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Sunday 2nd August 2015
See Andrea Bocelli perform life in his home town of
This year sees the 10th anniversary of the
Bocelli-hosted event in his home town of Lajatico. 2015 is sure to be one of the
best with a performance of Puccini’s Turandot, conducted by Mehta in front of
some 8,500 adoring fans. Combined with a stay in the stunning city of Florence
and visits to some of Tuscany’s most lauded sights, this is a tour not to miss.
This lovely tour, based in the heart of southern Tuscany, includes a ticket to
this wonderful open-air event together with a six-day tour of Tuscany including
Siena, Pisa, San Gimignano and Lucca.
From £1,075 per person
Day 1: Fly
from London Gatwick to Pisa. On arrival transfer by coach to Florence for check
in for five-night stay at the Adriatico Hotel.
Day 2: Full day in Florence
Morning guided tour of Florence with afternoon free for personal exploration.
The Renaissance city of Florence has a wealth of sights that could take weeks to
explore. Highlights include the Duomo, Uffizi, Accademia, a host of churches,
lavish palaces and atmospheric, ancient streets.
Day 3: Morning tour to Lucca
The gorgeous walled city of Lucca is a delight to explore. Highlights amongst
its narrow cobbled streets and alleys include Puccini’s House, San Martino and
San Michele in Foro churches and city walls that offer lovely vistas of the
city. Return mid-afternoon for time to freshen up before heading to Lajatico and
the performance of Turandot at
the Teatro del Silenzio. Please note that there is a 1km walk from the car park
to the arena.
Day 4: Morning free in Florence and afternoon visit to
Day free in Florence before afternoon excursion to the lovely village
of Fiesole up in the hills to the north of Florence that offers wonderful views
of the city below as well as delightful churches and buildings and plenty of
places for a leisurely coffee stop.
Day 5: Full day Siena and San Gimignano
A classic day’s excursion from Florence takes us to the beautiful city
of Siena, once a rival to Florence and a magnificent city in its own right,
renowned for its stunning semi-circular main Piazza del Campo, 12th century
striped marble Duomo, one of Italy’s greatest cathedrals (and there are no
shortage of then in the home of Catholicism!), world class museums and
delightful cobbled streets. San Gimignano is often referred to as the medieval
Manhattan thanks to its lofty towers that dominate its skyline built as status
symbols centuries ago, and offers a host of lovely churches, palazzo as well as
its renowned towers.
Day 6: Morning visit to Pisa before returning to the
airport for the return flight to Gatwick
The Campo dei Miracoli in Pisa is host to the stupendous Duomo and one
of the world’s most iconic sights, the Leaning Tower (pre-booking essential for
NB: All tours are
subject to amendement according to local conditions and tour manager's
Please note: There
is a significant walk (approximately 1km) to the concert auditorium so this tour
is not suitable for those with walking difficulties.
Please note the maximum group size on
this tour is 49 passengers.
Prices start from £1,075 per person, single supplement £190.
Please note: itinerary is provisional and subject to change.
- Economy class return flights from Gatwick to Pisa
- Accommodation on a bed & breakfast basis based on shared
twin-room basis (singles available on request)
- Full excursion programme as per itinerary
- Shared resort transfers as per itinerary
- Tour manager
- 5th sector tickets (Poltroncina - green section on seating plan)
- Tourist tax
- Travel Insurance
- Porterage, gratuities and personal items such as drinks, meals, laundry,
Opera Tickets Upgrade Options:
2nd Poltrona £46pp (yellow section)
1st Poltrona £102pp (dark pink section)
Poltronissima £156pp (orange section) - sold out
- There is a significant walk (approx. 1km) to the concert auditorium so this
tour is not suitable for those with walking difficulties.
How to book...
call 01543 258 631
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