LAND OF PUCCINI
Discover what Tuscany was and is. Watch the fire flies as they dance and set the hillside alight.
Taste and experience the true Tuscan way of living. Culture, food and fun in friendly surroundings in a traditional and historic village.
Self-catering accommodation in beautiful and unspoiled hilltop village near Lucca, with heated swimming pool.
The small and friendly village of Celle dei Puccini, where very little has changed over the generations, is the ideal location for discerning Italian holiday seekers .
Set in the hills of Lucca among the olive groves and grape vines, Celle is the unspolit ancestral home of the famous composer Giacomo Puccini. The Puccini house where generations of the Puccini family have lived has been turned into a museum. In July and August concerts are held outside the museum and under the stars – free of charge!
Our holiday homes are located overlooking the village, giving uninterrupted views over the Tuscan rooftops with the forested valley and hills beyond. Each property has been lovingly restored in the traditional Tuscan style by local craftsmen. There is a good size heated swimming pool with ample of space for relaxation and sunbathing.
This part of Tuscany with its stunning scenery has much to offer for all ages. The hills of Lucca, Pescaglia and the magnificent Garfagnana region is right on the doorstep. The Apuane mountains and National Park are all areas of great beauty and are of particular interest to walkers, trekkers and explorers.
The cities of Florence, Lucca and Pisa are all within easy reach.
The Tuscan people and their way of life is very appealing and it is understandable why so many return to Tuscany to recharge.
Celle is a peaceful place totally unspoiled. It retains its slow tempo and traditional way of life.
It has been home to generations of Italian families who still cultivate the surrounding land, making wine and olive oil in the traditional way. There are approx. 30 inhabitants in Celle and like so many Tuscan settlements, clings to the side of a hill overlooking the valley.
Ken and I feel that it is important to be in Celle for the season to help in any way we can to make your holiday relaxing and worry free. We are here to greet you and to help you with your luggage and shopping and any questions you may have – we hope to be able to answer them. We are very friendly and approachable people but respect your privacy. Celle is a very special place and we hope that you will come and discover this for yourselves!
Our properties are set at the top of the village of Celle dei Puccini, (the village is featured in the Easyjet inflight magazine 2018) where generations of the famous Puccini family have been inspired to compose their music. The views of the surrounding countryside are breathtaking with olive groves and vineyards on the terraced landscape and the impressive games of light, a particular treasure of Tuscany.
Celle is an ideal base for visiting many places of interest for all the family – there is something for everyone! Spare a moment or 2 looking at the following pages – we hope to have given you just a flavour of what is on offer in Tuscany