Monumental Villas

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The villas of Lucca, built between the 15th and the 19th century in the countryside and hills surrounding the city as the summer residences of the upper classes, are a heritage of remarkable beauty.

Most of these villas still belongs to individuals who have passed them on from generation to generation within their family. With their large gardens, porticos, frescoed halls and parks with ponds and lakes, these real "works of art" offer an intimate and meditative atmosphere.

Villa Torrigiani

The villa, built in the 16th century for the Buonvisi family, was later bought by the Marquis Nicolao Santini, Ambassador of the Republic of Lucca at the court of Louis XVII.