Bocelli Countryside Escape Tour

Tuscany Countryside Shore Excursion 

9 Hours

If you would like to learn more about the life of Maestro Andrea Bocelli, visit his places of origin, and discover the hidden gems of Tuscany, the Bocelli Countryside Escape is the perfect shore excursion for you! You will visit the medieval village of Volterra, discover Lajatico, the hometown of the tenor, and stroll around Pisa and its magnificent Piazza dei Miracoli. But there is more: this shore excursion will allow you to enjoy a unique Tuscan gastronomic experience as you will participate in an exclusive wine tasting and a delicious typical lunch.

Remember, all our services are customizable to your needs, so don’t hesitate to contact us to ask for more information.


As a first stop, your Bocelli Countryside Escape Tour will take you to Volterra, a little town famous for its well-preserved Roman Theater and its alabaster workshops. You will then move on to picturesque Lajatico, the village where Maestro Andrea Bocelli was born and where you will find the evocative Teatro del Silenzio, where the tenor holds his annual concert. You will visit the Bocelli family vineyards and participate in a tasting of their fine wines at Officine Bocelli. After a tour of the Bocelli Museum and an appetizing Tuscan lunch, you will depart for Pisa, where you will visit the beautiful Piazza dei Miracoli before returning to your drop-off location.

Overview of the Tour

The Bocelli Countryside Escape Shore Excursion is the perfect combination of art, culture, and gastronomic experience.

The Countryside Escape Shore Excursion will retrace Andrea Bocelli’s origins by visiting the city of Volterra and his hometown, Lajatico.
You will get the chance to visit Teatro del Silenzio, the venue of Mastro Bocelli‘s most famous and suggestive concert. 

You will then move on to Bocelli Museum and enjoy a tasteful Tuscan lunch at the Bocelli Restaurant. The lunch will be accompanied by a tasting of the Bocelli wines, by Alessio Bocelli, Maestro Bocelli’s nephew. 

The Bocelli Countryside Shore Excursion will end in Pisa where you will admire its breathtaking Miracle Square and the renowned Leaning Tower.

overview of the activities

The Bocelli Countryside Escape Shore Excursion includes the following activities:

Pickup at La Spezia Port

  • Visit of Volterra
  • Tour of Lajatico, Andrea Bocelli’s hometown
  • Teatro del Silenzio
  • Bocelli vineyards
  • Bocelli Restaurant
  • Bocelli Museum
  • Pisa

Return and drop off at La Spezia Port

Detailed itinerary

detailed itinerary 

On this Bocelli Countryside Escape Shore Excursion, our professional English Speaking Driver will pick you up at the Port of La Spezia and drive you to the medieval town of Volterra. The town is well known for its alabaster crafts and roman amphitheatre.
Then, the Countryside Escape Shore Excursion move on to Lajatico, Maestro Bocelli’s hometown. 
Here you will tour and admire the Teatro del Silenzio, the venue of Bocelli’s most-awaited concert of the year.  
The Countryside Escape Shore Excursion continues with a visit to the Bocelli Family vineyards, where you will learn more about the winemaking process.
Afterwards, you will enjoy a tasteful Tuscan meal at Bocelli Restaurant.
Lunch will be served with Bocelli wines on a guided tasting by Alessio Bocelli, the Maestro’s nephew.
Finally, this Bocelli Countryside Escape Shore Excursion will end with a tour to Pisa: you will take a stroll through Miracle Square and admire the Leaning Tower.
At the end of the day, your English-speaking driver will escort you back to La Spezia Port. 

Included services

Throughout the duration of this tour, you will be escorted by an English-speaking Driver in a luxury Mercedes Benz Vehicle. 

All transfers are arranged with a private and comfortable Mercedes-Benz vehicle with A/C.

The Bocelli Countryside Escape Shore Excursion includes private transfers from and to La Spezia Port. It also comprises internal transfers from a region/city to another. 

Extra requests are always welcome and need to be notified upfront. Each additional request costs € 50/hour.

All menus are made by 4 courses. 
All meals are inclusive of  ½ lt of wine, water or 33cl soft drinks per person. 
Any extras will be paid separately at the restaurant.

some tasting meals, all the requests will be paid extra directly to the restaurant.

The Countryside Escape Shore Excursion package covers a visit to the Bocelli Family’s Vineyards & Museum and a guided wine tasting of Bocelli Wines. 

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Tour overview

Duration: 9 Hours


  • Pick-up at the port of Livorno or La Spezia
  • Volterra visit
  • Tour of Lajatico and Teatro del Silenzio
  • Bocelli family vineyards tour
  • Bocelli wine tasting at Officine Bocelli Restaurant
  • Bocelli Museum visit
  • Lunch at Officine Bocelli Restaurant
  • Pisa visit
  • Drop-off at the port of Livorno or La Spezia

Detailed itinerary

Transfer from the Port of Livorno or La Spezia to Volterra

Step into a comfortable, air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz and be chauffeured to Volterra, the first destination of your Bocelli Countryside Escape Tour. Your private English-speaking driver will pick you up at the ports of Livorno or La Spezia and will be at your complete disposal for the entire duration of this amazing Tuscany Countryside Shore Excursion.

Volterra Visit

Your adventure begins in Volterra, a medieval town that offers breathtaking views. As you walk through its quaint streets, you will notice the many craft stores and alabaster workshops for which the town is so famous, and you will feel the charm of its past as you admire its buildings and one of the best-preserved Roman-era jewels in Italy: the Roman amphitheater.

Tour of Lajatico and Teatro del Silenzio

Your Bocelli Countryside Escape Tour continues to Lajatico. Located in the province of Pisa and nestled on a hill, this small town is the birthplace of Maestro Bocelli and home to the striking Teatro del Silenzio. The natural open-air theater is embellished with works of art of international artists and every July hosts the annual concert of Andrea Bocelli, its honorary president, which attracts fans from all over the world. When you breathe in the atmosphere of this place, you will understand why Andrea Bocelli chose it for one of his most important events.

Bocelli Family Vineyards Tour and Wine Tasting at Officine Bocelli Restaurant

Lajatico is also home to the Bocelli family estate, which has been winemaking for nearly three centuries and producing goods such as olive oil and honey. You will have the opportunity to take a tour of their vineyards, discovering more about the winemaking process, and to taste their wines. In fact, a member of the Bocelli family will welcome you at Officine Bocelli and take you on a guided tasting of their whites and reds before leaving you to visit the Museum, located in the same building.

Bocelli Museum Visit and Lunch at Officine Bocelli Restaurant

The Bocelli Museum is a magical place for the fans of the great tenor. Inside you can retrace the Maestro's successes, observe the photos of his most important events, and get excited by looking closely at the costumes used on stage, his musical instruments, and other objects capable of telling the story of the artist. Before leaving for Pisa, it is a good idea to refresh yourself: a delicious lunch of Tuscan flavors will be waiting for you at the Officine Bocelli Restaurant. Buon appetito!

Tour of Pisa and Piazza dei Miracoli

After a delicious lunch, you will visit the beautiful city of Pisa. Although it is known worldwide for the Leaning Tower, the city offers many historical and artistic sights, and many of them are located right next to the tower. In fact, you will visit Piazza del Duomo, also known as the Square of Miracles, that will captivate you with its Baptistery, the Campo Santo, which is a monumental cemetery, the Cathedral, and its bell tower, which is the Leaning Tower itself!

Transfer to your Cruise Ship at the Port of Livorno or La Spezia

Your extraordinary shore excursion across the Tuscany countryside concludes as your private English-speaking driver takes you back to your cruise ship departure point at the port of Livorno or La Spezia. You will bid farewell to your shore excursion glad to have had a unique experience among the art, culture, and gastronomy of Tuscany!

Included services

Activities mentioned in the Detailed Itinerary
Day Tours
English-Speaking Driver
Meals & Beverages
Mercedes-Benz Vehicle with A/C
Tour Operator Insurance
Wine Tasting
Yoga Sessions
Wine Tasting
Tour Operator Insurance
Teatro del Silenzio Tickets
Sound 6D Pillows Relaxing Experience
Private Shopper
Personal Shopper
P.P.G. Studios and CD recording
Museum/Monument skip line tickets
Mini Concert
Mercedes-Benz Vehicle with A/C
Meals & Beverages
Licensed Guides
Lajatica Creams Treatment
Ferry Tickets
English-Speaking Driver
Day Tours
Beach Tent
Activities mentioned in the Detailed Itinerary

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