Wednesday, 29 Jun 2022


Sunrise : 01.01.1970 01:00   Sunset : 01.01.1970 01:0001:00
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Thursday 01.01.1970
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Getting there

The nearest airport is Pisa. This is approximately 1 hour from La Fucina. Several major carriers fly to Pisa from the UK including British Airways, Easyjet, Ryanair,  and Jet2. Flights are available from many airports including:

  • Gatwick
  • Stansted
  • Manchester
  • Birmingham
  • East Midlands
  • Glasgow
  • Edinburgh
  • Bristol
  • Newcastle
  • Belfast

Ryanair also have daily flights from Dublin.

Bologna airport is approximately 2 ½ hour’s drive away. Rome airport is approximately 5 hours drive away.

At Pisa Airport there are a variety of car hire facilities, the biggest are Hertz and Europcar.

From Pisa Airport you should take the northbound Autostrada A12 towards Pisa Nord and at the Pisa Nord junction of the A12 turn off onto the A11 Autostrada to Lucca and Florence (Firenze).

At Lucca there are two exits from the Autostrada, take the second exit marked Lucca Est. Go through the payment station from the Autostrada and around a roundabout with a McDonalds beside it. Take the route marked Lucca Centro and then follow the signposts for Barga, Castlenuovo and Abetone once you have followed the road running around the fortified walls of Lucca for some distance. Keep following the signposts for Barga, Castlenuovo and Abetone.  Having turned off the ring road around the walls of Lucca you travel some 6 km out of Lucca until you come to a major roundabout with a large shopping centre called “Esselunga”. Again keep following the signposts for Barga, Castlenuovo and Abetone. Keep travelling along this road and past Borgo a Mozzano and the famous “Devil’s Bridge” or Ponte Della Maddelena towards Castlenuovo and Gallicano for approximately 10 km, keeping the Serchio river to the right hand side leading to a restaurant called Il Flamingo. La Fucina is situated just 1 km by road from this restaurant in the direction of Cardoso and the owner will provide details of the exact location and means of entry.