Florence and the Hills of Tuscany
Montecatini Terme is an elegant thermal spa town located midway between Lucca and Florence. This attractive Tuscan town offers lovely public gardens, beautiful spa buildings and a bustling heart with excellent shops and cafés. It is perfectly located for excursions throughout Tuscany.
Florence and Pisa • Lucca and Siena • Chianti Country • Visit a vineyard
Day 1 Short Channel crossing, overnight in the Metz area.
Day 2 Into Switzerland, overnight in Stresa, Italy.
Day 3 Continue south through the Tuscan Hills to Montecatini Terme for a 5 night stay.
Day 4 At leisure in Montecatini with its shops and cafés, thermal baths and gardens. Montecatini Alto, a wonderful Tuscan hilltop town, is accessible by funicular and worth investigation.
Day 5 Full day to Florence, easily reached either by coach or by scheduled train service from Montecatini. In Florence see the Duomo, the Ponte Vecchio or visit one of the famous galleries.
Day 6 Full day to Lucca and Pisa. Lucca, birthplace of Puccini, has well preserved 16th Century walls and narrow medieval streets. Pisa is world famous for its leaning tower and spectacular cathedral.
Day 7 To medieval Siena which boasts a magnificent square as well as a gothic cathedral. Continue to the hilltop town of San Gimignano or for a Chianti vineyard visit.
Day 8 Depart Montecatini for a long yet scenic day travelling north to overnight in the Mulhouse area.
Day 9 Continue to Brussels for dinner and overnight.
Day 10 Short Channel crossing and home.
We also offer the Hotel Ercolini and Savi, Montecatini Terme
Prices on request.
Visiting Florence? We recommend the direct train service from Montecatini Terme.
All tours are tailored to your requirements and can be adapted for travel by coach and/or air as you prefer
Grand Hotel Plaza, Montecatini
This Grand Hotel with its high ceilings, grand salons and feature staircase, offers 'turn of the century' elegance. Food is of a high quality and there is regular evening entertainment in the Piano Bar. It is located in the centre of Montecatini.
• 4 star • Lift • Air conditioned bedrooms
• Terrace and outdoor swimming pool
Your tour includes:
• Return short Channel crossings
• 2 nights half board on the outbound journey
• 5 nights half board in Montecatini with:
Hot buffet breakfast
4 x 4 course dinner with choice from night 2
1 x Tuscan candlelight dinner
After dinner tea/coffee each night
• 2 nights half board on inbound journey
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