Benabbio

The road to Benabbio is one of the better mountain roads in the area. It is about 5 kilometres from La Villa to Benabbio, which sits about 480 metres above sea level. It is home to around 350 people.

I visited the town after a recent snow fall and found it looking very beautiful on a gorgeous winter day. Come for a walk around the village with me.

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You can always find a cat in a warm sunny place.

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Snow adds a gorgoeus touch to any view.

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While I was in Benabbio I had lunch at the excellent Il Cavallino Bianco. I have eaten here a few times, click here to see the post I wrote about my lunch on a previous visit.

I still have to try the other restaurant in Benabbio…Acquolina in Bocca…next time.

12 thoughts on “Benabbio

  1. Reblogged this on ilovelucca and commented:
    Our Lucky day today!!! 2 wonderful posts about little villages in the Lucca area…1st Love Bagni di Lucca and now another fabulous post from Debra…… Bliss…. Enjoy!!

  2. Benabbio is a beautiful town, full of character. It is great to see it covered with snow thanks to your beautiful photos, Debra. The road from La Villa to this town offers some beautiful views of Bagni di Lucca. Actually, we should say Dominillo rather than La Villa, as this is the official name of that section of the town, although the Town Hall and the Post Office for Bagni di Lucca are located some 300 metres away.

  3. Debra,

    Thank you for the wonderful village photos, wow you still have snow! Love the sleeping cat it reminds me of myself after driving home from the crazy traffic in California. I believe my wife and I should travel to Italy for a little R&R. Are there any Chinese restaurants in the area? My wife is from Shanghai and she requires Chinese food or else her life would be miserable. I tried Google but I did not have any hits…..well, thank you for the photos and as I always write….keep them coming…..

    • There are some Chinese restaurants in our area of Tuscany, but I have not yet found a good one. Unlike Australia, where it is possible to eat food from all over the world, here in Italy, there is mostly just Italian food.

  4. Hi Debra, I have subscribed to your blogs and love them! Benabbio is my mother’s hometown and my heaven on earth. My friend Diane forwarded this one to me because I did not receive it. Of all the ones not to get! Then Diane did not receive your next one, “Rain, rain go away.” and I did. Any idea why? We don’t want to miss out on any!
    Thanks, Sue

    • I don’t know why you didn’t receive an email. It should be done automatically by WordPress. I hooe it doesn’t happen again. Thank you for following. I need the rain to stop so I can wander in our lovely villages again.

      • THANK YOU DEBRA . BENABBIO IS MY HOMETOWN , LOVE TO SEE EVERY PHOTOS
        YOU MAKE SPECIAL ON THE WINTER , AND SNOW MAKE ALL MORE BEAUTIFULL.
        THANKS SANDRA

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