By car

From Pisa airport or Pisa town, enter the A12 Highway, direction “Pisa nord/Firenze“(north Pisa/Florence). Before arriving to “Pisa nord” tollgate, exit from A12 and follow direction “Firenze” for about 13 km on Highway A11 up to “Lucca Ovest” (west Lucca). From here, follow the road signs Garfagnana (brown signs) or Castelnuovo di Garfagnana (blue signs). Attention: once arrived in Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, just 20 metres after the Fiat dealer “Fratelli Facchini” (on your left side), turn left and follow direction “Arni” (do not pass the bridge). Drive beyond the traffic light, through the town of Castelnuovo, for about 1,5 km up to the big white road sign indicating the village of Torrite. After that sign, turn immediately on your right, cross the bridge and, at the end of the road, turn left. Drive for about 30 metres on “Via Aldo Moro” (Aldo Moro street) and, after a parking on your right, turn right on a narrow climbing road. (after few meters, keep the left at the first intersection and cross the next narrow bridge on your left). From here, just follow the road signs of “Pruneta di Sopra” to arrive to the villa. The last 800 metres are on a gravel road.

Coming from Milan or from northern Italy, take the Highway A1, direction south. Before arriving to Parma tollgate, exit the A1 and enter the Highway A15, following direction La Spezia. Attention: your navigation system will try to let you exit at Aulla. Please, ignore this indication to avoid minor winding roads and drive on the same highway for about 46 km. At this point, get out from the A15, following the road sign “Genova/Livorno” (Genoa/Leghorn). Then follow direction “Firenze” (Florence). Before arriving to Viareggio tollgate, exit the Highway A12, enter the Highway A11, following direction “Lucca/Firenze”. Then exit the A11 at “Lucca Ovest” tollgate (west Lucca). From here, follow the road signs Garfagnana (brown signs) or Castelnuovo di Garfagnana (blue signs). Attention: once arrived in Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, just 20 metres after the Fiat dealer “Fratelli Facchini” (on your left side), turn left and follow direction “Arni” (do not pass the bridge). Drive beyond the traffic light, through the town of Castelnuovo, for about 1,5 km up to the big white road sign indicating the village of Torrite. After that sign, turn immediately on your right, cross the bridge and, at the end of the road, turn left. Drive for about 30 metres on “Via Aldo Moro” (Aldo Moro street) and, after a parking on your right, turn right on a narrow climbing road. (after few meters, keep the left at the first intersection and cross the next narrow bridge on your left). From here, just follow the road signs of “Pruneta di Sopra” to arrive to the villa. The last 800 metres are on a gravel road.

If you come from Florence or from south, just enter the Highway A11 up to Capannori. Exit the highway here and follow the road signs for Capannori/Porcari and after only for Castelnuovo di Garfagnana . Attention: once arrived in Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, just 20 metres after the Fiat dealer “Fratelli Facchini” (on your left side), turn left and follow direction “Arni” (do not pass the bridge). Drive beyond the traffic light, through the town of Castelnuovo, for about 1,5 km up to the big white road sign indicating the village of Torrite, After that sign, turn immediately on your right, cross the bridge and, at the end of the road, turn left. Drive for about 30 metres on “Via Aldo Moro” (Aldo Moro street) and, after a parking on your right, turn right on a narrow climbing road (after few meters, keep the left at the first intersection and cross the next narrow bridge on your left). From here, just follow the road signs of “Pruneta di Sopra” to arrive to the villa. The last 800 metres are on gravel road.

By train

Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, the town where Pruneta di Sopra villa is located, has a small railway station connecting it with any other town. If you are planning a “train+bike” travel, it’s also possible to transport bicycles on regional trains.

More informations about train routes and ticket prices, below:

Trenitalia official web site