Lucca, art and beauty


LUCCA, ART AND BEAUTY

 

DAY ONE - Saturday

arrival in Lucca (within end of the morning), accommodation in hotel 4*, meeting with our personal traveller

guided tour of the city - time for shopping/relax

typical dinner in the city centre

DAY TWO - Sunday

Relax at the hotel park and swimming pool. Massages available on request.

Light lunch

In the afternoon, transfer to Viareggio, where you will discover the beauties of Liberty style.

Dinner at a beautiful restaurant of the coast.

DAY THREE - Monday

in the morning visit to the famous "Ville Lucchesi" extraordinary nobile residences of the XVIII and XIX century.

We will visit in particular Villa Torrigiani.

Lunch+wine tasting in an ancient farm,producing wine and oil, on the beautiful hills of Lucca.

In the afternoon, visit of the small rock of Montecarlo (when possible, we also go to S.Gennaro to visit the church which contains the unique sculpture work supposed to be Leonardo's).

dinner in a typical farmhouse on the hills.

DAY FOUR - Tuesday

a day in Florence

transfer to Florence and guided tour of the city centre: visit of unusual places besides the most famous churches, palaces and squares

lunch in a nice cafetteria on Arno river

in the afternoon, we finish the tour on Oltrarno side of river Arno, then you will have time available for shopping and relax

dinner and after dinner show in a beautiful theatre of the city centre, where there are performances of music, theatre and dance (the programme must be checked when knowing dates of group arrival)

overnight in Lucca

DAY FIVE - Wednesday

a day of relax

in the morning, massages, riflexology, and walking in the park to pick up natural elements (flowers, leaves, little branches, stones, etc) that you will need for afternoon activities

lunch at the hotel, prepared with typical local products

in the afternoon, art therapy and creativity: free your souls with arts, using what nature offers, colours and imagination

dinner at the hotel

DAY SIX- Thursday

a day in Garfagnana

in the morning we leave for Garfagnana, the mountain area rich of beautiful nice villages and still offering traditional handicrafts and food products.

top at "Ponte del Diavolo", the "Devil's Bridge", to admire the particular structure of the bridge whose shape, according to a local legend, is due to the Devil work.....we are approaching Witches land...!

Lunch in Castelnuovo Garfagnana, once under Ludovico Ariosto's rule, and where you can still admire the ancient castle rock. Here you will enjoy the traditional flavours of "zuppa di farro", a soup made with a special kind of wheat (of Roman origin) and other delicious dishes.

Early afternoon you will leave for Fortezza delle Verrucole, extraordinary fortress on the mountains. On the way back to Lucca you will stop in Barga, a cosy town with a beautiful cathereal overlooking the valley.

After visiting Barga, we will leave for Lucca.

Dinner at the hotel

DAY SEVEN - Friday

free morning

in the afternoon

make up session and hair styling: wouldn't you like to go back home with a new look or just to refresh your "traditional" one?

Dinner in a glamour, very good restaurant on the coast.

DAY EIGHT- Saturday

morning free to take a walk in the hotel neighbourhoods, on the beautiful hills dividing Lucca from Pisa.

lunch together and greetings

Transfer to Pisa airport

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