Albergo Pietrasanta


Tuscany – the ring of the name alone evokes a curious longing for Italy with its Mediterranean lust for life, superb cuisine and scenic landscapes.


Tuscany – it carries the implicit promise of sun, ancient vineyards, historic cities and art of incalculable value. It is not without reason that Tuscany is one of Italy’s most popular destinations.


Hardly any other place on the face of the earth offers such a well balanced combination of rich culture, scenic landscapes and delightful cuisine. read more » Of course, such a setting calls for the corresponding accommodation.


The luxurious Albergo Pietrasanta certainly stands up to the test. It is a romantic retreat perfectly suited for exploring the region’s many cultural treasures. Albergo Pietrasanta is located in the village of the same name near the famous Carrara marble quarries.


Both the out-of-the-way location and the small size of the luxury hotel ensure well protected peace and quiet. However, just a short ride will put you back in touch with the rest of Tuscany.


Dating back to the 17th century, the Albergo Pietrasanta used to be the Barsanti Bonetti Palace. Without having lost any of its old-fashioned charm, the elegant house still stands in the Via Garibaldi at the heart of Pietrasanta’s historic centre.


Art and antiques contribute greatly to the buildings’ historic flair. Admire the venerated frescos and make yourself comfortable in the antique furniture that dates back decades.


The elegant lounge is just the place for a glass of the excellent local wine and a chat with the other guests. Of course, you may also decide to stretch out beneath a tree in the lush garden or to unwind on the terrace, lost in a sweet daydream.


Please note that the Albergo Pietrasanta does not offer a restaurant. However, a selection of light snacks may be enjoyed at the Courtyard Bar or in the comfort of your room or suite.


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The select hotels that have been awarded a membership in the renowned association Small Luxury Hotels of the World, without exception, stand for unrestrained creature comforts and a personal flair. You read more » may look forward to an unforgettable holiday experience.


The Albergo Pietrasanta certainly upholds the Small Luxury Hotel’s immaculate reputation: Its twenty eight individually designed rooms and suites are elegantly furnished, superbly equipped and leave nothing to be desired.


The Albergo’s dedication to quality and character forbid adding to the twenty eight accommodation units currently available. However, you may nevertheless choose between four different categories.


Treat yourself to the ultimate experience at the elegant house’s Master Suite. The spacious bedroom sports an extra large king-size bed at its centre. Slip beneath the crisp sheets and wait for sweet dreams to come!


Tastefully equipped and furnished, the living room provides the space to unwind throughout the day. And keep your eyes open for the many décor details like the ceiling frescos that adorn the airy and bright rooms.


Antique furniture, precious timber flooring and finest marble are the materials that invariably draw the eye. Help yourself to the fresh fruit and relish the sweet fragrance of flowers – you are perfectly cared for at the Albergo Pietrasanta.


Should the Master Suite be occupied, the Junior Suites are almost as sensational and sport a wonderful Mediterranean flair. No matter which of the units you ultimately choose, all are supremely comfortable and well appointed.


Needless to say that the facilities also include a state-of-the-art air-conditioning system to take the edge out of the hot Tuscan days. A television provides entertainment at the touch of a button.


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The Albergo Pietrasanta, apart from its sophisticated comforts, is perfectly located for discovering the region’s many treasures. The capital cities of Italian art, Florence, Pisa, Lucca and Carrara read more » are all located within easy reach.


Moreover, the Albergo Pietrasanta is located just right to kill to two birds with one stone: How about a holiday that includes both the most celebrated Italian art and few hours on the beach with sun, sand and sea?


Versilia’s scenic beaches are just a short ride away. The Albergo Pietrasanta conveniently offers a shuttle service that runs back and forth between the beach and the hotel on your request. And last but least, you may also stay in Pietrasanta for a day of shopping in the historic city centre.


Those that would like to balance the rich Tuscan cuisine with a little exercise may visit the hotel’s gym. Or quite the contrary, request to have a picnic basket with only the finest specialities prepared and head out into the beautiful countryside on a bicycle.


In May, June and October you may enjoy your breakfast on the beach – a fantastic experience. Or maybe you are interested in learning Italian or mastering the fine skills of Italian cooking? There are even courses given by successful sculptors.


The options are next to endless. Treat yourself to a professional beauty treatment or a supremely relaxing massage. In July and August, the Puccini Opera Festival attracts a lot of visitors.


But then maybe you prefer the sensation of soaring high above the magnificent scenery securely strapped into a paragliding harness. The view is breathtaking! Pick up a racket for a match on the tennis court or choose the right iron for a clean swing on the greens.


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