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La MelissaMappa, linea rossa
a sn da Lucca, a dx da Montecatini
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Nature lodge

Welcome to Collodi: La Melissa

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Welcome to Collodi: La Melissa

Nature lodge
6 guests3 bedrooms6 beds1 bath
6 guests
3 bedrooms
6 beds
1 bath
Paolo is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

My accommodation is in the countryside with spectacular views. You will like it for these reasons: the views, the location, the atmosphere, the people and the outdoor spaces. My accommodation is suitable for couples, lone adventurers, business travelers, families (with children) and furry friends (pets).


Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

House Rules

No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 4PM and check out by 10AM


Step-free access to the home’s entrance
Wide doorway to the home’s entrance


40 Reviews

Mark User Profile
October 2018
We came not sure what to expect. We left reluctantly and can't give Paolo's place, nor Paolo, high enough praise. Picturesque Italian farmhouse is too trite (yet true). Olive groves and sunrises and sunsets over distant views—ditto. A few of the high points: comfortable beds wi…
Courtney User Profile
September 2018
Great stay. Thank you.
Scot User Profile
September 2018
what a gem. we ended up extending our stay we loved it so much. the local restaurant is outstanding!!! the house is large and so historic. I'd recommend day trips to Pisa, Florence, the ocean and Lucca and other small villages. it was a dream to stay here.
Rob User Profile
August 2018
Paolo’s place is just beautiful, a big house with an Italian touch, and an amazing view! Paolo himself is very friendly and warm and helps you in every way he can! When you’re there you should definitely try the organic red wine and rosé at the restaurant! And the food is very…
Steph User Profile
August 2018
Beautiful location, amazing views and very authentic experience. Everything we needed for a relaxing break with a pool, local bar and restaurant on the doorstep.
Laura User Profile
August 2018
Thanks a lot for your hospitality Paolo!
Nick User Profile
July 2018
This apartment is great as a base for a family to explore this part of Tuscany. Nearby Lucca is lovely and is a cycle friendly town, making it perfect for families to explore. Pisa is also nearby if you want to face the tourist hordes! The village of Petrognano is up in the hills…

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Petrognano, ItalyJoined in March 2016
Paolo User Profile
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Paolo is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I received my degree in 1972 at the Naval Accademy in Livorno after which I worked as a navy pilot for about eight years. After leaving the navy I directed and ran the family farm near Lucca (wine, olive oil and tourism) for about 10 years and, more recently, I operated as a priv…
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