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“Beautiful Gardens, enchanting place”
Review of Palazzo Pfanner

Palazzo Pfanner
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Private Tour: Historic Lucca by Bike
Ranked #14 of 147 things to do in Lucca
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Owner description: A visit to this 17th-century villa with its magnificent gardens is well worthwhile.
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We went in June 2014, with a group of school friends, we didn't know what to expect, the place is magical, the garden is really beautiful and peaceful.
The Palazzo is very well conserved like if someone is leaving there.
We really enjoy the place.
Lucca is an enchanting town.

Thank Soemic
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

If you are in Lucca, Italy, the Palazzo Pfanner is truly worth a visit. It is a magnificent white palace with terraces and balconies. The rose garden with classical sculptures provides a space for a peaceful stroll in the middle of a lively city. A member of the Pfanner family who has overseen the very fine renovations of the palace took us around and graciously spent time explaining the history of the family and the palace. He also showed us beautiful frescoes in the interior. This visit was one of the most memorable we had during our time in Italy. Anyone who loves history and the elegance of a palace will appreciate this experience, which provides a glimpse into a luxurious past.

Thank marleenhein
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Reviewed 21 July 2014

Beautiful, peaceful, and cool garden on a hot day. Our group was somewhat tired after walking around this charming town, so it was very welcome to enjoy sitting in a nice shady area for a while. We had initially observed the garden from the famous Lucca wall as we rode past on bicycles. That vantage point may have been one of the factors that caused us to ultimately decide we needed to visit this palace. The landscaping throughout the garden is creatively organized and enjoyable, as are the various sculptures that make reference to numerous deities from antiquity. Besides the garden one can wander through the palace itself. Somewhat modest when compared to other famous palaces, yet very worth seeing. It seems one of the residents at one time was a doctor, and it was very interesting to see some archaic examples of medical accoutrements. Then one can return to the garden for a little more relaxation…

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 17 July 2014

The gardens were the best in the city and beautifully laid out. I would have been happy to sit in there for some time but a party was being set up the day I was there so there was some disturbance.

Thank Susan F
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Reviewed 9 July 2014

This palazzo offers 2 attractions : a beautiful garden full of roses and hydrangeas and a look at a couple of rooms inside the palazzo itself.
The garden is an oasis of colour and tranquillity within the walls of Lucca and shouldn't be missed if you would like a quiet place to sit and eat lunch or just to sit and veg out.
Inside the palazzo is a collection of medical instruments because the former owner was a doctor. There is also some furniture and a kitchen in a nineteenth century style.
For me the garden was the highlight.

Thank scheza
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