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Classic Tuscany - Light and Relaxed

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  • Discover the colourful charm of Tuscany on a guided holiday to Italy’s most iconic region.
  • Unwind for 7 nights in Montecatini surrounded by natural thermal springs.
  • Learn about the fascinating history of Lucca on a half-day guided tour.
  • Explore the historic towns of Montepulciano & Pienza on a guided excursion.
  • Savour the flavours of Italy with wine, olive oil & cheese tastings.
  • Smaller group sizes and the highest possible safety standards on all our tours.
  • Excursions carefully crafted to uncover wonderful places - less crowded and expertly guided.

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HOW MANY TRAVELLING?
2 Adults

Your Guided Group Holiday To Tuscany

Visit Tuscany on a 7-night guided holiday with us and discover some of its stunning highlights. We’ll be based in Montecatini, a delightful hillside town best known for its geothermal spas. We’ll explore Montepulciano, famous for its wine production and visit the UNESCO World Heritage town of Pienza, where we’ll sample some tasty local Pecorino cheese. We’ll visit the beautiful Renaissance town of Lucca, where its remarkably intact city walls provide incredible viewpoints of the town’s rooftops, bell towers and lush surrounding countryside. Experience a relaxing holiday in Tuscany combining history, culture and delicious food.

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Trip Itinerary

Leisurely

Activity Level: Leisurely

Day

Travel to Italy

Transfer to Montecatini

Upon arrival in Italy, you will be met by our local representative and transferred by coach to your hotel in Montecatini.

At Leisure

Free Time in Montecatini

Full Day

Today you can enjoy a chance to discover Tuscany at your own pace. Take a stroll around Montecatini and treat yourself to a coffee in one of the many cafes or take the cable car to the older town, which sits atop a nearby hill.

Lucca & Wine Tasting

Half Day Guided Tour of Lucca

Morning

After breakfast, we will travel to Lucca, the birthplace of Puccini, and the only town in Italy entirely surrounded by walls. Considered to be among the wealthiest and most conservative cities in Tuscany, Lucca’s prosperity was gained largely through silk and high-quality olive oil. The city is crammed with beautiful Romanesque churches - an architecture enthusiast’s dream. Free time for lunch at your leisure.

Wine & Olive Oil Tasting

Afternoon

This afternoon we will travel towards the Pescia River, travelling through the wonderful hills of olive groves and century-old vineyards of the Pistoia region. Wine and olive oil tasting included at a local winery before returning to your hotel.

At Leisure

Explore Montecatini at Your Own Pace

Full Day

Today is free to enjoy as you please. Ask your guide to recommend some places of interest for you according to your tastes. We recommend a trip to one of the many piazzas and leafy parks in Montecatini.

Montepulciano & Pienza

Guided Tour of Montepulciano

Morning

Join us as we visit one of the most characteristic medieval cities in Italy, Montepulciano. This hilltop town offers spectacular views of the surrounding Tuscan countryside over the Val di Chiana and Val d’Orcia. Enjoy free time at leisure to enjoy lunch and wander the historic streets before your afternoon excursion.

Pienza & Pecorino Cheese Tasting

Afternoon

This afternoon let’s discover the renaissance town of Pienza, whose historic centre is a UNESCO world heritage site. Pienza is famous for its Pecorino cheese and we will visit a local dairy farm to learn about the cheese-making process before sampling some Pecorino cheese.

At Leisure Day 6 - 7

Free Time in Montecatini

Full Day

Enjoy your final days in Tuscany at your own pace. Why not pick up some last minute souvenirs in Montecatini, or relax in one of the nine thermal centres, where you can enjoy everything from massages to mud baths, saunas to beauty treatments.

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Return Home

Depart Italy

We will be transferred to the airport with guide assistance for your flight home.

* Please note that the order of your excusions on the itinerary above is provisional and subject to change

Customer Reviews

Hotels Available

Montecatini,  Italy

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A long time Travel Department partner, Grand Hotel Plaza & Locanda Maggiore is a favourite family run hotel that offers a welcoming stay right in the centre of Montecatini Terme. This uniquely des ...

Montecatini,  Italy

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Hotel Michelangelo is situated on a gently elevated site in Montecatini, in a garden oasis of lush greenery and flowers with facilites that include Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool (seasonal).  The town cent ...

Know before you go

Will I be met at the airport?

You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your Travel Department guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.

Do I need a Visa?

Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements

What if there is an emergency?

We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.

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