There is an amazing bookstore inside of an old palace, still there are some roman columns and tall roofs with stain glasses and great books in their shelves. There is also a small coffee shop to have some drinks.
There are books in different languages but not so many, although I found a treasure when I was there... one of my favorite books: "SNOW" by Maxence Fermine -- which I bought it and I give it to Anna as a present.
It is good to spend some time there, because there are books, cards, agendas, calendars... all very very nice!
Doing some sports on the City Walls
During your visit to the City Walls you couldn't avoid to note a lot of people doing many kind of sports in every corner of the Walls itself. Ramparts, bulwarks, paths... everywhere is a good place to have some activity.
Running and cycling are the most popular sports done on the Walls, but it could happens to see people skating or having gym. Even golf is played once a year on the green ring outside the Walls.
Having a run could be a way for you to have a really "breathtaking" sight of the city :))
Buses in Lucca 3
The city buses, or navettes, are orange minibuses, which have about a dozen seats, but can carry many more standing. The routes run at intervals between 10 and 20 minutes, and we found that they were usually on time to the minute. They do stop running about 8 in the evening, so whilst you can get a bus into the centre in the evening, you will have to walk back or get a taxi. We were near enough to walk off our evening meals!
There are seven main routes, with different numbers in each direction, plus one circular route. Some of the routes pass near to the main tourist sites, San Martino, Piazza Napoleone, Ampteatro, San Frediano. A map of the routes can be found at http://www.luccavirtuale.it/categorie/negozi/servizi-pubblici/autolinee/clap/mappa.htm
Wandering around Lucca
One of the things we enjoyed about Lucca was wandering around looking at the sights.
Around the town there were many wall niches/votives, drinking fountains where people filled their wated bottles with spa water, churches, shops and remnants of older times.
San Giovanni church
This is one of many small churches that can be found in the city centre of Lucca. This particular one is located near the Duomo on the way from Piazza Napoleone. The Romanesque neighbor to the Duomo has a 16th-century facade and a 12th-century body, but recent excavations have revealed the structure is actually five layers deep. It sits atop a much older Lombard church that served until the early 700s as Lucca's cathedral, which in turn was built atop a 4th- to 5th-century A.D. paleo-Christian church that took the place of a Roman temple built atop Roman houses. In all, 12 centuries of history jumble together in a confusing but interesting mélange beneath the pavement inside.