The towns Lucca, Florence, San Gimignano, Pisa and Volterra
can all be reached within an hour of this tranquil
and idyllic valley, an ideal location for those wishing to tour
the area and take in some of the art, history and culture for
which it is so famous, not to mention some of the world’s
Florence, the most famous of Tuscany’s cities, is a stunning
and picturesque city in the heart of a valley and, though small
in size, is one of the most historically significant towns on
earth. With a rich history dating back over 3000 years, it is
commonly recognised as the birth of the renaissance and the
heartbeat of Italian art, literature and culture.
If you’d like to explore the rolling hills of Tuscany
our concierge will be happy to assist you in every aspect of
planning your trip, but a car will be absolutely essential.
If you’re flying into Italy, we suggest you book one through
the airline but if you prefer we’ll be happy to make all
of the arrangements on your behalf, just contact
us before you arrive.
As you can see from the map above, we’re well situated
in the heart of the Tuscan countryside. To arrange a pick up
service from Florence or Pisa Airports click here.
If making your own way, use the route planner facility built
into the Google map.
The nearest train station is at Montecatini Centro, 1 km from
the Hotel Bellavista complex, from here you can pick up a taxi
or arrange for us
to pick you up. Alternatively, regional buses leave
more or less every hour from the surrounding towns.