Tuscany School Music Tour

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Perform in beautiful and historic surroundings in Tuscany!

The beauty of Tuscany is incomparable, providing a truly striking and inspirational place for you to visit and perform. This region offers a variety of venues suitable for bands, orchestras and choirs, such as the Chiesa di San Michele in medieval Lucca and spectacular Tettucio Spa in Montecatini. You will have the opportunity to explore the city of Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance, and Pisa, to see its famous leaning tower.

Tuscany School Music Tour



7 days, 4 nights

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Suggested Itinerary

Day 1


Travel to Dover


Ferry/tunnel crossing


Overnight travel
Day 2


Arrive in Montecatini Terme Explore the resort


Evening meal at your accommodation followed by a rehearsal
Day 3


Head east for a full day in Florence


Visit the Duomo, Uffizi Gallery, Pitti Palazzo and Boboli Gardens


Late afternoon/early evening concert in Florence
Day 4


Depart for Lucca and visit the Puccini house Walk along the medieval walls


Visit Pisa and its famous leaning tower


Evening performance at a local holiday village
Day 5


Morning visit to Siena; home of the Palio horse race


Transfer to San Gimignano for an afternoon performance


Farewell evening meal
Day 6


Take the funicular to Montecatini Alto for some stunning views


Depart mid-afternoon for return journey to Calais


Overnight journey
Day 7


Ferry/tunnel crossing


Arrive back at school
  • 4 nights' half-board accommodation
  • Return executive coach travel (TV/video/WC/seatbelts)
  • Return ferry/tunnel crossings
  • Free staff place ratio 1:8
  • Detailed information pack
  • Arrangement of 3 concerts including publicity and advertising
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • Itinerary planning service
  • Motorway tolls and taxes
  • VAT


Nuovo Savi Hotel

This charming hotel located in the centre of Montecatini Terme is a perfect location for visiting groups.Comprised of two buildings on either side of the road, linked by a pelican crossing, the hotel offers good quality rooms, lovely traditional cuisine and a swimming pool for guests to use at their leisure.Students are generally accommodated in good sized, large, airy multi-bedded rooms, with staff housed in twin or single bedded rooms.

Hotel Mirò

A converted monastery in the centre of Montecatini Terme, the Hotel Mirò is a favourite for music groups touring Tuscany.Staff and students will typically be in twin rooms with en-suite facilities, air-conditioning, a TV and a safe.The hotel boasts a games room, WiFi in public areas and a Tuscan restaurant that serves delicious evening meals and hearty buffet breakfasts.


Leaning Tower of Pisa

The iconic symbol of Italy, Pisa's bell-tower would be a beautiful and architecturally significant building even without its famous lean.

Florence Cathedral

Florence's striking black, white and pink cathedral captures Italian architecture at the very beginning of the Renaissance. Brunelleschi's dome took

Uffizi Gallery

Florence's finest art gallery grew out of the private collection of the city's ruling de' Medici dynasty

Ponte Vecchio

Best known of all Florence's treasures, this glorious bridge was the only one of six spared by the retreating Germans

The Boboli Gardens (Giardino di Boboli)

The Boboli Gardens (Giardino di Boboli) are rich and extravagant pleasure-gardenswithphotogenic views over Florence. Designed by the Grand Dukes as

San Gimignano

San Gimignano is a small walled medieval hill town in the province of Siena, Tuscany, central Italy. It is mainly famous for its medieval architecture, especially its towers, which may be seen from several kilometers outside the town.

Palazzo Pitti

The Palazzo Pitti is a vast Renaissance palace in Florence, Italy. It is situated on the south side of the

Acqua Village Park

Water park with lots of activities, slides, pools and games. You can buy refreshments in the park from the ice cream parlour, sandwich bar and restaurants. Special attention is paid to the younger swimmers so you can bring even younger groups here.

Lucca & Puccini's Birthplace

Lucca is a stunning medieval city with winding streets and a fantastic atmosphere. Surrounding the large Old Town the wide city walls still stand which can now be navigated either on foot or by bicycle.


One of Italy's best preserved medieval towns, located in the heart of Tuscany.

Supporting you
every step of the way

Creating your
perfect tour

Your quote will be put together by an experienced Tour Adviser who’ll be an expert in music tours and will know the destination really well too. They’ll work with you to create a tour to suit your group’s needs and meet your tour objectives.

Launching your tour

The next step is to get your tour approved and then get your musicians signed up to it. Our ‘Trip Launch Pack’ will help you with this step. This is full of resources (all free to download) designed to make your life easier at this crucial point in the tour planning process.

you’ve booked

Once you’ve booked, your dedicated Itinerary Coordinator will start work on the finer details. They’ll make sure your itinerary makes the most of your time and they’ll take on most of the admin tasks for your trip (including making sure your concerts are well promoted).

Support while
you’re away

Throughout your music tour, we’ll be just a phone call away (24/7). Before you go, we’ll send you a final info pack and you’ll be able to access all your tour documents via the free Vamoos app.

your tour

When you return from your tour, we’ll ask you to complete a detailed feedback survey, so we can continue to improve the service we offer. And we can start planning your next tour, so you can give your musicians and their families plenty of time to pay for it (and so it’s less stressful for you). 

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