La Serra di Barga

Serra 1 , barga, 55051 Italy (Show map)


"La Serra" is our home which we also run as a Bed and Breakfast. Each one of the 3 B&B rooms has en suite bathroom, independent access, private terrace and a beautiful view on the surrounding mountains and on the medieval town of Barga, which is only a 20 minutes scenic walk away, on a small road with no traffic. If you enjoy nature, history, good food and mountain walks, Barga is the ideal place for you to be. The minimum stay at La Serra is 3 nights. Two of the rooms include a kitchenette.

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Innkeepers: Pietro and Marijke Bianchessi

Rooms & Rates


The Bellavista room has an great view over the valley, with the Duomo di Barga in the foreground, and the Pania della Croce and Monte Forato in the background. It has a double bed, an ensuite bathroom,a dining corner, TV and wifi, and a kitchenette which opens on a private patio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Nightly Rate: EUR 70 - EUR 70


Our Panoramica room has an incredible view over mountains and ancient settlements. It has its own patio, a small sitting corner with TV, wifi, fridge and complimentary tea tray, a double bed that can be set up also as 2 twin beds and en suite bathroom.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: EUR 70 - EUR 70


A quiet, cool room with a touch of rural simplicity. It has its own entrance, own patio, en suite bathroom, and cooking corner (fridge, microwave, electric cooker). Before the renovation of the house, it was used as a chapel.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Nightly Rate: EUR 70 - EUR 70

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Location Type

Countryside, Mountains, Small town


Pisa, Italy (PSA-G. Galilei) 50 miles

Directions to property:

By car: from Pisa Airport, take the Autostrada A12 - direction Genova. Then A11 - direction Firenze and exit at Lucca Ovest. Then follow signs towards Garfagnana and Castelnuovo G. Approximately 30 km from Lucca, you'll find signs to Barga. Once in Barga, look for the crossroads in front of Hotel Albergo Alpino. At that crossroads, take the road going up (Viale Cesare Biondi) and drive towards Tiglio. After 1.4 km from Albergo Alpino, you'll find the sign for Serra/Giuncheto. Take a right there. This small road divides into two after 50 m. Stay on the higher road (the left one) and after 300 m you've arrived at La Serra. On the left you'll see a small parking area where you can leave your car. Our house, painted orange, is just above the road, next to the parking area. NOTE: allow a minimum of 75 min for this 70 km journey.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Orrido di Botri (canyon hike), Monte Forato (the mountain with a hole), Grotta del vento (cave with guided tours), cooking lessons, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Ruins, Vineyard

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Inn Details

Establishment type


On-site amenities

Library, Outdoor grilling, Parking

Room amenities

Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Microwave, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycles, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Mountain Bike trails, cooking lessons, Italian language lessons, Shopping, Swimming, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 4 pm - 7 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 3 nights
  • Accepted payments Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 25% of total amount
  • Cancellations: up to 2 weeks ahead of arrival: deposit back, minus 25 EUR; during last 2 weeks ahead of arrival: we keep the deposit, unless we can re-rent the room for given dates; in the latter case, deposit back minus 25 EUR;
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Pietro and Marijke Bianchessi

Languages spoken

Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

We are a retired Italian/Dutch couple. Our hobbies are: running a B&B, travelling, gardening, hiking, reading, and languages. We would like to offer as hosts the best of what we found as guests during our travels in different countries.

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  • Time Served: 7 am - 11 am
  • Serving Location: hosts' patio, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

we try to meet your special needs

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