Vico Pancellorum (630 meters above sea level), is a small, typical Tuscan mountain village situated at the foot of Balzo Nero.
Bigger cities close by include Lucca (35km), Florence
(77km), Cinque Terre (90km) and Bologna
(115km). This small village and surrounding area will spoil visitors with the choice of accommodations, vacation rentals, condo rentals, apartment rentals and villa rentals.
Characteristic features of the village include houses built along the steep hillside, small piazzas, narrow alleys and small grapevine plantations.
Vico Pancellorum might be small compared to other Tuscan towns but it has two catholic churches from the medieval ages, a grocery store, a restaurant and numerous vacation rentals, apartment rentals, villa rentals and family owned accommodations.
On the main road visitors will be treated to a green area situated on the edge of a walnut and chestnut forest where you can explore the many trekking, fishing and outdoor activity
opportunities in the area. The surroundings provide a good habitat for mushrooms. Hiking is an activity visitors will enjoy it this beautiful landscape and due to the many villages that are close at hand, you are able to reach them by foot.
Vico Pancellorum is a 15 minutes drive from Bagni di Lucca, one of the most prominent and prestigious health spa locations for distinguished Europeans
during the 19th century. Its springs which are situated in the valley of the Lima River, a tributary of the Serchio river. The district is known in the early history of Lucca as the Vicaria di Val di Lima. Ponte Serraglio is the principal village of the warm spring area, but there are warm springs and baths also at Villa, Docce Bassi, and Bagno Caldo. What better way to enjoy a day exploring by soaking in natural hot springs and return to your Vico accommodation, vacation rental, condo rental, apartment rental or villa rental.
In Abetone, situated approx. 25 km from Vico Pancellorum, you find a large winter sport centre.
The centre provides its visitors with a selection of 30 lifts, several of which are gondolas. The peak season is from the beginning of December to the middle of March. The Garfagnana
region is, thus far, one of the least explored tourist areas of Tuscany
with spectacular villas and mountain lodging to discover.
The city of Pistoia (50km away) is located at the foot of the Tuscan-Emilian Apennine mountain range, at the center of a wide plain that extends from the Ombrone stream to the Monte Albano. The heart of the city consists of the Piazza del Duomo where the Cathedral, Baptistery, Bishop's Palace, Praetorian Palace and City Hall can be admired. Each year on July 25, day in which Pistoia celebrates its patron saint, San Jacopo, the Piazza del Duomo is host to the Joust of the Bear tournament. Another important attraction is Pistoia's Zoological Garden, which draws numerous visitors each year. No matter where you choose to book your next Tuscan accommodation, vacation rental, villa rental or apartment rental make sure to visit Vico Pancellorum.