Monday 17th April

SPECIAL OPENINGS

BUGGIANO

Pretorio Palace

Maria Santissima della Salute e San Nicolao Vescovo Church
Free openings and guided tours
Art Exhibition “Galeazzo Nardini – OPERE”
Info info@buggianocastello.it
Schedule: 15.00 – 19,30
Loc. Buggiano Castello – Buggiano

LARCIANO

Fucecchio Marshland Research, Wildlife and Birdwatching Centre

Schedule:  9.00 – 12.00 e 14.30 – 18.00
Starting from 15.00 Olive Oil TASTING offered by Frantoio Cooperativo from Vinci
Info ph +39 0573/84540, email fucecchio@zoneumidetoscane.it
Via Castelmartini 115 – Larciano

Countryside Museum
One century of memories from the Casadei’s family;
it is possible and their daily work in the farm.
Free visit

Schedule: 14.00 – 18.00
Contacts +39 335 7789139 email:
associazionecasadei@gmail.com
Via Traversa di Brugnana, 1 – Loc Bagnolo Larciano

MONTECARLO

MONTECARLO (LUCCA)
FREE GUIDED TOUR 
Short guided walking tour in the Historical Medieval Centre, through the breathtaking narrow streets and the ancient Doors of the city, seeking for hidden corners. Visit of the world famous Theatre “Rassicurati”, a small jewel among all the Tuscan theatres.
Tour departure: INFORMATION Office, Via Roma 7 Montecarlo
Schedule 15:00 and 17:00
Info and booking PRO LOCO Montecarlo ph 
+39 0583 228881 email prolocomontecarlo@gmail.com 

CERRUGLIO FORTRESS VISIT 
The stunning fortress of Cerruglio, overlooking the whole valley, finally open for visits during the Open Week 2017.
Opening hours 15.30 – 18.00

Entrance for a fee: € 5,00 or € 3,00 for over 65y.
Free Kids under 12
INFO & BOOKING  PH 
+39 0583 22401 – mail: valter_menchini@yahoo.com

MONTECATINI TERME

SPECIAL OPENINGS and FREE GUIDED VISIT

Tettuccio, Regina, Excelsior and Tamerici historical SPA buildingsCandidate as UNESCO world heritageGuided tours to Architectural, historical and botanical heritage of TermeSchedule: 10:00 – 18:00Please book your guided visits in Ita / Eng / Russian booking@montecatinieventi.it
Loc. Montecatini Terme, Viale Verdi & Parco Termale di Montecatini

OPERA GALA “GRAN GALA’ LIRICO”
at the PORTOGHESI, inside the Tettuccio building.
Performers: Simonida Miletic, Soprano Angela Avanzati e Giuseppe Tavanti, Pianists
Musics from Mozart, Verdi, Puccini, Leoncavallo, Einaudi
Schedule 11.15
Free entrance, first come-first serve basis

SPECIAL OPENING “MOCA” Museum
Contemporary art exhibition
”Highlights 3: from Mirò to Moore”
Free entrance
Schedule: 16:00 – 19:00
Town Hall building, Viale Verdi 46

MONTECATINI ALTO – Special OPENING

Medieval walls and village with the restored Clock TowerSpecial opening and guided free visits of the medieval heritage of Montecatini AltoSchedule: 10:00 – 12,30 and 15:00 alle 17,30  Guided visits in Ita / Eng  languages Tel +39 338 3908029  info@montecatini-alto.it
Loc. Montecatini Alto, Piazza Giusti*How to reach: FUNICOLAR TRAIN

PESCIA

Palagio & Gipsoteca Libero Andreotti
Permanent plaster sculptures collection from Libero Andreotti

Schedules: 9.00 – 12 / 16 – 19:00
Piazza del Palagio 6 –
 Pescia

Contatti gipsoteca@comune.pescia.pt.it Tel 0572 490057

PONTE BUGGIANESE

PONTE BUGGIANESE
Madonna del Buon Consiglio Sanctuary, with the famous Pietro Annigoni’s frescoes.
Guided tours by locals
schedulaes 11:30 – 13:00 and 14:30 – 17:00
Address: Via Buggianese, Ponte Buggianese (PT) Info mobile +39 347 335 9284

UZZANO

SPECIAL OPENING

SS Bartolomeo and Silvester Church at the Costa of Uzzano,
From 4:00PM  for the traditional “Merenda of Easter Monday”
Organized by Street of Olive Oil – Borgos and Castles from Valdinievole
info at:  info@stradaoliodellavaldinievole.it

GUIDED VISITS AND TOURS

BUGGIANO

Pretorio Palace

Maria Santissima della Salute e San Nicolao Vescovo Church
Free openings and guided tours
Art Exhibition “Galeazzo Nardini – OPERE”
Info info@buggianocastello.it
Orario: 15.00 – 19,30
Loc. Buggiano Castello – Buggiano

LAMPORECCHIO

A POPE’S VILLA IN LAMPORECCHIO”: GUIDED SOFT TREKKING
Easy trekking in the Pope’s places in Lamporecchio: from Villa Rospigliosi to the sweet
Montalbano hills, among the  CAI tracks revealed on 2016
Schedule: 4:00 PM
Guided visit in Ita / Eng booking@montecatinieventi.it (max 40 pax)
Loc. Lamporecchio, meeting point c/o Palazzo Comunale (di fronte ai Carabinieri)

LARCIANO

GUIDED TOUR: From Morette Research Centre to Birdwatching Observatory
An easy walk from Castelmartini through the Chiusi wood, up to the Casotto del Biagiotti,  a birdwatching Sanctuary where over 100 species of birds can be observed in the wild.
Meeting point: Research Centre Padule, Via Castelmartini 115 – Larciano
Easy walk, 6 km roundtrip way
Kindly wear proper shoes and bring binoculars
Schedule: 9.00 Info tel. +39 0573/84540, email fucecchio@zoneumidetoscane.it

MONSUMMANO TERME

MONSUMMANO TERME
Climbing Cliff Visit (former “Grey Cave”) – Trekking on the geologic path to Monsummano Alto,
one of the best preserved geological panoramas in Tuscany.
MEETING AT 9.00 AM meeting Point at Museo della Città e del Territorio, Piazza Giusti – Monsummano Terme.
For info and reservations tel. +39 0573.84540 – fucecchio@zoneumidetoscane.it
Kindly use comfortable shoes

MONSUMMANO TERME – PIEVE A NIEVOLE
CAVALIER’S MARSHES GRAND TOUR & snack
A freedom-like horseback ride among the green grass of Padule marshland,
through newborn birds and ancient waters. Final Cavalier’s snack with typical Tuscan Country food
Duration 3h – Starting from morning – Cost pp € 60,00 minimum 2 participants
Snack payable upon consumption
Agriturismo Il Bottaccino, Via delle Colmate – Monsummano Terme
Contacts ph +39 347 0706239 email
info@agriturismoilbottaccino.it

MONTECARLO

FREE GUIDED TOUR 
Short guided walking tour in the Historical Medieval Centre, through the breathtaking narrow streets and the ancient Doors of the city, seeking for hidden corners. Visit of the world famous Theatre “Rassicurati”, a small jewel among all the Tuscan theatres.
Tour departure: INFORMATION Office, Via Roma 7 Montecarlo
Schedule 15:00 and 17:00
Info and booking PRO LOCO Montecarlo ph +39 0583 228881 email prolocomontecarlo@gmail.com

CERRUGLIO FORTRESS VISIT 
The stunning fortress of Cerruglio, overlooking the whole valley, finally open for visits during the Open Week 2017.
Opening hours 15.30 – 18.00
Entrance for a fee: € 5,00 or € 3,00 for over 65y. Free Kids under 12
INFO & BOOKING  PH +39 0583 22401 – mail: valter_menchini@yahoo.com

MONTECATINI TERME

FREE GUIDED VISIT

Tettuccio, Regina, Excelsior and Tamerici historical SPA buildings
Candidate as UNESCO world heritage
Guided tours to Architectural, historical and botanical heritage of Terme
English and Russian guided tours
Schedule: 11.00  and 16.00
Please book your guided visits in Eng / Russian  333 9260116
booking@montecatinieventi.it
Loc. Montecatini Terme, Viale Verdi & Parco Termale di Montecatini

MONTECATINI ALTO

FREE GUIDED VISIT
Medieval walls and village with the restored Clock Tower
Special opening and guided free visits of the medieval heritage of Montecatini Alto
Schedule: 10:00  and 15:00
Guided visits in Ita / Eng  languages Tel +39 338 3908029  info@montecatini-alto.it
Loc. Montecatini Alto, Piazza Giusti
*How to reach: FUNICOLAR TRAIN

PESCIA

PESCIA – COLLODI
FREE GUIDED VISIT
Special Free Guide service in the Casle of Collodi , Garzoni Historical garden and Pinocchio Park
With a limit of 35 participants per day
upon reservation at ph +39 0572 427314 or sameday at the ticket counter, from 9:00 to 10:30am.
Meeting point at the Garzoni Historical Garden in Collodi.

WARNING! Guide service is free, ticket must be purchased anyway

Schedule:– 10,30 free shuttle in front of Garzoni Historical Garden up to Collodi Castle;
– 11,30 free guided tour at the Historical Garzoni Garden and Collodi Butterfly House;
– 15,30 guided tour of Monumental Pinocchio Park.

Languages: ITA – ENG
Parco di Pinocchio, Località Collodi – Pescia (PT)
Shuttle from Montecatini Terme also available
Please refer to
booking@montecatinieventi.it

PONTE BUGGIANESE

ON BOAT AROUND THE FUCECCHIO MARSHLANDS!
Guided visit with the typical small boat “barchino” used by countrymen in the past: hundreds of wildlife and birds can be spot on their winter and spring habitat, the largest intern humid area in Europe.
Cost per adult € 25,00 _ kids are free up to 14y
NEWS 2017! NIGHT VISIT at the MARSHLAND: departure at dawn, with final aperitive and transfer to typical pizza and tuscan food restaurant.
Cost € 30,00 per adult and € 10,00 kids under 14y
Info at associazionevolpoca@virgilio.it tel +39 329 4340338
Meeting point at Associazone Volpoca (loc.
Anchione) – Dogana del Capannone 

GUIDED BIKE TOUR – Associazione PEDALA PADULE
Daily Bike Tour in Padule Marshlands
“ALLA SCOPERTA DELLA NATURA” Duration 2h,  Distance 20km white roads;  Minimum challenge, kids friendly
. Cost is € 10,00 per person, bike rental included, (It is possible to partecipate with your own bike,too)
Two tour departure:
10,00 am  and 4,00pm (16,00) Mandatory reservation (max 20 pax), including a small snack For info please call Pucci Piero +39 351 0935494 or +39 333 9260116 – piero@futurashoes.it
BIKE RENTAL (up to 30 within Mountan bike, E-Mountain bike,  city bikes and tandem) available at Shop “CICLOIDEA” (Viale G. Amendola, 24 Pieve a Nievole tel 0572 952796) Opening Hours 09,00-18,00
Rental costs   : Mountain bike, city bike and regular bikes starting from € 22,00 per day / Tandem from € 35,00 per day/ Electric Mountain bike  starting from € 52,00 per day / (including locker and helmet)

VINCI

Guided tours around Leonardo’s places

1° group 10.00AM – Meeting at Villa Comparini in Faltognano for a guided visito of the Villa and Fattoria on Montalbano, with 2 wines tastins, fettunta with olive oil, cheese, cured ham and vegetables11.30AM – Meeting at the Home of Leonardo in Anchiano, guided visit of his house and then individual self transfer to Villa del Ferrale, for a guided tour of the exhibition “Leonardo. An impossibile show”.

2° group 3.30PM – Meeting at Villa del Ferrale, for a guided tour of the exhibition “Leonardo. An impossibile show”. Self transfer at  the Home of Leonardo in Anchiano, guided visit of his house. 5.30PM – Meeting at Villa Comparini in Faltognano for a guided visito of the Villa and Fattoria on Montalbano, with 2 wines tastins, fettunta with olive oil, cheese, cured ham and vegetables

The chance to visit the Villas is amazingly new and available only for OPEN WEEK 2017Guided visits and tastings for a maximum of 35 people can only be done upon reservationTickets include the Museum of Leonardo, his Home and the exhibition  “Leonardo: an impossible show” , and can only be purchased onsite, and they are valid for following days as well. Meeting points must be reached by your own means, or please ask the Info office for Shuttle service available for a feeCost for visits and tastings is € 18.00 pp payable directlyCost for simple entrances please visit  www.museoleonardiano.it or contactUfficio Turistico Intercomunale di Vinci, Via Montalbano 1. Ph +39 0571 568012 – terredelrinascimento@comune.vinci.fi.it

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