This day is to explore the northern part of Tuscany visiting the town of Lucca and the coast of Tuscany.
After you are greeted at the port by your English speaking driver, you will make your way via the countryside to the lovely town of Lucca. The walled city is home to many beautiful churches, palaces and piazzas The home of composer Puccini is located in the town’s center and open to visitors as well. You will spend portion of your morning here walking the streets of this peaceful town and see the main church, Duomo di San Martino.
Your driver will then take you to the small provincial town of Forte dei Marmi. A seaside resort looking out onto the southernmost part of the Ligurian Sea, it takes its name from the fortress in the centre of the town that was built to defend the port which is until today where the marble is to be shipped all over the world. Last stop is to visit Viareggio also another seaside resort, famous for its Carnival (the first one was launched in 1873) parading along the seafront every year. Here you can walk on the beach and admire the terrianian sea before heading back to the port.
All rates are payable in cash (Euros only) at the end of the tour. Traveler's checks are also accepted with an additional commission fee of 10%. We do not accept credit cards.
Services include pickup from and drop-off back at your cruise ship in one of our luxury vehicles by an English-speaking driver.
Lunch, gratuities, and any entrance fees to attractions are not included. Also please note that we may change the order of the itinerary at our discretion.
It is our pleasure to organize personalized wine tastings and tours. Please indicate at time of booking if you have any special requests. Also, please note that wine tastings and tours of the individual wineries are not included in our fees.
Please note that minibus up to 15 and 24 seats are not available for this excursion!
Note: Because of security and lack of space in the port of La Spezia, all vehicles are forbidden from entering the port. You would need to take a shuttle to exit the port and your will meet you right where the shuttle stops.