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The Andrea Bocelli Summer Experience gives guests the opportunity to get a real authentic taste of Tuscany, Bocelli's home, through it's sites and sounds and most notably a mesmirising open air performance by Bocelli himself.
Today will see you fly directly to Pisa Airport, where you will be met by a Topflight representative and transferred to the beautiful 4 star Grand Hotel Croce di Malta in Montecatini Terme.
This is the perfect time to take it easy and explore your surroundings in the quaint and peaceful spa town of Montecatini. Stroll through its beautiful pinewood park and perhaps take to one of the many cafés or restaurants to enjoy a coffee or some delicious Tuscan food.
Spend the morning at your leisure and make sure to enjoy a good hearty breakfast at your hotel. Today is going to be a great one!
You will leave Montecatini in the afternoon and be transferred to the idyllic Tuscan countryside. Before the concert you will be treated to a tasting of some local Tuscan delicacies at a country estate. Here, you can see how the Tuscans live, sampling the food and taking in the glorious countryside.
Afterwards, the show you have been waiting for - the magnificent tenor Andrea Bocelli opens his home-town’s doors for an incredibly unique experience. The theatre here holds only holds a couple of concerts by Bocelli in the summer and then falls silent for the rest of the year, giving it its name ‘Teatro del Silenzio’ or the Theatre of Silence. Be a part of this atmospheric and jaw-droppingly beautiful performance while enjoying the magic of the Tuscan countryside and its surrounding enchanting hills. The combination of such natural beauty and Bocelli’s music and voice will be an absolutely treasured experience.
After what is sure to be an incredibly moving show, you will be transferred back to your hotel after midnight.
You can start the day as you wish, perhaps taking the time to enjoy some of the hotel's fantatstic wellness facilities, including its fabulous Thai Spa which offers restoritive treatments and relaxing massage.
In the afternoon then, you will journey to Lucca by train, accommpanied by your tour guide. Renowned for its well preserved Renaissance walls which encirlce its historic city centre, Lucca was also home to the world famous opera composer Giacomo Puccini. You will enjoy a 1.5 hour guided walking tour of the city's fascinating historical landmarks and take in its quaint and rustic beauty. Afterwards, you will take the train back to Montecatini in time to enjoy an evening meal.
Enjoy a delicious breakfast at your hotel before being picked up by private coach to embark on an excursion to the beautiful, elegant Tuscan coastal towns of Pietrasanta & Viareggio. At the foothill of the Apuan Alps, Pietrasanta is an absolutely beautiful town, with streets lined with fabulous restaurants and cafés and a square that showcases seasonal outdoor art exhibitions often made of the area's famous marble. You will take a 1.5 hour walking tour of the town before taking some free time to explore by yourself and perhaps enjoy some lunch.
You will then transfer on to Viareggio to enjoy a stroll along the beach front promenade to the harbour, before being returned to your hotel.
You have another day to spend as you please, so you can perhaps choose to relax and take it easy by the pool. If you are still thirsty for activities, we suggest taking the cable car, payable locally, to the medieval part of Montecatini Alto which provides amazing views of the surrounding countryside.
After breakfast this morning, you will take a local train from Montecatini to Florence, the capital of Tuscany. This are and cultural metropolis is a must for all visitors to Tuscany. The Cathedral of Florence dominates the city scape and the beauty is sure to impress you. You will visit some of the city’s most interesting sights on your guided tour. Afterwards, you will have some time to explore the area on your own time to perhaps visit some of the beautiful shops or to perhaps enjoy an Italian espresso.
After your final breakfast in your beautiful hotel, you will board your coach and transfer to the airport for your return home.
- To reach the Teatro del Silenzio, guests will have a walk of approximately 800m.
- Topflight packages include 5th category tickets. Ticket upgrades are available at a supplement. Please request at time of booking.
- In the event of bad weather, the concert will be held on 25th July.
This property is offered on a Half Board basis. Vegetarian and special dietary requirements can be catered for on request.
The Grand Hotel Croce di Malta is located the spa town of Montecatini Terme, within walking distance of all the thermal baths, shops and restaurants of the resort centre.
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