Three Days of Glorious Melodic Inspiration.
Bocelli Sound of Excellence TourOur brand new Bocelli Sound of Excellence Tour is dedicated to those who are passionate about Italy’s finest composers and singers. From Puccini’s mesmerizing lake of Villone Puccini to Maestro Bocelli’s gentle hometown scenarios, be ready to dive into a world of beauty and timeless elegance, where our greatest creatives have found their true inspiration. While on the Bocelli Sound of Excellence Tour, you will discover the serene landscapes of Pisa, Lucca, Villone Puccini as well as the Valdera countryside.
Luxury AccomodationsIn true spirit of the Bocelli Sound of Excellence Tour, you will have the unique opportunity of being accommodated at the private Bocelli FarmHouse Apartments.
Bocelli Sound of Excellence ActivitiesVisit the exclusive P.P.G Recording Studios and naturally the popular Azienda Bocelli canteens of Poggioncino, where you will be enjoying their exclusive wine production along with the Bocelli Family. Our Bocelli Sound of Excellence Tour truly makes the perfect experience for those with a love for music, culture and Italian cuisine.
Day One: Enjoy the wonderful town of Lucca in Tuscany, home of Giacomo Puccini
On the first sensational day of your Bocelli Sound of Excellence Tour you will greeted by your English Speaking Driver, which will pick you up from your own accommodation or an airport/train station in Tuscany or Rome.
Your informative English Speaking Driver will be assist you the duration of your Bocelli Sound of Excellence Tour. He will be glad to provide you and your party with information on the local sightseeing, useful tips when holidaying in Italy as well the chance to have a good conversation in fluent English on the local folklore.
Your driver guide will chauffeur you, in a luxurious and comfortable company vehicle, to the medieval and incredibly charming city of Lucca where you will meet your Licensed Guide. You will visit the stunning Piazza del Mercato, where you will pay a visit to the local Conservatory, where the Bocelli’ s have studied cultivated their vocal talents.
You will then move on to visit the historic centre of Lucca, including the Puccini Museum and his native house. You will then enjoy a panoramic walk over the famous medieval Walls of Lucca, the perfect chance to admire the picturesque town from above. After a delicious lunch, you will be chauffeured to the Bocelli FarmHouse for check in and relax time.
Day Two: Visit Pisa and sightsee in Florence
After breakfast at a cafè near the Bocelli FarmHouse, your English Speaking Driver will pick you up and accompany you to the glorious city of Pisa, where you will visit the renowned Campanile also known as the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa.
You will have time to enjoy the unique panorama and have the chance to take great pictures. You will be then visiting Piazza dei Miracoli (The square of Miracles) previously named the Piazza del Duomo, here you will be also able to admire the local Dome and Baptistery with their Camposanto (Holy Field).
Your English Speaking Driver will then accompany you to Piazza dei Cavalieri, where Maestro Andrea Bocelli performed for a huge number of fans in 1997. While in Pisa, you will also visit the majestic Teatro Verdi of Pisa, where Maestro Bocelli has repeatedly performed. There you may take a guided tour of its impressive architecture and production sectors.
After a delicious four course lunch in Pisa, you will be chauffeured to Florence for a sightseeing tour. You will remain in awe by its spectacular architecture and art. On your sightseeing tour you will visit Piazza della Signoria, the amazing Duomo, Ponte Vecchio and Piazzale Michelangelo where you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the Renaissance city.
After this culture rich day, you will be chauffeured back to the Bocelli FarmHouse to relax and prepare for dinner. End your day with a delicious Tuscan meal at a nearby trattoria .
Day Three: Explore the Recording Studio of the Maestro on our Bocelli Backstage Day Tour
On the third day of your unforgettable Bocelli Sound of Excellence Tour you will be pampering your creative soul with a very exciting visit to the the Pierpaolo Guerrini Studios, also known as Maestro Bocelli’s preferred local recording studios, with a very unique chance to discover how his lyrical masterpieces where brought to life. Before leaving the comfort of the Bocelli Family FarmHouse, however, you will enjoy fabulous breakfast in the local café of Lajatico ,including both sweet and savoury Italian specialities. Afterwards, your English Speaking Driver will chauffeur you directly to the recording studios, nestled in the heart of Valdera.
9 am –After breakfast your English Speaking Driver will chaffeur you to Maestro Bocelli’s top recording location: the Pierpaolo Guerrini Recording Studios. The driver will also explain to you everything you’ll need to know about these wonderful Valdera countryside landscapes.
Upon arrival at the P.P.G Studios you will be welcomed by Maestro Pierpaolo and his professional team of Creatives. You will be introduced to the studios and take an informative tour in the local control rooms where Maestro Bocelli has arranged and registered many of his lyrical works. The studio is professionally equipped with only the highest quality facilities including outboard, vintage and modern instruments, equalizers, preamplifiers and compressors which are second to none.
After your guided studio tour, you will enjoy a light brunch with regional Tuscan products and soft beverages in the company of Maestro Pierpaolo and then continue your morning tour throughout the Studio facilities.
You will then enjoy your lunch break in the local restaurant, immersed in the beautiful countryside overlooking Volterra. This traditional Trattoria offers only the best selection of Tuscan dishes, including regional specialties and locally produced wine.
After your well deserved lunch immersion, your English Speaking Driver will accompany you back to the P.P.G studios where you will enjoy a multimedia tour of Maestro Bocelli’s recording sessions and the creative development of his greatest hits, including a few unpublished recordings which you wouldn’t be able to admire otherwise.
After having explored the recording scenarios of Maestro Bocelli your driver will chauffeur you back to your Bocelli FarmHouse apartment where you will have time to relax. You will then be taken to a typical restaurant situated close to Volterra. Here, you will cherish a very tasty selection of Tuscan specialties with unforgettable regional wine. When finished, you will return to the farmhouse where you will have the rest of the evening to spend your time as you wish
Day Four: Bocelli Countryside Escape Day Tour
Start your day with a delicious Italian breakfast before being greeted by your English Speaking Driver ready to chauffeur you to your first stop - the gorgeous antique town of Volterra. The town is filled with compelling history as you will witness as you visit the town’s ancient Roman Amphitheater and the remarkable architecture of the Piazza dei Priori. Before being chauffeured to your next stop, you will have time to take a stroll and visit the artisan shops and cafés.
You will then be accompanied by your English Speaking Driver to Maestro Bocelli’s hometown of Lajatico, where you will have the honor of visiting the Teatro del Silenzio, where Maestro Bocelli performs annually for thousands of fans that travel from all over the world. Afterwards you will be accompanied to the Bocelli FarmHouse, where you will be surrounded by the delightful views and scents of the Bocelli Family olive groves and vineyards.
On your tour of the vineyards, you will learn about the cultivation and harvesting of grapes and the process of making delicious wine. In the Bocelli Cellars you will finally be able to have a taste of the enticing flavors of wine and have the opportunity to purchase Bocelli wine and olive oil.
After your tour and wine tasting, your English Speaking Driver will chauffeur you to a marvelous Tuscan restaurant where you will dine like royalty and enjoy a sensational four course lunch filled with the exquisite flavors of Tuscany. Your final stop will be Pisa: visit the Piazza dei Miracoli and witness the infamous Leaning Tower, along with the city centre.
After your eventful Bocelli Countryside Escape Tour, your English Speaking Driver will then transfer you back to your apartment at the Bocelli FarmHouse. You will spend the rest of the evening as you wish before having another delectable Tuscan dinner at a restaurant nearby.
Day Five: Checkout and dropoff service
On the fourth and final day of your unforgettable Bocelli Sound of Excellence Tour you will enjoy yet another luscious breakfast meal at the local cafe before gathering your belongings and bidding a fond farewell to the peaceful Bocelli estates.
After your final morning check out, your English Speaking Driver will take you directly to your local departure point within the region of Tuscany or to the Airport of Fiumicino where you will have plenty of time to spare before catching your train or airplane.
English Speaking Driver
Multilingual translator (can be REQUESTED)
Private Mercedes Sedan/Van
In the meals price are included ½ lt of wine, water or soft drinks 33cl per person, anything else will be paid extra directly to the restaurant.
The menu will be composed by 4 courses or some tasting meals, all the requests will be paid extra directly to the restaurant
Day tours (9.00-17.30)
Any extra requests must be notified and it will cost 50 Euro per hour
Guided tours of the vineyard of the FarmHouse
English Speaking Licensed Guide (Lucca)
Wine tastings (Bocelli cellar )
Visit of P.G.G. Studios
Tour operator insurance