Liked: location - it was on the main rd through Lucca full of shops and cafe/bars Didn't like: Smelt like cigarettesUntidy kitchen facilitiesPrivate bathroom floors could do with a good scurb. Towel heater dusted.Lucca street cleaning vehicles go past very early each morning and windows are not double glazed.
'Alla Dolce vita ' is placed in the very heart of historic center of Lucca, just a few steps away from the roman amphitheatre and the XII century church of S.Frediano.
Located in Via fillungo, the main street of the center it is an ideal base to tour the city and to enjoy its special atmosphere.
The accommodation, an apartment recently renovated situated at the first floor of a 19 th century building, has been equipped rispecting its antique structure and charm.
Our comfortable and large rooms are furnished in old tuscany style and the original floors give a charming touch; each room has its own private bath, with shower or tub and is available in single, double or triple accommodation.
A lovely kitchen is shared with the other rooms.
Nearby there is a public parking (free parking is outside of the walls just 150 mt. away. )
check in time: from 14:30 to 19:00
Location and Contact
• By car: if you arrrive to Lucca by car, coming from Florence or from Pisa north- Freeway A11( BLU LINE),or if you come from Viareggio - Freeway A12,(RED LINE), you should drive along the walls (ORANGE LINE) and enter town from Porta Santa Maria. • Coming from the " Bretella A11-A12" Viareggio/Lucca, take the exit marked Lucca. After the toll booth, follow the signs indicating the center of the city, pass over the bridge and then take your first right onto Viale Luporini. Follow Viale Luporini for about 1.5km and you will reach Piazzale Italia (easily recognizable by the monumental fountain in the center). Go straight on, then turn to the left and follow the signs indicating "Abetone". If well done, now you will see the old city walls of Lucca on your right; you are on the road Viale Giosuè Carducci, go on, alwasy keeping the walls on your right until to "Porta S.Maria" where you have to enter the walls. • There are many free parking places outside the walls, where you can leave your car. • Otherwise if you come from Firenze Mare (A11), take the exit marked Lucca. After the toll booth, turn left and follow signs indicating the center of the city. You will encounter a bridge over the rail, pass it, and keep the old city walls always on your right, then follow as above. • By train: if you arrive to Lucca by train, you can reach us easily walking for only 25 minutes. Leaving the Railway station square go to the left, on the large avenue "Viale Regina Margherita", around the Walls. • Follow it for about 200 mts., then enter the town inside the Porta S.Pietro; then through via Carrara and via S.Girolamo go to Piazza Napoleone. When there, keep via Beccheria, then turn right to via Roma, and after 80 meters on your left, in via Fillungo. Then you need to go straight on, and at the end of the street, you will find the "Alla Dolce vita" • By plane: the nearest airport is the one located at Pisa, only 20 km distant. From there you can reach Lucca in half an hour, by train or car.
Via Fillungo 232, Lucca,
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