June at Villa Michaela

Finally full summer has arrived at Villa Michaela. The days are long and hot. Luckily there is a lot going on in the region to fill them, from wine tasting at local vineyards to Calcio Fiorentino (the bloodiest game you’ll ever see in the streets of Florence). Villa Michaela has been busy.[…]

April at Villa Michaela

The weather is heating up here in Lucca, the wisteria is starting to bloom at the entrance to the Villa and we have even had the first dip in the pool! Spring is a beautiful time of year in this part of the world, and there is a frisson in[…]

March at Villa Michaela

Spring is just around the corner at Villa Michaela bringing with it longer days, warmer temperatures and the beauty of Tuscany in bloom. One of the highlights in March is the Lucca Camellia Exhibition (Antiche Camelie della Lucchesia) with tastings, walks and concerts all surrounding this unique exhibition of the[…]

February at Villa Michaela

VALENTIES SPECIAL OFFER: It is just under three weeks until Valentines Day. What better way to celebrate with your loved one than with a romantic trip to Tuscany; stay at Villa Michaela in one of our luxurious suites with stunning views of the surrounding Tuscan hills. You will receive complimentary[…]

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

The wreath is on the front door and Villa Michaela is looking wonderfully festive. At this time of year Lucca glows with Christmas lights adorning the renaissance architecture and chestnuts roast on every cobbled street corner. This is a wonderful time of year to experience true Tuscan living. Days are spent wandering[…]

November at Villa Michaela

Now that the glorious Tuscan summer at Villa Michaela is but a distant memory of long al fresco lunches, hours lounging by the pool, sun glinting on  the olive trees, early morning hikes up the hills into the cool pine forests, and trips down to incomparable Lucca for a spot of opera or summer rock[…]