LA SCUOLA Holiday Home with pool in Tuscany

What to do when at La Scuola Holiday Home

You surely have read up on all the things there are to see and do in Tuscany. Come and enjoy the beauty of the Tuscan countryside, the sights and sounds of daily life! Tuscany has so much to offer!

To find out more about these, and other places of interest, click on the links.


Pistoia Zoo

Via Pieve a Celle, 106 Pistoia

Home of over 600 animals including about 65 species of mammals, 40 species of birds and 30 of reptiles. Open every day - Monday to Saturday 9:00-18:00 Sunday until 19:00

http://www.zoodipistoia.it/index_eng.php


Botanical Gardens of Parco delle Mura - Lucca

via del Giardino Botanico, 14 Lucca

From April to the end of Oct the park is open every day from 10 a.m. Closing times vary. 

http://www.operadellemura.it/parcodellemura/botanico_presentazione.asp


Whale and dolphin watching trips in Viareggio

Piazza Palombari dell'Artiglio (touristic harbour "La Madonnina") , Viareggio (LU)

Day long whale and dolphin watching trips in the Pelagos sanctuary with the only Tuscan licenced guide. From 6 to 20 in boat with lunch provided.

http://www.cetusresearch.org/


Inspiring Ideas for a Rainy Day: Caverns and Caves

Antro del Corchia: Corchia's cavern

Via IV Novembre 70, Levigliani di Stazzema (LU)

Marble caves on the southern slope of the Corchia Mountain (1678 ms). Guided tours available in July, August and first half of September from 10:00 - 17:00.

http://www.antrocorchia.it

Vergemoli (LU)


Situated in the centre of the Apuan Alps' Natural Park, this is one of the most complete European caves, presenting an extraordinary variety of phenomena which are outlined with competence and precision by expert speleological guides. One, two or three hour tours to discover stalactites and stalagmites, polychrome flowstone, alabaster curtains and crystal-brimmed lakes at Grotta del Vento.

http://www.grottadelvento.com/grotta/


Kayak Trips on Massaciuccoli Lake, near Viareggio

Via di Montramito San Rocchino, Viareggio (LU)

Courses and excursions in kayaks on Lake Massaciuccoli with Circolo Kayak Airone. 10 single kayaks and 1 Canadian kayak available for use. Maximum of 20 people. Trips last 3-4 hours.

http://www.aptversilia.it/it/sport/Club-kayak-Airone_30.html


Migliarino San Rossore Massaciuccoli Park

Via Aurelia Nord 4, 56122 Pisa

One of the two regional parks in Tuscany. The park extends along the coast of Pisa and Lucca. Activities include horse riding, guided nature walks, bicycle tours and bird watching on lake Massaciuccoli.

http://www.parcosanrossore.org/intro


Museo Piaggio "Giovanni Alberto Agnelli"

Viale Rinaldo Piaggio 7 - 56025 Pontedera (PI)

Automobile and locomotive museum. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 - 18:00. Entrance is free.

http://www.museopiaggio.it/


Pinocchio Park and Villa Garzoni Gardens

Via S. Gennaro, 3 - 51014 Collodi Pescia (PT)

Pinocchio based theme park in the medieval village of Collodi, birthplace of the author Carlo Lorenzini of the adventures of Pinocchio. 

http://www.pinocchio.it/eng/pinocchio/

Piazza della Vittoria, 1 - 51014 Collodi Pescia (PT)

Beautiful Villa Garzoni Gardens

http://www.pinocchio.it/eng/giardinogarzoni/

Piazza della Vittoria, 1 - 51014 Collodi Pescia (PT)

Learn and get to know butterflies at Collodi Butterfly House 

http://http://www.pinocchio.it/eng/butterflyhouse/