INTERESTING ATTRACTIONS IN THE SURROUNDING AREAS
Moving from Montecatini Terme through Tuscany is easy. It is placed on an advantageous position thanks to its equidistance from the main tourism resorts which are just a short distance away. You only need a few minutes to arrive in Pistoia and Lucca, half an hour to Florence, Pisa and the Versilia coast, and just over an hour to Siena and Arezzo.
Here are some suggestions about the areas situated in the surrounding area for people who want to visit less known, but very interesting historical, cultural, and gastronomical places and landscapes:
Pistoia, important art city rich in history and culture;
The medieval villiages deep in history and peacefulness (Massa, Cozzile, Buggiano, Uzzano, Pescia, the Svizzera Pesciatina, Serravalle, Monsummano Alto, Montevettolini, Cecina di Larciano, S. Baronto);
The ancient villiage of Collodi and at its foot, Park of Pinocchio, where children (but also adults) can bring the history of the most famous puppet in the world alive;
Monsummano Terme and the Grotta Giusti a natural thermal grotto;
The Montalbano, an ancient part of the great hunting ground of the Grand Duke named “Barco Reale”, on which today olives and vineyards grow, with an important and valuable production of red wines;
Vinci, the native land of Leonardo;
The Padule di Fucecchio, Nature Reserve: great area which, with its extent of about 1800 hectares, which is Italian’s biggest marsh (wildlife observatories, guided tours, cross walks and bike paths);
The Lake of Sibolla, Nature Reserve: botanical jewel for the various rare species of plants.
A holiday at Montecatini Terme offers many opportunities and we can guarantee: if you come here you cannot help but love it.