Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort & Spa is a building of great charm located amongst the the Serchio Valley, the corner of the most fascinating and mysterious Tuscany. Resting between the Apuan Alps and the Tuscan Emiliano Apennine it is unique for the particularly rich vegetation that offers the traveller a true natural sight, embellished by the enchanting cornice of the mountains. In these places, custodians of ancient memories, where nature and art, legends and traditions admirably merge, you can see amongst chestnuts and thick rays of sunshine, small villages where time seems to stand still.
The Resort is located within a park of 600 hectares, where the modern design by “Renaissance Hotels” meets the colors, the perfumes and shapes of the greenest and uncontaminated Tuscan nature. The hotel is only one hour distance from the beautiful touristic cities of Lucca, Pisa and Florence and affords 180 rooms including: Classic, Superior, Executive, Deluxe, Balcony Deluxe, Junior Suite, Suite, Presidential and Penthouse, some with a wonderful view of the valley.
The rooms have been designed in every detail, shape, material and color, to offer the guests comfortable locations. All rooms are equipped with large and comfortable beds, HD LCD televisions, Wi-Fi, minibar and for the lovers of landscapes, a wonderful view of the mountains overlooking the Serchio Valley.
Please note that only a limited number of single rooms are available. Participants will share a double use room.
Airport G. Galilei - Pisa
Airport Phone: +39 050 849111
Hotel direction: 43.6 miles N
Estimated taxi fare: 130 EUR (one way)
Peretola - Amerigo Vespucci Airport - Florence
Airport Phone: +39 055 30315
Hotel direction: 65.2 miles N
Estimated taxi fare: 170 EUR (one way)
There will be shuttles from Pisa Airport to the hotel on the days of arrival and departure
23 July: 11 am, 3 pm and 7 pm.
Registration will be available from June.
Barga-Gallicano railway station (the closest to the Resort) - 5 km
Lucca railway station - 40 km
Florence, Pisa railway station (with almost hourly, EuroStar, inter-city trains arriving from the south (Naples-Rome) and from northern Europe (via Turin-Milan)).
Line: Pisa Centrale – Lucca Aulla; Train stop: Barga-Gallicano (approx. 5km to Il Ciocco).
From Rome or Bologna: A1 motorway until Florence, then A11 motorway until exit for Lucca.
From Genoa: A12 motorway to Viareggio then A11 motorway until exit for Lucca.
From Milan: A15 "Cisa" motorway to Viareggio then A11 motorway until exit for Lucca.
From Lucca: follow signs to "Abetone". When signs for Castelnuovo di Garfagnana appear, follow them.
At 31.6 km, you will reach Galiciano, and at 36.6 km you will reach Ponte di Campia.
At 36.9 km, turn right and cross a bridge over the river. Immediately turn left, up the hill. At 38.4 km, turn left into Il Ciocco.
How to get there: www.ciocco.it