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Hotel Plaza e De Russie - Luxury holidays to Tuscany

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  • About this holiday

    Hotel Plaza e De Russie is a Liberty-style villa on the Tuscan coast which retains a majestic feel with elegant and tasteful furnishings. Just 50 metres from the beach, you are perfectly placed here to enjoy the beautiful Tyrrhenian Sea, whether it be via warm afternoon promenades, or via the astounding views from your room. This convenient location means that cities such as Florence, Siena and Pisa are only a short drive away.

    The journey and how you get there

    Flight from London to Pisa followed by a short car journey.

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with British Airways from London to Pisa in Euro Traveller, hire-car and bed and buffet breakfast.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Comfort double or twin room:
    £990 per person for 7 nights
    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Hotel code

    IE754

    Our opinion

     The Plaza e De Russie is a charming hotel right on the sea front in the timeless seaside resort of Viareggio.

    Hotel description

    This beautiful, Liberty-style villa was constructed in 1871 and was one of the first hotels in Viareggio, when the fishing village was becoming popular with wealthy aristocrats. The hotel was completely renovated in 1994 and retains its grand splendour with majestic marble bathrooms, the finest fabrics and furnishings and hand blown chandeliers from Murano. All the public rooms are elegantly furnished with the original hard wood floors and traditional furniture and antiques. The 50 bedrooms are tastefully furnished with cherry-wood furniture and delicate coloured fabrics. Some rooms overlook the internal courtyard, whilst others look out over the boulevard below or out to sea.
    The hotel’s restaurant, La Terrazza, is situated on the top floor and has magnificent panoramic views of the sea and the Apuan Alps behind Viareggio. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and the chef serves local specialities, with a particular emphasis on fish dishes.
    It is a short walk to Viareggio’s smart shops, bars and restaurants and the sandy beach of Viareggio is just across the road. The hotel allows guests complimentary use of the beach swimming pool, as well as sun loungers and a sun umbrella in peak season. Viareggio is the perfect place to stay should you be keen to visit Pisa, Lucca or the other seaside towns along the Versilia coast.

    Location

    Viareggio

    Official star rating

    4

    Annual opening

    All Year.

    Distance from airport

    25 km from Pisa Airport

    Closest airport

    Pisa Airport

    Room types

    Hotel Plaza e de Russie offers 50 rooms with bath or shower and wc, air-conditioning, satellite TV, safe, hairdryer, mini-bar and telephone.
    Comfort double or twin room.
    Superior double or twin room.
    Deluxe double or twin room.
    Junior Suite.

    Hotel facilities and services

    Bar, Panoramic Michelin Star Lunasia Restaurant, La Terrazza restaurant, private beach, outdoor parking, lift, room service (7am to midnight).

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Beach (1 Jun - 30 Sep), Cultural cities, Puccini Festival at Torre del Lago.

    Sports nearby

    Swimming pool on the beach open from 15 June – 31 August, Golf, Riding, Tennis, Fishing.

    Children

    Extra beds are only available in Deluxe Rooms and Junior Suites, and are free from children under two years old.

    Minimum stays

    4 nights from 20 July to 23 August, 2 nights at all other times.

    Other information

    • BOOK NOW

      Complete a simple booking form and e-mail it to us.

    • CALL US 01392 441245

      We are open Mon-Fri 9-17.30 Sat 9.30-16.00.

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      Let us know a convenient time to call you back to discuss your holiday.

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    Italy FAST FACTS

    Capital
    Rome
    Airport
    There is a very good scattering of international airports in Italy, with the main ones being Venice, Pisa, Milan, Rome, Bologna, Naples, Genoa, Turin and Bari; on Sicily, Catania is served by several airlines from the UK and on Sardinia you fly to Cagliari or Olbia.
    Currency
    Euro (£1 = Euro 1.30)
    Size
    Italy is roughly 650 miles long, but only about 100 miles wide
    Population
    60 million
    Average temperature
    Italy's temperature varies dramatically, from about 4 degrees in Turin in winter to 33 degrees in Sicily in summer, with snow year-round on the summits of the Pyrenees and Alps
    National holidays in Italy
    Some tourist attractions as well as banks etc may close on the following days:
    1 January
    6 January (Epiphany)
    Easter Monday
    25 April (Liberation Day)
    1 May (Labour Day)
    15 August (Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
    1 November (All Saints)
    8 December (Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
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    Boxing Day
    There are a number of local feast days that can affect conditions locally. In addition to the above days, museums are often closed on Mondays in Italy.

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