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Tuscan Treasures

Europe
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEI2440

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

8 days

2018 - Hotel L’Alba, Marina di Pietrasanta - 8 Days (AED0205)

Tuscany has long held a special place in the hearts of British visitors, who find its gentle landscapes of treeclad hills and red-roofed, sun-baked buildings both uplifting and relaxing. Its jewel, of course, is the peerless city of Florence, closely followed by ancient Pisa, with its incomparable clutch of spectacular buildings. Marina di Pietrasanta is a beach resort on the Versilia Riviera, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, 8km north of Viareggio. The sea, beach, pinewoods and mountains that surround the resort bestow a tranquil air, whilst the resort itself offers plenty to see and do for the visitor. The shoreline is home to a variety of bars and cafés, which overlook the wide sandy beaches. 

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Accommodation

Hotel L’Alba, Marina di Pietrasanta

Hotel L’Alba is set in Marina di Pietrasanta, a few steps from the beach and offers panoramic sea views. Rooms are decorated in warm tones and feature satellite TV and a balcony. The restaurant serves Tuscan cuisine and wines, along with Mediterranean and international specialities based on fresh local produce. Breakfast includes homemade cakes and is served on the outdoor terrace.

It’s Happy Hour at the hotel every night from 6pm til 10pm, where selected drinks are 2 for 1.

For your extra comfort during your outbound and return journeys, we have included overnight hotels with breakfast in your holiday price. Your hotels will be named on your final travel documents.

Itinerary

Day 1

After joining the coach you'll make your way to the ferry crossing to the continent. The coach will then make its way to your overnight hotel for a comfortable night's rest.

Day 2 - 6

Breakfast will be provided daily along with dinner. 

Between days 3 - 6 you will enjoy our included excursions where there will be plenty of photo opportunities. Spend your time taking in the fascinating and unique scenery and experiences the Tuscany has to offer.

Day 7

Breakfast will be available for all guests before leaving the hotel. We will make our way to our overnight hotel for a restful night.

Day 8

After breakfast we make our way to the port for our return ferry crossing. We'll arrive back home during the evening

Excursions

Lucca & Pisa

One of the oldest cities in Tuscany, and the home of composer Puccini, Lucca offers a tangle of narrow, cobbled streets, laced with churches, chapels and pretty piazzas. Mention Pisa and it’s impossible for the famous Leaning Tower not to spring to mind. Situated in Campo dei Miracoli, the medieval bell tower is part of Pisa’s famous architectural trio, harking back to its former glory days. Alongside the ‘Tower’ is the equally impressive Duomo (cathedral) and the Baptistery.

Along the coast to La Spezia

Join our coach for an excursion to nautical La Spezia. The seafront here is wide and provides lots of opportunities for gawping at boats of all sizes. A strip of park runs along the esplanade, making it a pleasant place for a stroll or a sit-down. There are also luxuriant parks, owing their existence to the turn-of-the century lavishness that is also commemorated in the town’s architecture and public buildings. Via del Prione is one of La Spezia’s busiest streets, a largely-pedestrianised thoroughfare.

Florence by rail - with guided walking tour

Visit the birthplace of the Renaissance, a veritable treasure-house of art and architecture. Of all the great Italian cities, this is one of the best-loved. The huge terracotta dome of the cathedral was designed by Brunelleschi to dwarf the buildings of ancient Greece and Rome, and it still dominates the skyline today. Enjoy a walk to the Piazzale Michelangelo, where you will be able to look out over the entire city spread along the banks of the Arno. Shop for jewellery on the famous Ponte Vecchio; join art-lovers from around the world at the Uffizi, Bargello and Accademia; and linger over coffee in the Piazza della Signoria, the impressive city square.

Includes

  • Executive coach travel
  • Short sea ferry or shuttle crossings
  • 2 overnight hotels - bed and breakfast
  • 5 nights at the mainstay hotel dinner, bed and breakfast
  • Happy Hour for 5 nights (6pm-10pm on selected beers, wines & soft drinks)
  • Excursion to Pisa & Lucca
  • Excursion to La Spezia
  • Excursion to Florence by train with guided walking tour

Pickups

This tour picks up at the following points:

  • Bridgend
  • Bristol Aztec West
  • Cardiff Central
  • Cardiff Gate
  • Cardiff West
  • Gorseinon
  • Llanelli
  • Magor
  • Morriston
  • Neath
  • Newport
  • Port Talbot
  • Pyle
  • Sarn
  • Skewen
  • Swansea Central
  • Swansea West

Don't see your pickup? Don't worry, we have a great fixed rate transfer with Premier Taxi's . Check out the details here.

Find out more about our pickups on our pickup list page here.

Important Notes

Important Notes

OUR PRICES

Prices are per person based on 2 adults sharing. Single rooms may carry a supplement. You will find what rooms are available in the booking process.

Please note that passports and travel insurance are required on European tours.

£120 Single Room Supplement

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