Luxury hotel holiday Hotel Byron Tuscany

The Hotel Byron is a boutique 5-star hotel housed in an aristocratic villa with just 29 rooms and suites, on the seafront in Forte de Marmi. Rooms are spacious, cosy and bright and have views of the sea or the gardens. Many rooms have their own private patio. The Byron offers a stylish but relaxed atmosphere where you can enjoy the outdoor space, with pool and terrace, dine in the Magnolia gourmet restaurant and enjoy the nearby beach. The Project Room is a space within the hotel where exhibitions of contemporary artists are held.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on either bed and breakfast or dinner, bed and breakfast depending on season
  • Scheduled flights with British Airways London to Pisa
  • Hire of a group A car for the duration of the holiday
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, car and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Hotel Byron, Forte di Marmi

Hotel Byron is an exclusive 5-star hotel on the promenade of Forte dei Marmi. The superb cuisine and excellent location make it an ideal spot to enjoy the best of the Tuscan coast, or explore the Tuscan vineyards.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 5

Location The hotel is on the seafront at Forte dei Marmi

Annual opening 1 March to 26 October

Closest airport Pisa Airport

Distance from airport The hotel is 30-minutes' drive from the airport

Hotel facilities and services

Restaurant, Swimming Pool (May to September), Terrace, Garden, Bar, Lift, Private Parking, Room Service, Lounge with Television, Bicycles, Babysitting (at a charge). 

Out and about nearby

Market on Wednesdays, Montecatini, Arno Valley, San Gimignano, lucca, Pisa, Florence.

Sports nearby

Riding, Golf (Versilia 2 miles away), Tennis, Water Sports.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Classic double or twin room for 7 nights

From about

£1,620

Holiday Code EXH903

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Hotel Byron, Forte di Marmi

Room descriptions

Hotel Byron has 29 rooms with private bathroom, air-conditioning, heating, television, telephone, mini-bar, in room safe and WiFi.

Classic Double Room
Superior Double Room
Deluxe Double Room
Junior Suite
Superior Suite
Deluxe Suite
Duplex Suite
Prestige Suite
Family Suite
Penthouse Suite

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Classic double or twin room for 7 nights

From about

£1,620

Holiday Code EXH903

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Hotel Byron, Forte di Marmi

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to Hotel Byron in Tuscany, our clients usually fly to Pisa or Florence airport or arrive by train at Florence Santa Maria Novella railway station. We recommend the use of a hire-car for a stay at this hotel and we would include it in the price of holiday.

Additional information

Minimum stays: In July and August, all bookings must be half-board or full-board.

Children: Extra beds and cots are available for an added charge. Infants up to 3 years are accommodated for free when sharing a bed with thier parents.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Classic double or twin room for 7 nights

From about

£1,620

Holiday Code EXH903

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Hotel Byron, Forte di Marmi

Highlights of Tuscany

Famous vineyards producing wines of Chianti Classico, Brunello di Montalcino, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. Alabaster is produced in Volterra. Gold and silver are worked in Florence and the Ponte Vecchio is lined with jewellery shops. Marbled paper and stationery is a speciality of Florence. Ceramics and hand-painted majolica from raw terracotta from Impruneta to the glazed pottery of Siena are to be found throughout Tuscany. Lucca has traditionally produced silk and hand-woven fabrics. Leather goods including shoes, handbags and belts are to be found from market stalls to designer shops such as Gucci and Ferragamo. Interesting markets include the Mercato dell' Antiquariato which sells furniture from antiques to bric-a-brac in Arezzo on the first weekend of every month, in Pisa on the second weekend and in Lucca on the third weekend. The 'wild' Maremma is known for its long-horned white cattle and cowboys (butteri) and natural springs including Saturnia.

Cultural highlights of Tuscany

As birthplace of the Renaissance, Tuscany contains a wealth of treasures: Giotto`s Campanile and Brunelleschi`s Dome in Florence, the Tombs of Galileo and Michelangelo in Florence`s Santa Croce, Botticelli`s `Birth of Venus` and `Primavera` and the portraits of the Duke and Duchess of Urbino by Piero della Francesca in the Uffizi, Michelangelo`s `David` in the Accademia, the architecture of the Piazza della Signoria in Florence, `The Tuscan Maremma` painting by Giovanni Fattori in the Palazzo Pitti in Florence, the Piazza del Campo in Siena, `The Legend of the Cross` frescoes by Piero della Francesco in Arezzo, `The Creation` fresco by Bartolo di Fredi in the Collegiata in San Gimignano, Romanesque church of the Collegiata in San Quirico d`Orcia, 14th Century Fortezza of Montalcino, Renaissance masterpiece of the church of Madonna di San Biagio at Montepulciano, the abbey-church of Sant`Antimo, mediaeval Lucignano and the towers of San Gimignano, the Etruscan Museum in Cortona.  

Festivals in Tuscany

Many of Tuscany`s festivals resound with the flamboyance of the Renaissance and keep Tuscans and visitors alike in touch with the region`s rich history. Others are linked to Tuscany`s hearty traditions of eating and drinking. The most famous is Siena`s Palio which takes place on 2 July and 16 August each year. Others include the Sagra del Tordo (Festival of the Thrush) in Montalcino on the last Sunday in October when there is an archery contest and charcoal-grilled thrush are a delicacy. In Florence, Calcio in Costume (a football match played in mediaeval costume) takes place in June. Pisa has the Giocco del Ponte (Game of the Bridge), a mock battle in Renaissance dress also held in June. Viareggio celebrates Carnival on Shrove Tuesday with a huge display of flamboyant floats. In May and August Massa Marittima holds the Falcon Contest.  

Gastronomy in Tuscany

Simple country food is at the heart of Tuscan cooking. Regional dishes include Bruschetta (bread or ciabatta toasted and rubbed with garlic, olive oil and salt), Ribollita (bean, cabbage and bread soup), Pasta with hare or wild boar sauce, Porcini mushroom and truffle dishes, Bistecca all Fiorentina (thick cut of sirloin and fillet beef), Cantucci (almond and honey biscuits) served dipped in Vin Santo, Panforte (chocolate, nut and spice cake). Pecorino cheese made from sheep's milk. Local wines include the white Vernaccia di San Gimignano and the Bianco di Pitigliano. Famous reds include Chanti Classico, Brunello di Montalcino and the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. Vin Santo made from semi-crushed grapes left for several months is an excellent dessert wine.

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