Camaiore is a lively old village, with many excellent restaurants and shops. Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi villages host the most famous and exclusive Versilia beaches and lie within about 10 km from the villa. Pietrasanta, a city dedicated to art since Michelangelo, who worked here in the 15th century for the Pope and Cappella Sistina, is the centre for sculptors from all over the world. Pisa and the medieval city of Lucca are visited from all over the world for their beautiful churches and palaces. All of these locations are within 10 to 30 km by car. Florence is 45 km away. In the north east, Garfagnana, a mountainous region with beautiful hiking paths, waterfalls and caves (Antro del Corchia). Chianti, San Gimignano, Siena, the Maremma countryside, Cinque Terre and Portofino are all 1-2 hours away.