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Villa Puccini

Experience the intimate atmosphere of the lakeside home where one of Italy’s great composers produced many of his greatest works.

Visit the home of a beloved musical genius at Villa Puccini. Wander through the rooms where Puccini created great works such as La Bohème, Tosca and Madama Butterfly.

The great Italian composer Giacomo Puccini moved his family to the town of Torre del Lago in 1891. He had an old watchtower converted into a home surrounded by the natural beauty of glassy Lake Massaciuccoli and the serenity of the region.

Today, the house is a museum, with beautifully preserved interiors showcasing antique furniture, artworks and Puccini’s piano, as well as the table on which he wrote his scores. While the hearts of classical music lovers will swell with the proximity to such a master, it’s not necessary to be familiar with Puccini’s work to appreciate the villa. Villa Puccini is a pastel-colored house with shuttered windows and a garden full of brightly colored flowers. See how people lived in Italy at the turn of the 20th century.

Puccini did his own interior decorating so you can see and feel his influence in every room of Villa Puccini. Enter the bedroom where he and his wife Elvira slept to see their antique brass bed. See the room dedicated to hunting equipment, or look at the tires of antique cars as you explore the premises. Gaze at family portraits to get an intimate glimpse into the famous composer’s life. Beside the house is a chapel, where Puccini was laid to rest in 1926.

Register for a 40-minute guided tour through the house. Only small groups are permitted, so the rooms will not be crowded and the pace will be pleasant. Opening hours change during Torre del Lago’s annual Puccini Festival, so check the villa’s comprehensive website for accurate times. During the festival, enjoy a live performance in the outdoor theater next to the house. Villa Puccini is closed on Monday mornings, as well as Christmas Day and an admission fee applies for entrance. Parking is available on site.


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Albergo Butterfly

Via Belvedere Puccini 24-26, Viareggio
     
    3.8
    of 5, from 44 reviews
    3.0 out of 5.0

    Situated by the sea, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Villa Puccini and Massaciuccoli Lake. Parco Giochi Bim Bum Bam is 2.6 mi (4.1 km) away.

    989 m From the Center of Torre del Lago With Air Conditioning, Terrace, Washing Machine
    989 m From the Center of Torre del Lago With Air Conditioning, Terrace, Washing Machine

    989 m From the Center of Torre del Lago With Air Conditioning, Terrace, Washing Machine

    , Torre del Lago Puccini
       
      0.0 out of 5.0

      Situated in Torre del Lago Puccini, this property is close to Villa Puccini, Parco Giochi Bim Bum Bam, and Massaciuccoli Lake. Local attractions also include Villa Borbone and Spiaggia della Lecciona.

      Bed And Breakfast Libano $71
      Bed And Breakfast Libano

      Bed And Breakfast Libano

      Via Tabarro 23, Viareggio
         
        0.0 out of 5.0

        Situated in Torre del Lago Puccini, this bed & breakfast is close to Villa Puccini, Parco Giochi Bim Bum Bam, and Massaciuccoli Lake. Local attractions also include Villa Borbone and Spiaggia della Lecciona.

        Torre Dell Arte Bed-no-Breakfast
        Torre Dell Arte Bed-no-Breakfast

        Torre Dell Arte Bed-no-Breakfast

        Via Aurelia 85, Viareggio
           
          3.9
          of 5, from 10 reviews
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          Situated in Torre del Lago Puccini, this bed & breakfast is within 2 mi (3 km) of Villa Puccini, Massaciuccoli Lake, and Parco Giochi Bim Bum Bam. Monument to the Resistance and to Peace is 3.1 mi (5 km) away.

          Holiday House Torre del Lago-comfortable, Spacious: Sea, Pisa, Lucca, Viareggio
          Holiday House Torre del Lago-comfortable, Spacious: Sea, Pisa, Lucca, Viareggio

          Holiday House Torre del Lago-comfortable, Spacious: Sea, Pisa, Lucca, Viareggio

          , Torre del Lago Puccini
             
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            Situated by the ocean, this property is close to Parco Giochi Bim Bum Bam, Villa Puccini, and Villa Borbone. Local attractions also include Massaciuccoli Lake and Spiaggia della Lecciona.

            Hotel Andrea Doria $49
            Hotel Andrea Doria

            Hotel Andrea Doria

            Via G. Marconi, 55, Viareggio
               
              1.0 out of 5.0

              Situated near the beach in the city center, this hotel is close to Parco Giochi Bim Bum Bam, Villa Puccini, and Villa Borbone. Local attractions also include Spiaggia della Lecciona and Massaciuccoli Lake.

              New Ground Floor Apartment With Large Garden and Private Parking
              New Ground Floor Apartment With Large Garden and Private Parking

              New Ground Floor Apartment With Large Garden and Private Parking

              , Torre del Lago Puccini
                 
                4.8
                of 5, from 5 reviews
                0.0 out of 5.0

                Situated near the beach in Torre del Lago Puccini, this property is close to Parco Giochi Bim Bum Bam, Villa Puccini and Villa Borbone. Local attractions also include Spiaggia della Lecciona and Massaciuccoli Lake.

                Holiday Home in Torre del Lago , Versilia - Garden - Parking - 5+ bed
                Holiday Home in Torre del Lago , Versilia - Garden - Parking - 5+ bed

                Holiday Home in Torre del Lago , Versilia - Garden - Parking - 5+ bed

                , Torre del Lago Puccini
                   
                  0.0 out of 5.0

                  Situated near the beach in the city center, this vacation home is close to Parco Giochi Bim Bum Bam, Villa Puccini, and Villa Borbone. Local attractions also include Spiaggia della Lecciona and Massaciuccoli Lake.