Area & Experiences
Less than an hour from the medieval palaces and busy squares of Florence, the province of Lucca unfolds with miles of green plains. Its spread of olive trees, fields and wildflowers, produces an unmatched feeling of tranquility. This is where the charming spa town of Montecatini Terme was established. A little ways behind the hamlet, Villa Albisse is built on a hillside, overlooking the surrounding countryside.
Our nearby experiences
Watch the Palio from a resident’s house
The Palio race is held twice a year, on 2 July and 16 August. This famous horse race is ridden bareback and has been organised every year since 1644, almost without fail, on the main square in Siena, Piazza del Campo. Enter a local resident’s house to watch the race from one of the balconies around the edge of the square.
Roam the truffle roads on a Vespa
Mount a Vespa and set out to explore magnificent, unspoilt roads in the heart of Tuscany with our guide who knows every nook and cranny of the area. He will share the region’s best-kept secrets with you, including a private museum, liqueur manufacture, hilltop village and the forest where he hunts truffles.
Visit a cigar factory in Lucca
The cultivation of tobacco has, for a long time, been one of the major activities in Tuscan farming, and a couple of die-hard cigar manufacturers still remain in the region today. Discover one of these factories where cigars are still rolled by hand, and learn the basics of manufacturing with a passionate cigar maker.
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