Maestro’s home Birth Home, Lucca Birth Home, Lucca The apartment, where Giacomo Puccini was born and lived with his family in his formative years, is the starting point of a journey to discover the great composer. Villa Museo Puccini, Torre del Lago Puccini (LU) Villa Museo Puccini, Torre del Lago Puccini (LU) The residence at the chosen place, owned by Simonetta Puccini, granddaughter of the Maestro, is a museum-mausoleum open to the public. www.giacomopuccini.it The Puccini home, Celle dei Puccini (LU) The Puccini home, Celle dei Puccini (LU) The family home, in the place where the dynasty has its origins, is the property of the Associazione Lucchesi nel Mondo and can be visited by appointment. www.lucchesinelmondo.it Villa Puccini, Chiatri Puccini (LU) Villa Puccini, Chiatri Puccini (LU) The large and elegant mansion in the hills around Lucca is not open to the public. It is currently being restored at the behest of the owners, who want to make it a centre for musical education dedicated to the Maestro. Villa Puccini, Viareggio Villa Puccini, Viareggio The house in the elegant Marco Polo district near to the pine wood, owned by the Fondazione Giacomo Puccini, is not currently open to the public. Villino Puccini, Abetone (PT) Villino Puccini, Abetone (PT) Formerly Villa Imperatori, purchased in 1903 and renovated, today condominio Lo Scoglietto, for a few years a holiday home where Puccini received friends and distinguished guests. Torre della Tagliata, Ansedonia (GR) Torre della Tagliata, Ansedonia (GR) The ancient tower on the beach of Ansedonia, purchased by Puccini in 1919, for some years a place of refuge. Milano Milano A number of the homes of Giacomo Puccini in Milan, where he arrived in October 1880 to attend the Conservatory: Via Unione N° 7, at his cousin Carlo Biagini’s place “parent representative”, Via Monforte N° 26 (a few weeks later), Via Zecca Vecchia N° 10 (February 1881), Vicolo S. Carlo 2 (May 1881), Piazza Beccaria 13 (1884), Via Solferino 27 (1887), Via Verdi 4 (from 1901 until his death). On the facade of the palazzi in Via Solferino and Via Verdi, the presence of the illustrious tenant is marked by a plaque.