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Lucca Round Trip Experience from Florence
"Passengers will have the opportunity to discover the city of Lucca and its treasures in comfort and relaxation traveling in a private Mercedes with a professional driver. Lucca is famous for its Renaissance-era city walls that have remained intact. Extraordinarily as the city grew and modernized the walls that surrounded the old town were maintained. As the walls lost their military importance the top of the walls became a pedestrian promenade today one of Lucca's main attractions. The area around the walls is well taken care of with green grass and trees everywhere along the walls. They have in essence become a park that surrounds the city and blocks out more modern life. Here you can have a stroll tasting a gelato or simply a period of rest from sightseeing on one of the many
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Lucca Round Trip Experience from Florence
"Passengers will have the opportunity to discover the city of Lucca and its treasures in comfort and relaxation traveling in a private Mercedes with a professional driver. Lucca is famous for its Renaissance-era city walls that have remained intact. Extraordinarily as the city grew and modernized the walls that surrounded the old town were maintained. As the walls lost their military importance the top of the walls became a pedestrian promenade today one of Lucca's main attractions. The area around the walls is well taken care of with green grass and trees everywhere along the walls. They have in essence become a park that surrounds the city and blocks out more modern life. Here you can have a stroll tasting a gelato or simply a period of rest from sightseeing on one of the many
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Pisa and Lucca Day Trip from Livorno
"The Pisa Miracles' Square is the most important artistic and tourist centre of the city. In the Square it is possible to admire some monuments creating the centre of religious life of the city the so-called MIRACLES (an expression coined by Gabriele D'Annunzio) for their beauty and originality which synthesize the astonishment and admiration that has captured for centuries all those who crossing the walls embrace its whiteness over the glistening grass. The most important monument is the Leaning Tower when thinking to Pisa there is an immediate link to the famous leaning tower.The monument assumed importance over the centuries thanks to its pronounced slope that made worry and at the same time caught the attention of numerous visitors. Other wonderful monuments tha
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More Off The Beaten Path in Lucca

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Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Mansi – A surprise.

Palazzo Mansi is not really on the attraction list of Lucca. Maybe this is the reason why we kind of missed out on it. During our hike through the winding streets of Lucca we did pass it. I did stop...
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Pisa – Other part of the city.

After we finished our visit to the Piazza dei Miracoli it was clear to us that we wanted to see the other part of town besides this beautiful tourist trap. To do this we can honestly state that the...
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Pisa – Don’t rush your visit.

Although the main area with all the sights of Pisa is quite small, don’t have the idea that you must rush Pisa on a budget. Via this way you will end up missing some of the highlights in a whirlwind....
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Pisa – Worth the hike.

Once we visit a village we always love to loose ourselves in the maze of alleys, streets and lanes. During such a hike we always follow the streets that wind and wander with no discernible order or...
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Day at the beach...Viareggio

Viareggio is a beach resort famous for its carnival which happens each Febuary.Just 30minutes north of Pisa and a 20minute train ride from Lucca its perfect for a day trip.It has 10 km (6.2 mi) of...
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Daytrip to the Cinque Terre

During my time in Lucca I also took a day trip by train to the Cinque Terre at the Ligurian coast. The Cinque Terre consists of 5 fishing villages which are situated at the bottom of a steep rocky...
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Trip to Viareggio

The Tuscan seaside resort Viareggio is located only about 20 mins by train from Lucca. With 10 km of sandy beach and a 3 km long promenade, it is the most important bathing resort of the Tuscany....
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Ponte della Maddalena.

This bridge also called Ponte del Diavolo is located near Borgo a Mozzano; some km far from Lucca. It crosses the Serchio river. This bridge was built at the beginning of the 13th century on the...
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The Botanical Garden.

Lucca has a small, but beautiful botanical garden. It was created in the 1820 as a research and education center.The garden has a lake full of nimphs; some greenhouses; a rich collection of trees and...
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Day trip to Barga

Barga is a lovely medieval hamlet nestled up in the mountains about an hour away from Lucca. Very lovely and untouched for several hundred years. The drive to Barga is pleasent and you get to pass the...
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Find the Green Man

The Green Man is a pagan symbol of new life, with leaves sprouting from his face or partially hiding it.He appears in many, many ancient English churches and (I have recently discovered) he can be...
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Look for where the old meets the new

It'seasy to wander the streets of Lucca (and so many other Italian towns) without noticing the less obvious evidence of the past. Churches and palazzi and Medieval buildings are all around, but closer...
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San Michele in Foro: partially hidden details.

You'll see the wonderful, intricate facade of this church, of course. And you'll probably go inside to see the rather plain interior, the beautiful Lippi painting and the Della Robbia Madonna.But take...
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See Lucca from the Guinigi

Almost everyone who visits Lucca seems to be intrigued by the Guinigi tower with tall trees growing on top, which is unique among towers!However, it is fun to ascend the Guinigi Tower to view Lucca...
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Via degli Angeli 23, Lucca, Tuscany, 55100, Italy
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Via Santa Giustina 48, Lucca, Tuscany, 55100, Italy
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Via del Fosso 26, Lucca, Tuscany, 55100, Italy
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Via della Dogana 9, Lucca, Tuscany, 55100, Italy
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Via del ponte Guasperini 873, San Lorenzo a Vaccoli, Lucca, Tuscany, 55100, Italy
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Piazza Ricasoli 19, Lucca, Tuscany, 55100, Italy
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Top Things to Do in Lucca

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City Walls & Gates

The history of fortified walls of Lucca begins in 200 A.C. - with a classic square of walls that surrounded the city centre, and with part of it seen there up to today. During the Napoleon era the...
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Duomo di San Martino - Cathedral

According to legend, the cathedral of San Martino was founded by Saint Frediano in the 6th century. Apparently, at first it was a large complex composed by San Martino and church of San Giovanni e...
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Chiesa San Michele in Foro - Church

The church of San Michele in Foro was erected on the former Roman Forum, situated on a podium which is elevated above the level of the square. Construction of the church began in the 8th century and...
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Guinigi Tower - Torre Guinigi

From the top of this majestuous " Tower-House" ( 44m.) we have a scenic view of the city of Lucca and specialy on the dozen of other towers around the city. There is no elevator, climbing is not too...
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Piazza dell'Anfiteatro

I wasn't especially impressed nor enchanted by Piazza dell'Anfiteatro, in Italy there are so many squares which are far much attractive. The very idea that the town square is formed on the ruins of...
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Basilica San Frediano

Basilica San Frediano is one of the oldest churches in Lucca, built in the 6th century in Romanesque style. It is known that basilica was constructed on the ruins of an earlier church, that was...
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