The two beautiful Italian cities of Pisa and Florence are easier than ever to get to with hundreds of daily flights into their respective airports. Easyjet, Ryanair, British Airways, and Alitalia all offer direct flights from the UK, which take just over 2 hours, making this area of Italy the perfect destination for a long weekend in the sun.
Rather than sticking with the tourists in the city, why not head out into the Tuscan countryside to Montecatini Terme, one of the largest spa towns in Italy. Here you can enjoy a luxurious break at the 5 star Montecatini Palace.
This magnificent hotel enjoys a perfect location in the center of Montecatini Terme and around €100 EUR in a taxi from Pisa or Florence airport. Public transport is a cheaper way to get to Montecatini Terme.
The hotel itself is located right next to a beautiful park and is a short walk from shopping areas, as well as being a short walk from the famous thermal baths.
Style & Character
This 5-star hotel dates back to 1910 and boasts an elegant, Art-Nouveau design. The hotel has retained its unique original facade and at the same time offers a spectacular modern and impressive interior design.
Service & Facilities
Enjoy relaxed luxury in and around the rooftop pool. The pool and sundeck have views overlooking Montecatini Terme and there is also an extensive fitness center at the hotel. Inside, the indoor pool offers hydromassage. The spa is also super, offering a variety of treatments, a sauna, Turkish bath, ice room, sensory shower, and chromotherapy.
The rooms are simple but stylish. Understated, luxurious, and modern. They were recently refurbished and as you would expect, each room features air conditioning, satellite LCD TV, and a minibar. The bathroom is complete with a hairdryer, bathrobes, slippers, and toiletries.
Food & Drink
Breakfast is generous at the Montecatini Palace, truly 5 star. In the evenings you can enjoy the traditional Tuscan cuisine at the in-house restaurant and a drink from the bar out on the veranda.
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