Located in the heart of Tuscany, Montecatini is one of the most famous tourist spa towns in Italy. As we walk its streets we are plunged back to the beginning of the 20th century surrounded by buildings which have influenced the historical making of this city, which was and continues to be a sought-after destination for its renowned healing properties of its waters and for a relaxing holiday.
Meeting with the guide and visit to:
-Spa centres, one of the better known centres is ” Tettuccio,” a monumental construction with a colonnaded pavilion dating back to 1927. It can be considered the hub of spa life (admission fee)
-Palazzo Comunale, completed in 1920, it holds works by Galileo Chini and Luca Arcangeli
-Grand Hotel La Pace, this hotel has been a landmark in this city since the second half of the 19th century. Repeatedly renovated at the beginning of the 20th century, it saw the opening in 1904 of the Salone delle Feste (grand ball room) the frescoes of which were painted by Galileo Chini as were the drawings on the windows
This itinerary can be changed and extended to include a visit to Montecatini Alto, a worthwhile stop