Welcome to Montecatini, a charming spa town in the heart of the Tuscan hills, in the province of Pistoia. Moving among parks, gardens, villas and spas you will enter the atmosphere of the early twentieth century, you can relax and enjoy the healing properties of the spring waters.
Montecatini is a small town where time seems to have stopped. The clock hands are still to indicate the early years of the last century, years in which spa tourism flourished in Italy and Montecatini became one of its capitals. During a holiday in these parts you will thus have the opportunity to visit establishments such as the Terme Excelsior, where you can immerse yourself in the healing waters, see the rooms of the ancient casino and appreciate the architectural structures inspired by the Florentine Renaissance.
This area is also famous for the delicacies it offers: Montecatini waffles, filled with Apulian hazelnut cream, or Lamporecchio brigidini, with a slight aroma of anise.
Thanks to its privileged location in the heart of central-northern Tuscany, Montecatini is an excellent choice for those wishing to reach the magnificent historic centers of Florence, Pistoia, Lucca and Pisa in just a few minutes. In just over half an hour myTour from Montecatini takes you to Piazza dei Miracoli in Pisa, with a guided tour of the Leaning Tower, or the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, to admire the masterpieces of the Renaissance masters, entering with a skip-the-line ticket. But it doesn't end there, with myTour you can enjoy the Cinque Terre from Montecatini in comfort. The Cinque Terre tour in one day takes you to Monterosso, Manarola, Vernazza and Riomaggiore, the seaside villages protected by UNESCO.
Today one of the most famous areas of the city is the Montecatini Alto district, a very well preserved medieval village. But for several centuries this settlement was an autonomous municipality, which was called Montecatini Val di Nievole.
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