Dimora alla Cascata, Fivizzano Tuscany


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From $252 / night

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  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • House

Our holiday home in magical Lunigiana, Northern Tuscany - 'Dimora alla Cascata' - has been rustically restored and furnished into a large comfortable house on three floors retaining historical features such as chestnut beams, terracotta floors and the original mill doors.

Dimora alla Cascata is perfect for a large party of friends or two families (2-13) who want to stay in a relaxing setting savouring the atmosphere of a medieval village with a splendid Malaspina castle.

Locally you will find tennis, open air swimming pools, spa facilities, childrens playground, many walking trails, horse trekking, mountain bike hire. Skiing,...Read more


Dimora alla Cascata, Fivizzano Tuscany
Fivizzano, Tuscany, Italy

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The village of Verrucola di Fivizzano
Composed of red roofed, pretty houses clustered around the base of the huge Malaspina castle, partly open to the public by appointment, the medieval village of Verrucola is a delight to stroll around in the early evening. It has a taverna which opens during the Summer months in which to sample good local wines and produce and take the opportunity to meet the friendly villagers and a restaurant. Parking is available on the village car park. A bus runs past the door twice a day.

The town of Fivizzano
Ten minutes walk away from Dimora alla Cascata is the Medicean walled town of Fivizzano. There are a large variety of traditional shops, banks, bars and restaurants. Numerous celebrations are held throughout the year from festas, sapore, medieval archery competitions, flag waving, an international tango festival and the traditional celebrations of Christmas all often accompanied by spectacular firework displays. Main bus station for the area is here.

Amenities and Excursions

Dimora alla Cascata is located in the Lunigiana region of Northern Tuscany. A magical unspoilt area free from tourist crowds where medieval castles and villages perch high above green wooded valleys. It offers the tourist a mild climate, a calm and soothing atmosphere in the hills criss-crossed by clear streams. The area caters for all offering museums, thermal waters, sport centres, skiing, fishing and trekking on horse back or by foot and is a haven for painters and photographers. Added to all of this is the folklore, traditions, the cuisine and local handicrafts and you have something for everyone and last but not least wonderful, friendly people.

There are so many things to see and do in a close radius that there are too many to mention here. Some are listed below:-

Close to Lunigiana is the Bay of Poets (Shelley and Byron swam here and where D.H. Lawrence also stayed) also the Cinque Terra which is famous for the 5 fishing villages that cling to the cliffs along the spectacular Ligurian coastline.

Parma rich with Verdi connections and Lucca which you can reach by a small train through the hills skirting the Apennine National park and are both an hour away. Florence is two hours away on the motorway or you could be sunning yourself in one of the many sandy coves or beaches on the coast just 45 minutes away. Also Pisa, Lucca, Milan, Genoa & Bologna are easily accessible by car or train.

For further information just google Dimora la Cascata

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Last updated on January 30, 2014
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DatesNightlyWeeklyMonthlyMinimum Stay
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2014
Mid Season
Weekend $252
$1,6291 Night
All other dates
$285$1,792$6,1903 Nights
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Rental fees

  • Damage deposit | $489

Additional notes from the owner

300 pound deposit secures booking
Payment either in sterling or euros by paypal or international bank transfer
A refundable security deposit of 300 pounds is payable with the final balance
Rates include one pre-let clean and one laundry of towels and linen per week
Bed linen and towels included in rental price
Flexible arrival and departure dates
Discounted rates for smaller parties booking the whole house and for lets of over 4 weeks - please enquire
Heating supplement included in price for low season lets
No hidden extra costs - prices all inclusive


  • Central heating
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Wood Stove
  • Washing Machine
  • Firewood Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Alarm Clock
Property Features
  • City/Skyline Views
  • Parking
  • Ocean or water views
  • Mountain Views
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Freezer
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • DVD Player
  • Board Games
  • Books
  • Music Library
  • Movie/Video Library
  • Television
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Pet friendly - ask
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - ask
  • Suitable for the elderly - ask
  • Wheelchair accessible - no
Living space
  • 220 square meters

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