t...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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LisaT4842
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Try the tourist office in Lucca or the Palazzo Pfanner itself
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