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Casa Fontana Tuscany B&B

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Via di Mezzo 77, 55051, Barga Italy
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#1 of 10 B&Bs / Inns in Barga
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Bed and Breakfast in an historic house in the Tuscan hilltown of Barga. The house is within the mediaeval city walls and within walking distance of all the historic sites and a wide range of places to eat. Casa Fontana is unique in the centro storico of Barga in having a private garden for our guests, with seating areas beneath a shady grapevine. We have 4 Double or twin rooms en suite (2 with balcony) We have Free WiFi for the use of our guests. We provide user friendly self guided tours of Barga and walks in the surrounding hills to nearby villages Sommocolonia, Tiglio, Fornaci di Barga and Gallicano. Casa Fontana B&B, Barga is registered with the Province of Lucca Tourist Office: ID= Lucca 046003LTN0016
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Free public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Breakfast buffet
Non-smoking hotel
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Private balcony
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Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Walk-in shower
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Hair dryer
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Mountain view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Italian
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Frank L wrote a review Aug 2021
San Casciano in Val di Pesa, Italy4 contributions1 helpful vote
Wonderful accommodations and two of the most gracious hosts one could hope to find add up to the best of the best!Breakfast was served in their garden with the freshest of fruits and other goodies. We were especially impressed with our hosts love for what they do and their total embrace of their guests. Thank you, Ron and Susie!
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Response from Ron Gauld, Owner at Casa Fontana Tuscany B&B
Responded 5 Sep 2021
Many thanks for your generous review. We were delighted to have you stay and to introduce you to some of the delights of Barga. We are open until the end of September so look forward to seeing you back. With our best wishes, Ron and Susi
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SueBrian802 wrote a review Jul 2021
Vermont21 contributions4 helpful votes
A wonderful home within the city walls with a spectacular garden and owners, Ron and Susi, all combine to provide for an outstanding experience. We have been fortunate to have stayed here several times and always enjoy it immensely. Ron and Susi provide excellent suggestions for restaurants in town (and there are many excellent ones within easy walking distance). We have also received guidance and directions to many of the small hill towns around Barga that were a joy to explore. Love, love, love it here!!
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Response from Ron Gauld, Owner at Casa Fontana Tuscany B&B
Responded 27 Jul 2021
Dear Suzanne What a great review. We were both delighted that you managed a last minute trip to Barga and that you enjoyed the little diversions I sent you on! We look forward to your next visit!!! Ron and Susi
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John&Rita wrote a review Sep 2020
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One of the best experiences we have had in 44 years of travel. During our stay we enjoyed engaging with Ron and Susi, their hospitality, accomodations, food and the opportunityto meet our now dear friends from Scotland John & Rita Barga
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Response from Ron Gauld, Owner at Casa Fontana Tuscany B&B
Responded 29 Sep 2020
Dear John and Rita It is great to hear from you! Thanks for your great review, it is much appreciated, especially in this year of restricted travel. Although Barga and the surrounding area have been spared any serious Covid infections, travel restrictions have meant we have only had two months of visitors. Happily many of them are regulars and have already re-booked to come in 2021. Have you now completed your odyssey to visit all the Bargas in the world? If so time to do another round! Best wishes for happy and healthy travels. Ron and Susi
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Dennis457 wrote a review Sep 2020
London, United Kingdom18 contributions8 helpful votes
We visit Casa Fontana most years (and sometimes twice or even three times!) We come back again and again for so many reasons: The house. Traditional and lovingly restored by Ron and Susi. Six varied rooms: one with a bath (the others have walk-in showers), two with balconies, unbelievably comfortable beds. No TV (which for us is a definite plus.) A comfortable sitting room and cantina breakfast room. A beautiful garden to sit in and chill with wine, beer or tea/coffee from the honesty bar. Great breakfasts with local produce (some very local, from the garden!). Ron and Susi are well on top of Covid requirements and depending on number of guests breakfast may be served in the garden or in rooms. The location. In a wonderful location inside the walls of Barga with lovely views. Fabulous walks from the door (Ron can provide laminated sheets with instructions) and many interesting sights in town such as the fabulous Duomo. There are great restaurants just a stroll away, plus coffee shops, and a gelateria. Note that although Barga is in Tuscany it is completely untouristy compared to many of the cities further south. No big chains of stores or coffee shops makes for a different atmosphere which, for us, is part of the attraction. Ron and Susi. Nothing is too much trouble and both take a pride in anticipating questions and having the answers ready. They are so well integrated into the local community that on the very rare occasion they don't have an answer they will know where to find it.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Response from Ron Gauld, Owner at Casa Fontana Tuscany B&B
Responded 8 Sep 2020
Thanks for your generous and very detailed review. It is always a pleasure having you to stay with us. We are delighted that you managed to visit Barga again this year especially during difficult times for travellers. We look forward to seeing you again in 2021!
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Elaine R wrote a review Aug 2020
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I loved my stay at magical and relaxing stay at Casa Fontana. Ron and Susie, the owners, were lovely, warm and accommodating. I immediately felt like a long-time friend. The location was perfectly situated almost in the heart of town and within easy access to a free parking lot. I loved the garden, the views, great bed, and breakfast outside under the pergola. I highly recommend staying at Casa Fontana when visiting Barga or the Garfagnana especially during the jazz festival in August when the sounds of jazz waft through the Casa Fontana in the evening. . Elaine
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Response from Ron Gauld, Owner at Casa Fontana Tuscany B&B
Responded 26 Aug 2020
Thank you Elaine for your wonderful review. We are always delighted when our guests feel at home, that is what we hope will happen. We are also delighted that you discovered our magical town, especially at the height of the Jazz Festival, and some of the great restaurants near Casa Fontana. We hope to see you again soon Ron and Susi
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US$106 - US$121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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casa fontana tuscany hotel barga, casa fontana tuscany bed and breakfast
LOCATION
ItalyTuscanyProvince of LuccaBarga
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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Frequently Asked Questions about Casa Fontana Tuscany B&B
Which popular attractions are close to Casa Fontana Tuscany B&B?
Nearby attractions include Duomo di San Cristoforo (0.1 km), Barga Jazz Club (0.3 km), and chiesa del santissimo crocifisso (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Casa Fontana Tuscany B&B?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and breakfast buffet.
What food & drink options are available at Casa Fontana Tuscany B&B?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Casa Fontana Tuscany B&B?
Yes, free public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Casa Fontana Tuscany B&B?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pasticceria Fratelli Lucchesi, Scacciaguai, and da Aristo.
Is Casa Fontana Tuscany B&B located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Barga.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Casa Fontana Tuscany B&B?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Casa Fontana Tuscany B&B?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Rocca Ariostesca (7.1 km) and Sillico (7.2 km).
Does Casa Fontana Tuscany B&B have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.