Castelnuovo di Garfagnana is the heart of all the Garfagnana (2,5 km far from Pruneta di Sopra villa). You can find many good restaurants, there. Some restaurant advices:

  • For tourist cheap lunches (12 euro per person) :Restaurant Ciulè
  • For a great typical food tasting (local food and excellent tuscan/italian wines) : Osteria Il Vecchio Mulino (Andrea, the innkeeper, is very friendly and competent and he will help you to discover the specialities of the region)
  • For mid/high range restaurant close to the villa : Trattoria Bonini (good quality/price ratio, traditional food prepared and presented with love and style. This restaurant is a real culinary jewel in the area)
  • For excellent home-made pasta: Lorietta restaurant, 4,5 km from Castelnuovo.


  • Il Pozzo, in Pieve Fosciana (4 km from Castelnuovo), is an excellent pizzeria and restaurant.