Following the footsteps of Puccini

4 days priced from € 399
  • Small group suggested tour starting from 8 guests
  • Featuring: Lucca and Torre del Lago
  • 6 meals and English speaking guide for excursions
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Day 1

Arrival transfer from Pisa airport. Welcome drink. Dinner at hotel. Overnight.
Meals: D

Day 2

Breakfast at the hotel. Lucca is a jewel of medieval architecture, with its most worldwide renown city walls, that are the only ones to be completely accessible on foot. This offers over 2 miles of panoramic walkway overlooking the city and those secret corners that you won’t be able to discover by walking through the tiny streets of the old city center. Other sights you will see during the tour are the Cathedral, the Giunigi Palace just to name a few.  Within the walls of the historic city of Lucca you will find Piazza Cittadella and Corte San Lorenzo, places full of memories which are directly related to the childhood and early youth of Giacomo Puccini. Visit of Puccini birthplace and museum.
Stop at a local coffee house for a capuccino and a slice of “Buccellato”, a round shaped sweet bread with raisins topical of Lucca. Lunch on your own and free time. Continue to Pisa to admire the famous Piazza del Miracoli with its Leaning Tower, one of the most instantly recognizable structures on earth. You will be stunned by Piazza del Duomo which create a unique architectural blend of Romanesque and Gothic styles. Return to your hotel. Dinner and overnight.
Meals: B - D

Day 3

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning free for discovery. Afternoon departure to Torre del Lago to visit the house where Puccini once lived.  The composer did not like the city noise and often retreated here to enjoy the silence and look inward. Inside visit to Villa Puccini and afterward boat excursion on Lake Massacciuoli. The lake is located inside the Natural Park of Migliarino San Rossore Massacciuccoli, an area protected by the WWF. The lake  is also an important station for many migratory bird species that find refuge in the area’s small channels located between the reeds. Return ashore and dinner at a local restaurant and transfer to the performance. Return to hotel
Meals: B - D

Day 4

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport.
Meals: B

Included Features

  • Airport transfers
  • Full day A/C deluxe motor coach at disposal for Day 2 and Day 3
  • Fulllday English speaking guide for tour of Lucca and Pisa
  • Full day Tour leader for day 3
  • Welcome drink
  • 1 3-course dinner in Torre del Lago with drinks
  • 2 3-course dinner at hotel
  • 3 nights at Villa La Principessa or similar
  • Cruise on Lake Massacciuccoli
  • Ticket to performance sector 5
  • Entrance fees to Puccini birthplace, Puccini Villa
     

Not Included

  • Tips, City Taxes and everything not listed under “Included features”

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Prices

* Price per person sharing a double/twin room:

  8 guests 15 guests 25 guests
See Opera Calendar € 599 € 469 € 399
Single supplement: € 69
 

Opera Calendar 2017

Turandot
July 2017: 14/23
August 2017: 4/12

La Rondine
July 2017: 15
August 2017: 5

La Bohème
July 2017: 21/28
August 2017: 11

Tosca
July 2017: 29
August 2017: 10/19

Madame Butterfly
August 2017: 18

*The itinerary is on request and rates are subject to the availability of the hotels at the time of booking. Prices are subject to change if travel occur during trade shows, bank holidays or special events and supplements may be applied.