The B&B Il Poggio Fiorito is located on a hilly area outside of Pietrasanta, which is part of the province of Lucca. It can be reached by taking from Pietrasanta (Via Sarzanese) the Valdicastello Carducci Road towards the town of Valdicastello Carducci and turning, before getting to this town, right onto Via Regnalla.
Pietrasanta can be reached from La Spezia by motorway A12. Take exit Versilia and follow signs for Pietrasanta. Coming from Rome/Livorno/Pisa on motorway A12 take exit Viareggio/Camaiore and follow signs for Pietrasanta. From Florence take motorway A11 and follow signs for Viareggio and Camaioire and then for Pietrasanta.
At about one mile from Pietrasanta , the cultural capital of Versilia and world center of art, the B&B Il Poggio Fiorito, offers its guests an elegant and comfortable villa and a splendid view of the Versilian coast. Set in an area of woods and olive groves and surrounded by a lively Mediterranean garden, it is a true oasis of peace. At the same time, it is perfectly placed for daily trips to many important sites in Tuscany of historic and artistic interest. Lucca and Pisa are only a twenty minutes drive away and Florence can be reached by car in less than an hour. The marble quarries of the Apuan Alps, made famous by Michelangelo, the medieval villages of the Lunigiana, the magnificent La Spezia Gulf, also known as the Gulf of the poets because Byron and Shelley lived there, and the Cinque Terre, can also be reached in less than an hour drive. In summer, some of these locations can be reached by boat.
The town of Pietrasanta is also known as "the small Athens" for the many international artists who live and work here in its marble workshops and foundries, assisted by very skilled local artisans. Moor, Fontana, Yasuda, Mitoraj, Botero and Folon, to name a few, have come here to produce their work, which also fills the squares and streets of this town, making it a true open air museum, continuously developing. Pietrasanta has excellent restaurants and nice boutiques. The many cafes on the magnificent Piazza del Duomo, the real jewel of the town, are very lively meeting points in the evening.
The sea towns of Marina di Pietrasanta and Forte dei Marmi, well-known for the soft, white sand and first class structures of their beaches, are 4Km away. They offer night clubs, restaurants and cafes. Viareggio, with its beautiful art-deco buildings, is about km 8 away.