External frescoes of the Grand Hotel & La Pace

Grand Hotel & La Pace

The hotel was founded in 1870 as a way to give “La Pace” (peace) during a time torn by profound social and economic changes, culminating in 1866 with the peace between Italy and Austria.

Ruggero Leoncavallo’s House

The artist, originally from Naples, spent much time in Montecatini Terme, where he composed numerous Reinassance musical works.
Here he died in 1919 in the small villa on Via Giannini that bears his name, which is now privately owned and cannot be visited.

View of the Teatro Verdi interior

Teatro Verdi (Verdi Theatre)

In addition, Montecatini Terme shares an irrevocable bond with Giuseppe Verdi who loved to get away from the bustle of the city to enjoy the benefits of the thermal waters, which were an indispensable source of serenity and inspiration.

Plate dedicated to Grand Duke Leopold of Tuscany

Walk of fame

A place of relaxation far from prying eyes, Montecatini Terme has always been the destination of illustrious personalities seeking its prodigious waters and refined buildings.

Statue of Giacomo Puccini

“Great people are in need of great inspiration – This monument of Giacomo Puccini is a giving from a sculptor to Italian culture”. As a result of this dedication, the Russian sculptor Aidyn Zeinalov donated to Montecatini his statue of Giacomo Puccini,

Teatro dei Risorti, facade

Teatro dei Risorti

Teatro dei Risorti A visit to the Montecatini Alto’s central square provides a unique opportunity to experience the intimate atmosphere which characterises the entire village and which particularly struck Giuseppe Giusti, the Monsummanese poet after whom the square is named. A place, therefore, devoted to art right from its name. It is here that one …

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Viale Giuseppe Verdi

Historically, starting from the church, the avenue connected the Via Regia with the “Tettuccio” through the Leopoldine baths and the “Palazzina Regia”. The town evolved and grew around it, becoming the connecting axis and focal point for the hillside of Montecatini Alto, the medieval village.