Villa Michaela

Vorno, Lucca
Bed & Breakfast


Writers, celebrities and a First Lady count among previous guests at this opulent villa. Lavish interiors and divine food await...

Bedroom

15 rooms

Sleeps

Rooms sleep 2

Children welcome
Pets welcome
Babies welcome

The Experience

A lifetime’s treat. Writers, celebrities and a First Lady have all stayed here, in the opulent Tuscan villa with its House & Garden interiors. You can even make it your own: indulge family and friends and get married in its chapel. It’s beautiful throughout the seasons here. Come for a few days, join a Slow Food house party, sample local wines, listen to opera. An interior designer has worked his magic on every room, mingling fine English furniture with classic Italian style, while Puccini, Verdi and Dante lend their names to the grander bedrooms, awash with frescoed ceilings, lavish fabrics, king-size beds and double sinks. Also: a family kitchen, a formal dining room, a library and a multimedia room, tennis and an outdoor pool. Dine al fresco, on divine Tuscan cuisine, and let your gaze drift over the floodlit gardens, heady with gardenias, to the 50 acres of pine forests and olive groves beyond. You are bathed in tranquillity yet it’s a five-minute walk to the delightful village of Vorno, and unspoilt Lucca is a ten-minute drive.

Essentials

  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Spa
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Bar
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
2pm-7pm
Check out
8am-11am
Booking restrictions
Whole villa & wedding chapel on request.
Closed
Never.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property
Meals
Lunch/dinner by arrangement. Restaurant within walking distance. Other restaurants few minutes’ drive.

Pricing

Nightly price
from €150
15 Suites for 2
From €150

Accommodation

Reviews

Could not recommend Villa Michaela more highly. Stunning villa in beautiful surroundings. All at the villa were so accommodating. Delicious Tuscan restaurants close by. Only complaint was that the holidays had to end!!!

Olwyn, Dublin

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Vanessa Rhode

  • Complimentary concierge service. Prosecco upon arrival.
  • Set in the beautiful , rural, picturesque village of Vorno , Villa Michaela is only 12 minutes drive from the centre of Lucca. Stunning views of the Aouan Alps ,olive groves , pine forests - village shop , bar , 2 trattorias within walking distance ......
  • Set in 50 acres the villa is perfectly situated for Lucca, Siena , Lucca, Florence , the coast at Forte dei Marmi and the Cinque Terre. For non drivers an hourly bus service to Lucca. We sleep 34 -family re unions , weddings . big parties are our forte
  • Giacomo Puccini is Lucca s most famous son and 365 days a year there is an hour long concert in his honour at 7pm in LuccaPerfect for the not quite opera buff or teenager who just wants to experience the magic of opera without sitting for 3 hours - !
  • We have a celebrated consecrated chapel at Villa Michaela which seats 100 and has wonderful acoutics. Complete with grand piano the chapel was built by Lorenzo Nottolini , court architect to Lucca who built city aquaduct . perfect for weddings/recitals.
  • Floodlit tennis court , pool , golf at Versilia , wine tours , walking in the Cinque Terre, hot air ballooning , olive picking , guided tours to Lucca, Florence , Siena, Pisa , cooking and language classes- dancing , sport , food , wine and sunsets ....