map
Map &
Directions
access_time
Hours
mode_edit
Been here?
Rate it
chevron_left
 
chevron_right

Top Tours

 
Lucca by bike
"Hop onto your bike and with one of our local specialized guides ride up to the top of the Renaissance Walls for a fabulous perspective of the historic center. After just a few moments you will be able to admire the most exquisite private garden in Lucca that of Palazzo Pfanner. The leisurely-paced bike ride will continue along the tree-lined boulevard that characterizes the Walls for about 2 kilometers. You will then descend back into the historic center with a stop at the Cathedral of San Martino (Sain where the people of Lucca have venerated the wooden crucifix called the Volto Santo (Holy Face) for centuries. There are many Italian masterpieces in the interior such as the sarcophagus of Ilaria del Carretto and Tintoretto’s Last Supper. To visit the interior
From EUR150.00
 
Lucca by bike
"Hop onto your bike and with one of our local specialized guides ride up to the top of the Renaissance Walls for a fabulous perspective of the historic center. After just a few moments you will be able to admire the most exquisite private garden in Lucca that of Palazzo Pfanner. The leisurely-paced bike ride will continue along the tree-lined boulevard that characterizes the Walls for about 2 kilometers. You will then descend back into the historic center with a stop at the Cathedral of San Martino (Sain where the people of Lucca have venerated the wooden crucifix called the Volto Santo (Holy Face) for centuries. There are many Italian masterpieces in the interior such as the sarcophagus of Ilaria del Carretto and Tintoretto’s Last Supper. To visit the interior
From EUR150.00
 
Private Tour: Pisa and Lucca from Florence
"The itinerary first takes you to Pisa where a driver will show you the most important square in the city: the famous Piazza dei Miracoli with the Leaning Tower the Baptistery the Cemetery and the Cathedral. Piazza dei Miracoli is a real jewel of Romanesque architecture: the magnificence of the square will overwhelm you as you pass through Porta Nuova one of the ancient gates of the Medieval city walls. (guide not included)Driving towards Lucca across San Giuliano Terme you'll enjoy the beautiful plain surrounded by mountains and hills scattered with ancient castles
From EUR465.00

Palazzo Pfanner Tips (20)

Palazzo Pfanner.

This palace was built in the second half of the XVII century for the Moriconi family. They were noble silk merchants. In 1680 the property was taken over by the Contarini; another family of noble...
Maurizioago's Profile Photo
Maurizioago
Apr 04, 2016

Palazzo Pfanner – The interior.

After seeing multiple historical churches inside the Lucca walls, it was a pleasant change to see and actual family home. We enjoyed the Palazzo Pfanner interior, as much as they allow the public to...
Jerelis's Profile Photo
Jerelis
Feb 15, 2016

Palazzo Pfanner – The garden.

When we first arrived at the Palazzo Pfanner we immediately went to the garden as we were able to see it from the medieval defensive walls, and were very curious about it. We saw that the garden is...
Jerelis's Profile Photo
Jerelis
Feb 15, 2016

Palazzo Pfanner – Dates back to 1660.

Before we visited the Palazzo Pfanner we already knew that it was used in several films over the years. We were very curious in trying to see why it is such a great location for a movie set. For us of...
Jerelis's Profile Photo
Jerelis
Feb 15, 2016

Palazzo Pfanner's beautiful gardens

Palazzo Pfanner turned out to be my favourite museum in Lucca. For 5.50 Euros, you can have access to the palazzo and its beautiful gardens. Dating back to the 1660s, the palazzo is named after Felix...
Jefie's Profile Photo
Jefie
Jul 21, 2010

Magnificent gardens and villa

The Palazzo Pfanner worths a visit not only the inside of this 17th century villa is amazing but overall the magnificent gardens in which you found yourself back on time.The environment and the place...
tzuki's Profile Photo
tzuki
Jun 11, 2009

Palazzo Pfanner Grounds

A large part of the tour should also include walking the rear area of the gardens. Even though it is less than an acre in town, it is poser packed with statues, and fountains, and colorful flowers. It...
BruceDunning's Profile Photo
BruceDunning
Apr 16, 2009

Palazzo Pfanner gardens

While there is a museum in Palace Pfanner, I didn't visit it. Instead, I walked through the small, quaint garden area that's really only good for about ten minutes or so. But it is really beautiful...
travelrabbit's Profile Photo
travelrabbit
Mar 16, 2008

Gardens and Home tour

This was one of the nicest tours we took inside the walls. Tours for the home and grounds are offered. The price is 6 euro for both, and 3 euro if only the grounds. The home was redone very well and...
BruceDunning's Profile Photo
BruceDunning
Nov 02, 2007

Palazzo Pfanner

A pleasant surprise that I came across while just wondering around the walls. Palazzo Pfanner, built in 1667, has all the characteristics of a late 16th century building. The garden is completely...
Blatherwick's Profile Photo
Blatherwick
Jun 01, 2006

Palazzo Pfanner

This elegant imposing house (1667) has a beautiful outside staircase. It also boasts one of Tuscany's most delightful formal gardens. Laid out in the 18th century, the garden's central avenue is lined...
Willettsworld's Profile Photo
Willettsworld
Jul 08, 2005

Palazzo Pfanner

This Palazzo is a nice place to visit. You can visit the house and garden. You will enter the palazzo through a very wide entrance hall. A pompous staircase will bring you to the first floor where you...
Helga67's Profile Photo
Helga67
Mar 08, 2005
 
 
Sponsored Listings

Hotels Near Palazzo Pfanner

Hotels
Via Cesare Battisti, 15, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy
Show Prices
Hotels
Via degli Angeli 23, Lucca, Tuscany, 55100, Italy
Show Prices
Hotels
Via del Moro, 2, Lucca, Tuscany, 55100, Italy
Show Prices
Hotels
Via Fillungo 170, Lucca, Tuscany, 55100, Italy
Show Prices
Hotels
via Fontana, Lucca, Tuscany, 55100, Italy
Show Prices
Hotels
Via Corte Portici 16, Lucca, Tuscany, 55100, Italy
Show Prices
illudiumqh36's Profile Photo

illudiumqh36

"Lucca from the inside"
View Member
alucas's Profile Photo

alucas

"Lucca - a Gem of a City"
View Member
BruceDunning's Profile Photo

BruceDunning

"Location, Location"
View Member
HORSCHECK's Profile Photo

HORSCHECK

"Lucca - Historical gem of the Tuscany"
View Member
micas_pt's Profile Photo

micas_pt

"Lucca"
View Member
 
 

Things to Do Near Palazzo Pfanner

Things to Do

Chiesa San Michele in Foro - Church

The church of San Michele in Foro was erected on the former Roman Forum, situated on a podium which is elevated above the level of the square. Construction of the church began in the 8th century and...
View More
Things to Do

Basilica San Frediano

Basilica San Frediano is one of the oldest churches in Lucca, built in the 6th century in Romanesque style. It is known that basilica was constructed on the ruins of an earlier church, that was...
View More
Things to Do

Palazzo Mansi

Built towards the end of the 16th century, Palazzo Mansi is described as one of Lucca's most luxurious residences. The palazzo's walls were once decorated by frescoes, but these have unfortunately...
View More
Things to Do

Duomo di San Martino - Cathedral

According to legend, the cathedral of San Martino was founded by Saint Frediano in the 6th century. Apparently, at first it was a large complex composed by San Martino and church of San Giovanni e...
View More
Things to Do

Guinigi Tower - Torre Guinigi

From the top of this majestuous " Tower-House" ( 44m.) we have a scenic view of the city of Lucca and specialy on the dozen of other towers around the city. There is no elevator, climbing is not too...
View More
Things to Do

City Walls & Gates

The history of fortified walls of Lucca begins in 200 A.C. - with a classic square of walls that surrounded the city centre, and with part of it seen there up to today. During the Napoleon era the...
View More

Getting to Palazzo Pfanner

Address

Via degli Asili, 33, 55100 Lucca

Hours

We don't yet have hours for this Things to Do. Help us improve our info!

Map