Discover Tuscany + Tuscan Riviera
The genteel spa town of Montecatini is your base for this leisurely touring holiday in one of Italy's loveliest regions.
After your leisurely tour, why not stay on for a relaxing week in either of the hotels on the Tuscan Riviera. On day 8 (Tue) of your tour you will be transferred to the hotel of your choice for a week's stay before returning to Pisa airport day 15 (Tue) for your flight to the UK.
DAY 1: UK - Pisa - Montecatini.
Fly to Pisa where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel in Montecatini Terme. The rest of the day is free for you to get acquainted with this charming resort. (D)
DAY 2: Montecatini.
This morning enjoy an introductory walking tour of the delightful spa town of Montecatini Terme, exploring the streets with its many elegant shops, stylish cafés and relaxing public park. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the town and old village of Montecatini Alto, connected by a funicular, at your own pace. (B, D)
DAY 3: Florence.
The Tuscan capital simply overflows with wonderful Renaissance art and architecture. Traffic is partly banned in the city making it easy to wander at leisure and admire its timeless beauty. Your full day excursion includes a guided tour taking in the sightseeing highlights, such as Piazza Santa Croce, the Palazzo Vecchio and the Duomo. (B, D)
DAY 4: Lucca and Pisa.
After a morning at leisure, enjoy your half day excursion to historic Lucca, famous for its magnificent churches and medieval fortifications, and as the former home of composers Boccherini and Puccini. The excursion also includes a visit to Pisa dominated by the 'Square of Miracles', and one of Italy's most iconic structures, the 'Leaning Tower'. In the evening why not enjoy some typical local cuisine at our optional Tuscan dinner? (B)
DAY 5: Montecatini. At leisure.
The day is yours to relax. Alternatively, why not join our optional excursion? First we visit the exquisitely beautiful city of Siena, with its well preserved medieval and gothic streets converging at the grand Piazza del Campo. Then we head to the town of San Gimignano, characterised by its distinctive towers and set atop a hill affording panoramic views of the Tuscan countryside. (B, D)
DAY 6: Tuscan countryside & Chianti tasting.
Today's excursion gives you a chance to experience the beauty of the Tuscan countryside and the Chianti valley, as well as visit a vineyard and taste some of the region's rich red wine. (B, D)
DAY 7: Montecatini. At leisure.
Perhaps spend the day exploring Montecatini further or simply relax amongst the lovely surroundings. Alternatively, enjoy our optional excursion to Vinci, the former home town of Leonardo da Vinci. (B, D)
DAY 8: Montecatini - Tuscan Riviera.
Transfer to your chosen hotel on the Tuscan Riviera for a 7 night stay. (Meals as per hotel details).
DAY 9 to 14: Tuscan Riviera. At leisure.
Spend a week in resort in your own leisurely way. (Meals as per hotel details).
DAY 15: Tuscan Riviera - Pisa - UK.
Transfer to the airport in Pisa for your return flight to the UK. (B)
Grand Hotel Vittoria
The stylish Grand Hotel Vittoria is exquisitely furnished and decorated, the classic Tuscan style building sits in well maintained and peaceful gardens.
Location: The Grand Hotel Vittoria enjoys the best of both worlds being in a quiet position yet close to the shops and bars of Montecatini.
Facilities: Swimming pool; restaurant; lounge; bar; health centre; sauna; beauty treatments available; minibar, safety deposit box and telephone in bedrooms.
Price includes: Half board in a twin room with private facilities; TV and hairdryer.
Options: Single room.
Official category: 4 star.
A typical Bedroom
A fine, centrally located hotel situated in a quiet residential area, but still within walking distance from the buzz of the resort. All the amenities of both Lido di Camaiore and Viareggio are within easy reach, which combined with the nearby towns of Lucca and La Spezia, offer you the choice of what to do and where to go, or you can simply stay put and enjoy a sun-soaked beach holiday.
Location: Approximately 400 metres from the beautiful expanse of sandy beach. 200 metres from the resort's shops, restaurants and cafés.
Facilities: Restaurant; bar; parasols; reading room; internet access; lift.
Price includes: Half board in a twin room with private facilities; garden view; air-conditioning; satellite TV.
Options: Single room (on request).
Official category: 3 star.
Discover Tuscany + Tuscan Riviera 14 nights
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Discover Tuscany + Tuscan Riviera
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- Montecatini Walking orientation
- Florence Full day excursion including walking tour with local guide
- Lucca & Pisa Excursion
- Tuscan Countryside & Chianti Tasting Excursion with wine tasting
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- Tuesdays - 2013
04 Jun 2013 to 20 Aug 2013