Welcome to “ L’ISTRICE “ (ThePorcupine ) Bed & Breakfast , a lovely villa set in amongst the green Tuscan Hills in the little town of Santa Colomba. Located in a beautiful oak wood you will be greeted by relaxed and welcoming staff find and will find peace, tranquility and a sense of ease and wellbeing. In the heat of a Tuscan summer breakfast is served on an open terrace whilst at other, cooler times of the year there is a magnificent communal room enjoying the heat of a warm fire whilst maybe enjoying a relaxing game of pool on our beautifully restored 1940’s table. . Our family run property is perfectly situated for the major cultural and tourist destinations in Tuscany with Pisa 25 mins away, Lucca a mere 30 minutes distance, Lajatico’s rolling hills 35 minutes away, and the cultural and artistic splendour of Florence is only 45 minutes away. We are a short distance by car from a main line train station offering easy access to many other world renowned destinations in Tuscany such as well as the Tyrhennian sea and other coastal destinations. For anyone who wants to enjoy a holiday immersed in typical Tuscan scenery and a short distance from the great and major cultural cities which have made this region truly unique in the world, then L’Istrice Bed & Breakfast is the ideal place to base your stay!