Amongst the hotels in downtown Montecatini, the Grand Hotel Tettuccio is in a really privileged location: facing Montecatini’s main street, it is right in front of the huge Parco termale (Thermal Park) set in the pinewood that houses the famous thermal facilities of Montecatini Terme. The salty-sulphate-alcaline waters of Montecatini, with precious salts and minerals such as bromine, calcium, chlorine, iodine, lithium, magnesium, potassium, sodium and sulphate have always been known for their beneficial properties (liver purification and cholesterol reduction, relief from respiratory problems, improvement of rheumatic ailments and other orthopaedic problems, ect.). They have determined the great development of Montecatini as a prestigious thermal holiday spot during the end of the Nineteenth century, making it the European Capital frequently visited by famous names of the Belle ‘poque period such as Rossini, Verdi, Strauss, D’Annunzio and many others.
The evidence of a magnificent past today is united with the most advanced thermal cures that come together with modern ones ofwellness centers and make accommodations in hotels of Montecatini very pleasant experiences. Amongst all the hotels, the Grand Hotel Tettuccio is one of the historic 4 star hotels in Montecatini. Close to the spas, located on the street where pedestrians stroll and shop, guests can easily arrive to it from the train station (5 minutes by foot) and from the highway exit A11 Pisa – Firenze.
Montecatini’s thermal facilities must be visited not only for their cures and wellness treatments but also because they represent the highest example of Italian and European thermal architecture of the Nineteenth and Twentieth centuries. The historic center is located in Montecatini Alto (Upper Montecatini), reachable with the characteristic funicular service. This location has preserved the alleyways and little squares of a time and visitors may enjoy a wonderful view of Montecatini and Valdinievole from up there.
A 30% discount for Hotel Tettuccio guests who want to shoot the 18 holes at Montecatini Golf, a club in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, between the Versilia coast and Florence, just a 10-minute drive from the hotel.