Montecatini Terme located in Tuscany, is not a resort: it’s the biggest spa-town in Italy. Here tourism is the main activity: every year 200 hotels sell 2 million overnight-stays for travelers who want to see the city amenities and to take short trips to the nearby art-cities: Lucca, Florence, Pisa, Siena… all easily reachable by bus or by train (2 train stations: “Montecatini Terme-Monsummano” and “Montecatini Centro”).
The spas, the Golf Club, the funicolar “Funicolare”, markets, theatres, many restaurants and night clubs make a glad vacation in Montecatini. Concerts, fairs, ballrooms, art exhibitions and festivals attracts the local (21000 inhabitants) and the tourist in a well organized and a pleasant agenda.
After the belle-epoque growth, now the spas offer not only the well-known healing waters but also all the modern relax treatments. On the 09-12 July Montecatini Terme is waiting for folk dance ensembles, folk bands, choirs, modern dancers, bands, majorettes to the festival.

General Rules

Folklore groups, orchestras, majorettes, modern dance groups, choirs, music bands from all over the world
The number of the participants are not limited
No age limits

9 July
Afternoon arrival at Montecatini Terme
Accommodation at hotels, meeting with group leaders
Free program in Montecatini - Montecatini Alto, Piazza Giuseppe Giusti, Fontana Guidotti, Basilica Santa Maria Assunta, Grotta Maona
Dinner – overnight

10 July
Optional program – bathing in Montecatini in the thermal baths
Sightseeing in Lucca - Puccini Museum, Torre delle Ore, Chiesa di Santa Mari, Piazza Anfiteatro,
Sightseeing in Pisa - Leaning Tower of Pisa, Piazza dei Miracoli, Duomo di Pisa, Battistero
Performance in Montecatini

11 July
Optional program – tour to Ligurian Sea (Livorno, Viareggio) or Sightseeing in Florence - Piazza del Duomo , Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Palazzo Vecchio, River Arno, Ponte Vecchio, Pitti Palace, Uffizi
Free program

12 July
Breakfast, departure of participants

Optional excursions
- San Miniato - Palazzo del Seminario ,
Rocca Federico II, Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta e di San Genesio - Vinci – Birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci, Leonardo Museum

Application deadline: 15 December 2020


Participation fee
135 €/person

Addition day can be booked for 42 €/person/day
Groups of 25 persons: One group leader free of charge

Participation fee includes:
Participation in the festival concert
Accommodation in 3* Hotels in triple rooms
(supplement for a double room is 6 €/person/day, supplement for single room is 15
Diplomas, gifts

Participation fee does not include:
Optional Programs
Tourist tax: 1 €/person/day, payment on the spot at the hotel

The full participation fee should be payed in advanced before the start of the festival.


  • 09/09/2021 - 12/07/2021


09/09 - 12/07
  • 4 days (3 nights) = 135 € per person


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