Saturday 22nd April

SPECIAL OPENINGS

CHIESINA UZZANESE

The Francigena road in the Valley of Nievole: the XENODOCHIO in Chiesina Uzzanese
Openings organized by the Chiesina Uzzanese Town Hall
Openings 10.00 – 12.00 / 15.00 – 18.30
Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II°
Info ph+39 0572 418021 – anagrafe@comune.chiesinauzzanese.pt.it

LARCIANO

Fucecchio Marshland Research, Wildlife and Birdwatching Centre

Schedule: 2.30pm – 6.00pm
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

MONSUMMANO TERME

SPECIAL OPENING

Fontenova Madonna Sanctuary  
Free and exceptional opening of the Holy Water Sanctuary
Schedule: 16.00
Loc. Monsummano Terme, Piazza Giusti, 24

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 buildings
Candidate as UNESCO world heritage
Guided tours to Architectural, historical and botanical heritage of Terme
Schedule: 10:00 – 18:00
Please book your guided visits in Ita / Eng / Russian
booking@montecatinieventi.it
Loc. Montecatini Terme, Viale Verdi & Parco Termale di Montecatini

MONTECATINI ALTO – Special OPENING

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 – 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

BENEDETTI Historical Printshop

Historical machines and architectural elements
Orario 15.00 – 18.00
Piazza Giacomo Matteotti,10 – Pescia
Kindly Book at the Ufficio Turismo tel +39 0572 490919 or turismo@comune.pescia.pt.it

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

GUIDED VISITS AND TOURS

CHIESINA UZZANESE

CHIESINA UZZANESE – BIKE TOUR! (available from MONTECATINI TERME)
Chiesina Uzzanese & Padule di Fucecchio. Visit of the Francigena Xenodochio and of the Marshlands of Padule di Fucecchio, and the small lake of Sibolla. Return to Chiesina.
Meeting point at Chiesina Uzzanese in Piazza Vittorio Emanuele at 2.30 pm
If you want to start from Montecatini Terme please contact us at ph +39 333 9260116

Time 3 hours ,dislevel 30 mt , distance 15 km. Mandatory Insurance euro 10, Free but mandatory subscription to ASD. It is possible to rent Bikes and Equipments 
Bookings to be done at least 2 days before. (Max 10).
Info and Reservations Daniele +39 328 9362984.
Email marchibike@gmail.com Web: http://Liketwobike.blogspot.it      

MONSUMMANO TERME

MONSUMMANO TERME – PIEVE A NIEVOLE
HORSEBACK COUNTRYSIDE RIDE
A nice horseback ride among the green grass of Padule marshland,
through newborn birds and ancient waters
Duration 1h,30min – Starting from morning
Costo pp € 30,00 minimum 2 participants

CAVALIER’S MARSHES GRAND TOUR
A freedom-like horseback ride among the green grass of Padule marshland,
through newborn birds and ancient waters.
Duration 3h – Starting from morning – Cost pp € 60,00 minimum 2 participants
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

MONTECATINI TERME “LIBERTY Walking Tour”
Cost € 10,00 per person
The Liberty Walking tour lasts 2,5 hours and includes the visit of some of the most important Liberty buildings of Montecatini Terme, candidate as UNESCO world heritage.
Meeting point Montecatini Terme TOWN HALL, Viale Verdi, 46
Schedule
9.45 – bookings at: 3339260116 booking@montecatinieventi.it
Visit will be guided in Italian and English

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

PESCIA – “A Switzerland in Pescia”
 FREE GUIDED VISITS
Historical Caveman museum “La Miniera di Publio” in Vellano

Kindly book your guided visit at the stone cave
at +39 0572 409181 or +39 330 910517 or email laminieradipublio@libero.it
Schedule: 10.00 – 13.00 / 15.00 – 17.00
Via 17 agosto 1944 – Loc. Vellano (Pescia)

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 Associazione 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 Visits in Leonardo’s Places
1° Group
10.00AM
(2° group 3.00PM) Meeting point at Palazzina Uzielli for a guided visit of Leonardian Museum and  of  Vinci  12.30PM (2° group 5,30PM) – Meeting point at Villa Dianella, Renato Fucini’s Home, for a Canteen’s guided visit.  Final“Donna Rita” Wine tasting with con bruschette and olive oil extra vergin, a selection of cured hams and salami, and 3 wines tastings
The chance to visit the Villas is amazingly new and available only for OPEN WEEK 2017
Guided visits and tastings for a maximum of 35 people can only be done upon reservation
Tickets 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 fee
Cost for visits and tastings is € 18.00 pp payable directly
Cost for simple entrances please visit 
www.museoleonardiano.it or contact
Ufficio Turistico Intercomunale di Vinci, Via Montalbano 1. Ph +39 0571 568012 –
terredelrinascimento@comune.vinci.fi.it

BIKE TOURS

Chiesina Uzzanese & Padule di Fucecchio. Visit of the Francigena Xenodochio
and of the Marshlands of Padule di Fucecchio,
and the small lake of Sibolla. Return to Chiesina.
Meeting point at Chiesina Uzzanese in Piazza  Vittorio Emanuele at 2.30 pm
If you want to start from Montecatini Terme please contact us!

Time 3 hours ,dislevel 30 mt , distance 15 km. Mandatory Insurance euro 10,
Free but mandatory subscription to ASD.
It is possible to rent Bikes and Equipments
Bookings to be done at least 2 days before.(Max 10).
Info and Reservations Daniele +39 328 9362984.
Email marchibike@gmail.com Web: http://Liketwobike.blogspot.it

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