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Andrea Bocelli in Tuscany from Gatwick

5 nights starting from
£1399

  • 1st Poltrona ticket to the spectacular open-air show at the Teatro Del Silenzio

  • Florence - capital of Italy's Tuscany region and your base for the tour 

  • Lucca's well-preserved Renaissance walls and historic city centre 

  • Beautiful views from Fiesole 

  • Wandering the streets of medieval Siena 

This year sees the fourteenth edition of the Bocelli-hosted event in his home town of Lajatico. The exclusive annual event promises to be an exceptional show in 2019 where the show returns to its usual format with Andrea Bocelli in Concert with sumptuous sets and stunning choreographies. Bocelli will be accompanied by an extraordinary cast of artists who will join him on stage, under the summer sky of Lajatico. Combined with a stay in 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, San Gimignano and Lucca.

Please note there is a significant walk (approximately 1km) to the concert auditorium so this tour is not suitable for those with walking difficulties. 

Available Departures

From

22 - July - 2019 £ 1399.00 Travel Info Book Now

Provisional Timings

London Gatwick

Departing: 22nd July 2019 at 11:25

Returning: 27th July 2019 at 15:05

ITINERARY 

Day 1: Fly from London Gatwick to Bologna. On arrival transfer to Florence for check-in to the Grand Hotel Mediterraneo for five-night stay. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure. 

Day 2: Full day 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. 

Day 3:
 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 4: Morning visit to Fiesole and early evening transfer to Lajatico for performance at the Teatro del Silenzio
Morning visit to the lovely village of Fiesole up in the hills to the north of Florence. Fiesole offers wonderful views of the city below as well as delightful churches and buildings, with plenty of places for a leisurely coffee stop. Return to the hotel mid-afternoon for time to freshen up before heading to Lajatico and the performance with Andrea Bocelli at the Teatro del Silenzio. Please note there is a 1km walk from the car park to the arena. 

Day 5: 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 6: Morning free in Florence and return flight to the UK.
This morning you will have some free time in Florence for personal exploration before transferring to Bologna Airport for the return flight to London Gatwick. 

NB: All tours are subject to amendement according to local conditions and tour manager's discretion.

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.

INCLUDED

  • Return flights with Easyjet from London Gatwick to Bologna, including all payable taxes
  • Five nights' accommodation on bed and breakfast basis at the four-star Grand Hotel Mediterraneo, Florence, based on shared occupancy of twin/double room
  • Full touring itinerary as detailed
  • 3rd sector ticket in either block C10, C11 or C19 of the Prima Poltrona sector at the open-air Teatro del Silenzio, Lajatico
  • Tour manager throughout

NOT INCLUDED

  • Single room supplement
  • Holiday insurance
  • Any ticket upgrades
  • Personal items such as drinks, laundry, telephone calls 
  • Porterage and gratuities 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
In the unlikely event of the total cancellation of the performance due to weather, ill-health, or any other reason or change of cast, the ticket price will only be refunded if the entire performance is cancelled. Only the ticket price will be refunded under such circumstances and no reimbursement made for travel expenses such as flights, hotels, meals etc.

Seating Plan for the Teatre Del Silenzio

HOTELS

Grand Hotel Mediterraneo, Florence
Located on the 'Lungarni' the Grand Hotel Mediterraneo is a modern four-star hotel perfectly placed to explore Florence on foot and close to the main city landmarks. The hotel has three restaurants, bar, lounge, and bedrooms are comfortable with air-conditioning, TV, telephone, wi-fi, minibar, safe and hairdryer.

Grand Hotel Mediterraneo Website

 

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