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Cinghiale or wild boar Pappardelle recipe… Good things take a long time coming

This recipe is a speciality of the local area for La Collina del Sole an outstanding Lucca villa rental situated in the heart of the chestnut wood area of Garfagnana a region rich in experiences and activities, with beautiful places … Continue reading

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His father was a wild boar, his mother was surprised…

In the forest that surrounds la Collina del Sole there lives the Italian wild boar…and whilst most of you may know what to do when confronted by a grizzly bear, a lion, a tiger or a scorpion, one might be … Continue reading

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Chocolate is cheaper than therapy, and you don’t need an appointment…

Chocolate makes you feel loved! and if you are treating Mum to a holiday villas in Lucca and spending Mother’s day the glorious Lucca villa rental called La Collina del Sole then pop into the local town of Castelnuovo and … Continue reading

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Make the world better with a sweater…

Italy has launched a global campaign promoting wool, inspired by the “Live naturally, choose wool” moto. In these winter months, villa rentals in Tuscany can get fresh so… what better way to keep warm in your Lucca villa rental than … Continue reading

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Don’t get your knickers in a twist…

Italians have managed to make the otherwise innocent New Year’s Eve celebration a little bit naughty. Tradition dictates that everyone must wear red underwear on New Year’s Eve – from boxer shorts to sexy lace panties – anything goes, as … Continue reading

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Where the wild things are…

Halloween as we know it does not exist in Italy so if you are at Lucca villa rental expecting to go trick or treating you are in for a surprise!!! Italians celebrate all hallows day with a church service to … Continue reading

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Italy is ABLAZE with fireworks and gifts

During New Year’s Eve the skies around Lucca Villa Rental are literally alight with Fireworks coming from all different directions the position of La Collina del Sole is exceptional as it has one of the most commanding views of Villas … Continue reading

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