Day One:Arrival in Tuscany and Relax
You’ll arrive at an airport or train station in Tuscany where you will be picked up by your English Speaking Driver which will be at your disposition for the entire duration of your stay.
He will accompany you to your exclusive accommodation: the sensational Bocelli Luxury Apartments nestled amongst the beautiful Tuscan valleys in Lajatico. On your arrival you will check in to your luxurious private apartment where you will have time to relax and enjoy the scenery before your evening meal.
You will then be taken to a typical Tuscan restaurant nearby where you will indulge in a fabulous selection of Tuscan dish accompanied by exquisite regional wine
When finished, you will return to the farmhouse where you will have the rest of the evening to enjoy yourselves as you prefer.
Day Two:Bocelli Recording & Shopping
On the second day the lucky artist will spend their first day in the recording studio whilst the family/friends will be treated to a day of shopping at an exclusive Florentine outlet.
The artist will be met at the recording studios by an English Speaking Driver who will provide an informative tour of the entire structure.
Before leaving the comfort of the Bocelli Family FarmHouse, however, you will enjoy fabulous breakfast in the local café of Lajatico, including both sweet and savoury Italian specialities.
Afterwards around 9am, your English Speaking Driver will chauffeur you directly to the recording studios, nestled in the heart of Valdera.
Upon arrival at the P.P.G Studios you will be welcomed by Maestro Pierpaolo and his professional team of Creatives. You will be introduced to the studios and take an informative tour in the local control rooms where Maestro Bocelli has arranged and registered many of his lyrical works.
The studio is professionally equipped with only the highest quality facilities including an SSL 456 series G+ recording device with total recall and equipment to record and create remixes.
The analogical quality of this equipment really is second to none ad within the studio there are also outboard, vintage and modern instruments, neve preamplifiers, massemborg equalizers, compressors for the MLA-100 mastering, various synthesisers and keyboard storaging such as the PPG wave 2.3. The artist will begin to organise his/her time spent at the studio with the help of Pierpaolo Guerrini and his staff.
The days spent recording will also include a hearty lunch and a tea or coffee break at around 5pm.
In the meantime, your English Speaking Driver will chauffeur the rest of your party to Barberini del Mughello. Here, you will be able to engage in a little retail therapy. The shopping complex houses a vast array of both designer and high street stores including the likes of Armani, Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana as well as more purse-friendly stores such as Guess, Intimissimi and Diesel.
After having worked up an appetite carrying out some serious shopping, your English Speaking Driver will accompany you to an exquisite Tuscan restaurant for lunch Your English Speaking Driver will chauffeur you back to the Bocelli family FarmHouse where you will be able to spend the late afternoon doing as you please.
For dinner, you will be chauffeured to yet another fine restaurant where you will cherish a very tasty selection of Tuscan specialties with unforgettable regional wine When finished, you will return to the farmhouse where you will have the rest of the evening to spend your time as you wish.
Day Three: Recording and Florence
On the third day the artist will spend his/her last day recording at the Pierpaolo Guerrini Studios while the family/friends will be enjoying a very revitalizing Bocelli Countryside Escape experience.
Firstly the artist will then be taken to begin the second and final full day of recording and then your English Speaking Driver will chauffeur the rest of your party to the gorgeous town of Florence. Once arrived they will be left in awe by the city’s architecture: the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Baptistery, the fascinating tower of Giotto and Piazza della Signoria.
Alongside a Private Licensed Guide, you will tour the Accademia Gallery, and see the infamous Statue of David.
For lunch, they will be taken to a typical trattoria for a lovely lunch in the heart of Piazza della Signoria.
In the afternoon, they will head to Ponte Vecchio to admire the Arno river, and its many characteristic artisan shops.
Finish the day in Florence with a visit of the magnificent Piazzale Michelangelo: unforgettable panoramic views over the whole historical centre.
Your Driver will then chauffeur you and your party back to the accommodation after a long day of Recording and Florence fun!
Finish your evening with a four course dinner at a restaurant nearby.
Day Four: Concert Day Tour
In the morning, you will visit Volterra – known for its elegance and Alabaster crafts – nestled in the Tuscan valleys.
You will then visit Lajatico, home to the Teatro Del Silenzio, and native town of Maestro Andrea Bocelli.
Once arrived at the Bocelli FarmHouse, you will embark on a guided tour of its vineyards, the cellars and learn about the Bocelli family traditions, and shop the Bocelli boutique for some exquisite wine.
Indulge in a wine tasting experience at the Bocelli Restaurant, where you will learn firsthand about the reds and whites you are tasting alongside delicious cured meats and cheeses. The history will be explained to you by Maestro Bocelli’s nephew who will also pour your glasses. Check out the new Bocelli Museum located on the first floor of the restaurant, where you can discover the lifetime achievements of Maestro Bocelli and witness awards and various costumes worn throughout the years. Head back downstairs where you will indulge in an exquisite four course Tuscan meal alongside another glass of Bocelli wine!
You will then be accompanied back to your accommodation, where you will have time to prepare for the evening ahead.
At 6 PM, your Driver will then pick you up and chauffeur you to the Teatro Del Silenzio Concert 28 or 30 July 2018.
Once arrived, you will be greeted and chauffeured to the Pre Concert Aperitif reserved for Executive Ticket holders before enjoying the show with your exclusive Concert Tickets included in this package.
After the concert, you will be accompanied to a typical Tuscan Trattoria nearby for a delicious dinner.
After this lovely evening, your Driver will then chauffeur you back to your accommodation.
Day Five: Bocelli Seaside Experience
In the morning you will explore Lucca, the hometown of historic composer Giacomo Puccini and take stroll around with a guided tour and visit the house of Puccini learning about the history. Afterwards, taste the divine flavors of Tuscany with lunch prepared by renowned Chef Dario Leonardi accompanied by Bocelli wines along the beautiful seaside. Indulge in complete relaxation and beauty as you breathe in the fresh air of Alpemare Beach Club, nestled between the alps and the sea, a perfect location at Maestro Bocelli’s new beach club in the heart of Forte dei Marmi, home of Maestro Bocelli and family, where you’ll have the possibility of meeting the Bocelli family as they often like to enjoy their summer there. End your delicious lunch with a delicious dessert and coffee before heading to the renowned city of Pisa to take a stroll around the Miracle Square. You will then be chauffeured back to your accommodation where you will enjoy a delicious Tuscan dinner nearby.
Day Six: Check out and Departure
You will check out and bid farewell to Tuscany with many memories to cherish, including your very own CD! Your private English Speaking Driver will chauffeur you to the airport or train station. Arrivederci!