Villa Catureglio is a beautiful Tuscan estate, dating back to the 13th century, set in a secluded position in the foothills of the Alpe Apuane, above the Garfagnana valley, close to the magnificently walled town of Lucca

It is the perfect secluded venue for weddings, celebration, family gatherings and residential courses , all year round, with accommodation for 41 guests, within easy reach of both Pisa and Florence airports

The villa, its chapel and cottages are enclosed by traditional Italian gardens, within the terraced landscape of vines and olives and lush woodland




Villa Catureglio, originally a 13C fortified tower, has magnificently proportioned rooms, with high beamed ceilings, cool tiled floors and some original frescoes. The rooms are furnished with a mixture of contemporary and antique Italian furniture.

Sleeps 16, in 6 double bedrooms, each pair sharing a shower suite, plus 1 bedroom with 4 single beds and bathroom.

Drawing room, kitchen, dining/living room, 2 TV/sitting/playrooms, laundry, cloakroom, central heating, Internet link, 12m swimming pool and private gardens.

There is also separate cottage accommodation sleeping 25 in total, sharing the 2nd swimming pool

Cleaning and cooking can be provided on request



The cottage accommodation faces the formal entrance courtyard with sunny private terraces on the other side and a secluded, shared swimming pool lies just below


Sleeps 8 in 3 double bedrooms and 1 with 2 single beds [a double, with bath, is off the exterior loggia]

2 other bathrooms, 1 ensuite

Large kitchen / dining / living room onto private courtyard, with shady loggia

Central heating


Sleeps 7, in 3 double bedrooms and 1 single

bedroom. 2 bathrooms

Kitchen / dining / living room onto terrace.

Separate sitting room

Central heating   



Sleeps 6 in 3 double bedrooms,

1 bath, 1 shower ensuite

1 bath

Kitchen / dining room onto terrace.

Living room

Central heating


Sleeps 2 in double bedroom with ensuite bathroom

Kitchen / dining room / living room onto terrace


Available as annexe to other accommodation

I double bedroom with ensuite shower room


Cleaning and cooking can be provided on request 



Villa Catureglio is a magical year-round venue for weddings and celebrations, licensed for civil ceremonies. Blessings can be held in the frescoed chapel

It is suited to receptions and dinners for up to 120, but also for intimate parties, in ornamental gardens or inside a traditional barn

High, mid and low season 4 night packages are available, which include VAT, rent of venue, with accommodation for 41, within 1 hours drive from Pisa airport

Wedding planning advice is available for catering, flowers, music and Italian documentation



Villa Catureglio is the ideal place for informal get togethers, with accommodation for 41, surrounded by  beautiful gardens and countryside

We have hosted regular family parties of all generations; office away stays; cooking, painting and music groups.  It is also ideal for more contemplative chess or creative writing courses

It is a great base for an easy day’s excursion to -

  • the familiar delights of Florence, Pisa, Siena and Lucca and also the lesser known towns of Prato and Pistoia

  • a day out on the Versilian coast, under the umbrellas of Viareggio or Forte di Marmi or on the broad Pisan beach of Marina di Vecchiana  

  • skiing at Abetone

  • walks from the villa on the ancient local footpath network

  • challenging walks in the Alpe Apuane, on the demarked Club Alpino Italiano routes

  •  Tennis and riding are available nearby



Below is a plan showing layout of the Catureglio buildings.

Plans of individual accommodation available on request. 



Catureglio Casa Vacanza

Borgo a Mozzano (Lucca)

55023 Toscana - Italy

tel +39 349 733-9765


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