|Arrive: 05/14/16 7:00 AM||Depart: 05/14/16 7:00 PM|
Guided Sightseeing Option: Please see below for details on this option.
Enjoy a private chauffeur driven luxury sedan for “Guided Sightseeing” touring.
Livorno - Bolgheri
Meet your English-speaking driver-guide and private vehicle for a half-day excursion driving along the famous Viale dei Cipressi (Cypress Avenue) that leads to Bolgheri.
This is a scenic, straight avenue, about 3 miles long, bordered by majestic and ancient cypresses which end in front of the Castle of Bolgheri. The village, with its old historical center, the typical houses of stone and bricks, rich food and wine shops, small restaurants and taverns, is really an enchanting village. In the Bolgheri area and its surroundings, some of the best Tuscan wines renowned around the world are produced; you will enjoy a wine tasting at local vineyard.
Note: Many of the top wineries require an advance reservation.
Return to the ship.
*Gratuities have been prepaid. Additional gratuities are at guest’s discretion.
"At Your Leisure" Option: Please see below for details on this option.
Enjoy a private chauffeur driven luxury sedan for “At Your Leisure” touring. You decide where you want to go and what you want to see.*
*Mileage restrictions may apply.
Please review the Destination Guide below to help you plan your sightseeing.
Livorno serves as a convenient gateway to Tuscany - which is known for classic landscapes and lush vineyards. Visitors come to see great art centers of Florence, Lucca and Pisa - where names like Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Boticelli, da Vinci, Donatello and Dante come to mind. Pisa is known for its brilliant monuments, which include the 11th-century Cathedral, the Baptistery and the leaning Bell Tower. Lucca is one of the most handsome Romanesque cities in Europe. Its historic center features several fine old churches and lovely squares. Lucca is also known as home of composer Giacomo Puccini, whose birthplace is now a museum. Walking in the historic center, shopping in its elegant stores and enjoying a meal of renowned Tuscan cuisine are some highlights of this area. Downtown Livorno has a fine local market and a variety of fine shops and restaurants. Sights include the 14th-century Loggia della Signoria assembly hall in Florence; the Uffizi Gallery, which houses one of the world's famed museums and the Accademia best-known for Michelangelo's sculptures.