Bocelli Pre/Post Cruise
With your Private English Speaking Driver you will spend 4 incredible days before or after your cruise vacation in beautiful Tuscany discovering places like Florence, Lucca, Forte dei Marmi,Pisa, and Lajatico, hometown of Maestro Bocelli.
Your Private English Speaking Driver will welcome you to Italy as you arrive. You will check in to your accommodation and you’ll enjoy a gorgeous visit of the beautiful city of Florence. You will visit the Uffizi Museum where you will see works by some of Italy’s most renowned artists including Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Da Vinci, and Botticelli.
You will enjoy the breathtaking view of the Arno River with its many artisan shops from the famous Ponte Vecchio. At the Accademia Museum you will admire other works of art and witness the original Statue of David by Michelangelo which will leave you speechless.
You won’t miss out on the magnificent flavors of Florentine cuisine as you dine in the heart of Florence for lunch between your visit of the city, as well as a wonderful dinner.
Our Bocelli Seaside Experience unfolds in the ancient town of Lucca with a two hour guided tour exploring the historic monuments, and birthplace of famous Maestro Giacomo Puccini. Immerse yourself in historic folklore and local culture before journeying through the gorgeous hills of Tuscany to Pietrasanta, a stunning small town hidden between the sea and the alps where you can visit the hidden gems before heading to the newest Alpemare Beach Club, owned by the family of Maestro Andrea Bocelli.
An exquisite lunch will be served seaside at the Alpemare restaurant, with incredible cuisine specially prepared by Chef Leonardi. The wines served are straight from the Bocelli family vineyards. With the view of the alps at your back, and your gaze towards the never-ending sea, the complete relaxation will be just what you need. Forte dei Marmi is where your afternoon will take you for a wonderful afternoon of shopping at the best Italian brand name shops. You can even be accompanied by your own personal shopper! After a charming day you will be chauffeured back to your accommodation for dinner.
On our Bocelli Countryside Escape, you’ll will travel into the heart of Tuscany into the gorgeous hills starting with a morning visit to Volterra, a historic town know for its alabaster crafts and Roman Amphitheater. You’ll discover Lajatico, the hometown of Maestro Bocelli and live the life of the Maestro Bocelli by visiting his family vineyards and private wine cellars and learning more about the Andrea Bocelli Foundation at its official headquarters. Indulge in an elegant wine tasting alongside the Bocelli family at the Officine Bocelli restaurant as Alessio Bocelli, nephew of the Maestro Bocelli, explains in detail the history of the family wines and pours you glasses of reds and whites. Enjoy a traditional Tuscan lunch alongside the Bocelli family with visits by the Maestro’s mother Edi, wife Veronica, and perhaps even the Maestro himself! Admire the lifetime achievements of the Maestro Bocelli with a visit to a new museum on the first floor of the restaurant dedicated to the Maestro. Complete the perfect day with a stroll through Pisa and the Miracle Square before heading back to your accommodation for dinner.
Your Private English Speaking Driver will chauffeur you to your next destination, whether it be the airport, train station, or your cruise ship! Buon viaggio!