Eliseo’s Tuscany and Lerici tour
7 days based in the Garfagnana with visits to Florence, Pisa, Lucca and Lerici
ORGANIZED FOR YOUR GROUP: a single couple, group of friends or family!
Every reservation will have their own private car and driver
Day 1: GALLICANO
Arrive in Pisa Airport, we will pick you up and take you to Gallicano in the province of Lucca. Gallicano is a small, charming village of 2500 inhabitants in the Garfagnana, surrounded by green mountains and crossed by the “Turrite” torrent, full of trout.
Check-in and supper at the Eliseo.
Day 2: GROTTA DEL VENTO
Visit the magical underground wind cave (Grotta del Vento).
Afterwards, a trip up into the Garfagnana to discover all of its hidden beauty.
Day 3: LERICI
Visit Lerici, a picturesque seaside town where famous artists such as D.H. Lawrence, Lord Byron, George Sand and P.B. Shelley fell in love with the place.
In the afternoon, you can take a ferry trip (small additional cost) to Cinque Terre e Portovenere declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Day 4: BARGA
The morning is free: you can choose to visit the weekly village market or walk around and discover Gallicano.
In the afternoon a visit to Barga, an old medieval town.
Day 5: FIRENZE
Trip to Florence; famous artists such as Cimabue, Giotto, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and many others lived and worked in this city. With their works of art, they helped to make Florence an open air museum. Strolling through famous squares and streets with designer shops, you will easily understand why Florence is called the “Capital of Art”.
Day 6: PISA
Visit to the famous city of Pisa where you can admire the Campo dei Miracoli, where the world famous Leaning Tower of Pisa is situated, as well as the Duomo and the Baptistery which still holds Gallileo Galilei’s lamp.
Day 7: LUCCA
Visit Lucca, the native city of Giacomo Puccini. The Renaissance walls surrounding the city are fully intact and enclose a beautiful historical city centre made up of narrow roads with plenty of medieval churches, squares and palaces. Enjoy some shopping or enjoy a cappuccino at an outdoor cafe and watch the world go by.
Transfer back to Pisa Airport to return home.