Luxury Tuscan Retreat
Nestling in 50 acres of olive groves, pine clad hills and gardens, Villa Michaela is a 18th century villa and boutique retreat in the Lucca foothill village of Vorno. Offering rooms on a B&B basis as well as Private Rental, Weddings, Private Events & Wellness Retreats, the Villa is a luxury Tuscan getaway retreat unlike any other.
Just a stone’s throw from the city of Lucca, 25 mins from Pisa airport and an hour from Florence, the Villa lies in the heart of the Renaissance.
Villa Michaela's heritage, assets and raw beauty, all set in the heart of Tuscany, will add a magical touch to your plans, whatever they may be.
ON THE FAMOUS VIA FRANCIGENA
Villa Michaela is situated on the the famous Via Francigena - the ancient pilgrimage route from Canterbury to Rome and to the harbors of Apulia.
We are registered as an official accommodation with the Via Francigena Association and love to welcome weary pilgrims in need to a place to rest.
We can also arrange for a luggage forwarding service for your convenience.
Where better to experience true Italian hospitality than at Villa Michaela, a property steeped in the history of the renaissance land that surrounds it.
Click here for more details and the official Via Francigena website.
Daily continental breakfast offered in the stunning Limonaia kitchen
Wifi available throughout the Villa and within the grounds
Explore our Italian style gardens, tennis court & surrounding olive groves
Daily housekeeping offered as well as laundry service
The grounds boast a huge swimming pool and sun loungers
Concierge available to help you make the most of your stay.
Each room is uniquely decorated and full of character with wonderful views of Lucca and hills behind. There is so much to look at throughout Villa Michaela- a real feast for the eyes. And one of the best sleeps I have had in years. Unrivalled comfort and luxury.
THINGS TO DO
Tour the vineyards and savour the taste of the grapes from the local region of Montecarlo, or Chianti if you want to venture further afield.
Learn the secrets of the Italian culinary arts in our beautiful Limonaia kitchen, and immerse yourself in local Tuscan culture.
Discover what Lucca, Pisa and Florence have to offer with one of our experienced guides. Experience Renaissance Italy at it's best.
Lose yourself in the operatic works of Puccini, Verdi and Mozart all within the Medieval walls of Lucca with 'Puccini e la sua Lucca'.
Relax and rejuvenate with a Swedish body massage and or Indian head massage, either in your room or within the grounds of the Villa.
Explore the stunning surrounding countryside on horse back. Ride through olive groves under the Tuscan sun.
Relax in the lemon grove beside the swimming pool, hike up the hills to see the stunning views over Lucca or perhaps learn to make real Italian pizza in our traditional wood burning pizza oven.
YOGA & WELLNESS RETREATS
On our wellness and yoga retreats, you will access all your senses; relish in a curated experience that balances a structured, yet personalised, detox retreat and relaxed vacation holiday surrounded by nature’s beauty and tucked amongst the olive groves of Lucca.Our philosophy at Villa Michaela is that a daily practice of living mindfully through all five senses is the key to authentic self discovery, creativity and overall well being.