Welcome to Pistoia


On Wednesdays and Saturdays a morning market transforms Pistoia's main square, Piazza del Duomo, as well as its surrounding streets, into a lively sea of blue awnings and jostling shoppers. Otherwise, on Monday to Saturday peruse open-air stalls heaped with seasonal fruit and vegetables on tiny Piazza della Sala.


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$124.19 Transfers & Ground Transport

Rome to Tuscany Hotels Private Arrival Transfer

Arrange your private transfer for a time to suit your schedule, and then meet your friendly driver in Rome to travel directly to your hotel in Tuscany. Sit back and relax while using the onboard wifi, if you wish. The transfer service covers the provinces of Florence, Siena, Arezzo, Grosseto, Prato and Livorno, but does not cover Pisa, Pistoia, Massa, Carrara and Lucca.Whether you’re traveling individually, with a partner or in a group, your ground transport needs will be covered by this private inter-city transfer service. Avoid the confusion of taxis or public transport and enjoy a hassle-free start to your vacation in Italy’s gorgeous Tuscany.When making a booking, you will need to advise your flight or Rome hotel details and your Tuscany accommodation details. Your transfer will be confirmed instantaneously and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. Approximately 24-48 hours prior to your arrival in Rome, you will be required to reconfirm exact pickup time and place (the contact number will be provided on your travel voucher).Price is per person, based on 8 adults per car/vehicle.

$124.19 Transfers & Ground Transport

Tuscany Hotels to Rome Private Departure Transfer

When your Tuscan vacation is over, meet your friendly driver to travel directly to your Rome hotel or Rome Fiumicino Airport. Sit back and relax while using the onboard wifi, if you wish. The transfer service covers the provinces of Florence, Siena, Arezzo, Grosseto, Prato and Livorno, but does not cover Pisa, Pistoia, Massa, Carrara and Lucca.Whether you’re traveling individually, as a couple or in a group, your ground transport needs are covered by this private hotel and airport transport service from your hotel in Tuscany. Avoid the confusion of taxis or public transport and enjoy a hassle-free end to your Tuscan vacation.When making a booking, you will need to advise your flight details or Rome hotel details as well as your Tuscany hotel accommodation details. Your transfer will be confirmed instantaneously and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. Approximately 24 - 48 hours prior to your departure from Tuscany you will be required to reconfirm exact pickup time and place (the contact number will be provided on your travel voucher).Price shown is per person, based on 8 adults per car/vehicle.

$81.10 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Pistoia, Tuscany: Tuscan Food Walking Tour with Italian Brunch

Meet your guide at Pistoia Railway Station at 10:30am and stroll to the center of the old city to explore the medieval narrow lanes surrounding Sala Square, which that date back to the 8th century. Visit a lively local market and browse stalls full of fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables. By now you'll have worked up an appetite, so its time to check out some of Pistoia's many traditional delis, tasting local products such as schiacciata (Tuscan flatbread) and more. Head to Duomo Square, where your guide will explain the history of San Zeno Cathedral and its silver St. James altar, made by renaissance master Filippo Brunelleschi. Continuing onwards, visit historic sites such as the 14th-century Baptistery, Pretoria Palace, the old Town Hall, and the historic frieze at the Ceppo Pilgrimage Hospital. Finish the tour at one of Pistoia's most historic restaurants, where you will enjoy a traditional brunch including cured meats such as finocchiona salami, mortadella, and prosciutto crudo, paired with bruschetta and extra virgin olive oil made in the Pistoia hills. Wash it all down with some good local wine, and don't forget to leave some space for a selection of handmade desserts.

$137.99 Cultural & Theme Tours

Guided Tour of Florence and Pistoia Highlights with Traditional Tuscan Lunch

Our private walking tour starts every day, it will last approximately 5 hours, including the walking tour in Florence and Pistoia, the local train to reach Pistoia from Florence and the way back, a traditional lunch in Pistoia.Our professional and fully licensed tour guide will spend all the time with you sharing all the important arts and historical facts and tasting delicious wine and local food specialties. We can arrange vegetarians and gluten-free options, please be sure to mention any diet restrictions and/or allergies during the booking.Please be sure to wear comfortable shoes, be hungry and eager to learn; there will be much to see, taste and drink.Florence does not really needs presentations, is one of the most famous city in the world, you will be astonished by the beauty of the Duomo, the holiness of the Baptistery, the majesty of the Bell tower, no visit to Florence is complete without at least some time spent dawdling on the Ponte Vecchio, looking at the glittering jeweler's shops along the bridge.After 2 hours and 30 minutes we will get a local train to reach Pistoia, we prefer to get a train instead of a car in order to relax viewing the countryside landscape and avoiding the mad commuting traffic.In Pistoia we will enjoy a traditional Tuscan lunch, starting with a rich tagliere with cured meat, pecorino cheese and bruschettas, in Italy there’s no lunch without a mouthwatering pasta dish.After this delicious lunch break there’s nothing better than a leisurely walk in a charming quiet medieval town.In Pistoia you will see all the main monuments and attractions, such as: the Romanesque church S. Andrea, the Ospedale del Ceppo, Piazza del Duomo with its cathedral, baptistery and intact medieval palaces, Dealla Sala square and many other astonishing sites.This tour is a delightful combination of food, wine and history, at the end of the tour your belly, heart and soul will be fully content, we will say our goodbyes after having shared a great experience that we are sure will stay with you forever!The minimum number of participants is 2.

$160.99 Day Trips & Excursions

Train and Bike Day Tour to Marconi's Villa and Thermal Baths from Bologna

Route:Sasso Marconi is the village that owes its name to the big cliff that dominates the river Reno, and to Guglielmo Marconi, the scientist that invented the radio and wireless communication. It is worthwhile to visit Villa Griffone in Pontecchio, which houses the scientist’s mausoleum and the Marconi Museum. The "Dè Rossi" palace and the ancient village of Colle Ameno, Sasso Marconi offer many typical foods, like wine, chestnuts and truffles.Porretta Terme is located on the boarder of the Province of Pistoia on the edge of the Bologna Apennines. This little town is also a famous spa destination, famous since the Roman Empire and renowned for its spring waters which contain sulfur, sodium chloride, bromide and iodide. It is the perfect starting place for nature hikes in the greenery of the surrounding hills and mountains.

$286.33 Cultural & Theme Tours

Pistoia: private walking tour with a local guide

On this 2.5-hour private tour you'll walk through the medieval city of Pistoia to discover its most important squares, palaces, churches and ancient buildings. In fact, although not visited as much as other cities in Tuscany, Pistoia presents a well-preserved and charming medieval city inside the old walls. Following your dedicated guide, these are the sites you'll see along the tour: - Church of San Giovanni Fuorcivitas - Piazza della Sala with the "Pozzo del Leoncino" - Piazza Duomo with a visit inside the dome and the Silver Altar of San Jacopo (optional, € 2.50 per person) - Palazzo Pretorio and its frescoed atrium - The Baptistry (external and internal) - Ospedale del Ceppo with the "Robbian frieze" - Church of Sant'Andrea with the pulpit by Giovanni Pisano A rich and interesting tour to discover an authentic typical Italian medieval city in the beautiful region of Tuscany.