Florence & Tuscany with Free Bar

Hotel Riva

Departure Date:

02/06/2019
No. of Days:

9 days








£619.00 pp


Italy: Tuscany Super Deal With Free Bar

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. A visit to the nearby, harbour town of La Spezia is a must for the full Tuscan experience.

Hotel Riva

In the green heart of Marina di Pietrasanta, better known as “Pearl of the Riviera della Versilia”, the Hotel Riva reflects a perfect blend of hospitality, good taste and elegance. Completely renovated in 2017, this lovely hotel offers great facilities including a private beach and all the rooms have balconies and lovely views.

Day 1

Depart South Wales and head towards Dover for our short sea crossing to France and onwards for our first overnight stop

Day 2

Travel on through France into Italy in time to check in and have dinner at our main stay hotel, Hotel San Siro.

Days 3 – 7

Enjoy time at leisure in Tuscany along with our fabulous included excursions to:

  • Luca & Pisa
  • La Spezia
  • Florence by Rail with guided walking tour
  • Day at leisure

Day 8

After a final breakfast at the lovely Hotel San Siro, we head back into France for our overnight stop in France.

Day 9

We depart our hotel after breakfast and head for the channel ports and our return crossing to the UK and home.

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.

  • Reserved coach travel throughout
  • 6 nights in main hotel, 2 overnight stay hotels (1 each way)
  • 8 Breakfasts + 6 Dinners
  • Excursions to Lucca & Pisa and La Spezia
  • Explore Florence by Rail with guided walking tour
  • Drinks in Italy: Open Bar: (from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.) water, tea, American coffee, soft drinks, wine, beer, spirits (local brands)

This tour picks up at the following points:

  • Bridgend
  • Bristol Aztec West
  • Cardiff Central
  • Cardiff Gate
  • Cardiff West
  • Chieveley Services
  • Clackett Lane Services, Westernham
  • Clobham Services
  • Folkestone Services
  • Gorseinon
  • Leigh Delamere Services, Chippenham
  • Llanelli
  • Magor
  • Morriston
  • Neath
  • Newport
  • Port Talbot
  • Pyle
  • Reading
  • Sarn
  • Skewen
  • Swansea Central
  • Swansea West
  • Swindon, DoubleTree Hilton hotel

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OUR PRICES

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

TO NOTE

Holiday bookings are subject to our Terms & Conditions which you must be familiar with prior to booking. We recommend Travel Insurance for this holiday. If you do not already have cover, please contact us.

Please be aware that coach trips can include lengthy periods of travel and always require some degree of walking. There are steps onto the coach and some hotels/venues will have steps.

THIS TOUR

This tour reguires a valid UK passport (with at least 6 months remaining).

You must have travel insurance or sign a disclaimer for this tour.

£100 Single room supplement - Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a standard room.

Drinks in Italy: Open Bar: (from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.) water, tea, American coffee, soft drinks, wine, beer, spirits (local brands) - house rules apply. Drink Responsibly.

Other Dates

Departure Date: Sunday 02 Jun 2019
Duration: 9 Days


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