Franco's Friendly Villa is in
the heart of the Garfagnana region of northern Tuscany, in the town
of Diecimo, an area that was once a colony of the ancient
It's location makes it a perfect departure point for excursions to
discover Tuscany, its Renaissance cities, its verdant mountains, and
the refreshing sea.
Franco's Friendly Villa is located:
25 minutes from Lucca
50 minutes from Pisa
1 hour from Florence
90 minutes from the ski resort of Abetone
2 hours from Siena and San Gimignano
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Traveling to Tuscany:
Airline Service: The closest commercial airports to Diecimo
are in Pisa (50 minute drive) and Florence (1 hour drive). Both
airports are served by a variety of major airlines and discount
airlines, including Alitalia, Air France, British Airways, Lufthansa,
EasyJet, and Ryan Air. Both airports offer direct flights to major
European international airports. Travelers from the United States
will find that most flights to Pisa or Florence will require a change
of planes at a major European airport.
Trains: Train service in Italy is easy to use. There is a train station in Diecimo -
only 200 yards from Franco's
Friendly Villa! You can catch the train at the airport in Pisa or
from the center city station in Florence. From Diecimo,
you can take the train anywhere in Italy via Lucca or Pisa. More
information is available on the
Ferrovie Dello Stato web site.