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Private Tour: Pisa and Lucca from Florence
"The itinerary first takes you to Pisa where a driver will show you the most important square in the city: the famous Piazza dei Miracoli with the Leaning Tower the Baptistery the Cemetery and the Cathedral. Piazza dei Miracoli is a real jewel of Romanesque architecture: the magnificence of the square will overwhelm you as you pass through Porta Nuova one of the ancient gates of the Medieval city walls. (guide not included)Driving towards Lucca across San Giuliano Terme you'll enjoy the beautiful plain surrounded by mountains and hills scattered with ancient castles
From EUR465.00
 
Lucca Aperitivo Tour with Wine Tasting and Food Sampling
"This Lucca tour is all about experiencing the city the real way by becoming a local for a day. Italy is famed for the importance it places on food and drink so of course you will learn about it and taste as we go. Along the way you will uncover majestic city walls narrow roads tall towers and arts and crafts shops. You will also realize why Lucca is known as the city of 100 churches. Your Lucca tour will start at the city’s train station and from there walk past the majestic city walls and enjoy a view of Lucca before diving into local life. Head to the city center
From EUR69.00
 
Florence Day Trip to Pisa and Lucca
"Meet your private driver at 9am for the pleasant hour-long drive to the charming medieval city of Lucca. It is a city enclosed and protected through the centuries by an imposing 16th century wall which is one of the best-preserved Renaissance defenses in Europe. The wall has helped keep the city's original features and Roman street plan intact. You may enjoy starting off your day with a bike ride on top of the walls along the beautiful tree-lined or look up to views of the surrounding hills. Bike rental is an additional (optional) cost paid on the day of your tour at 5euro per bike per hour. Discover the city's Roman features with the Church of San Michele in Foro standing on the site of the original Roman forum. It was here that Giacomo Puccini began his musical career as a choirboy. Strolling along the lively shopping street you will arrive at the church of San Frediano with 6th century origins. See the tomb of Saint Zita (1278) mentioned by Dante in the Inferno whose mummified body can be seen through glass. Discover the unique-shaped arena
From EUR660.00

Torre Delle Ore - Clocktower Tips (7)

Torre delle Ore

Besides the Torre Guinigi, the Torre delle Ore (Clock Tower) is the second tower in Lucca which offers scenic views of the city. Its history dates back to the 14th century.Since the Middle Ages it is...
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HORSCHECK
Oct 22, 2011

Going up Lucca's Clock Tower

Even though it's not as popular as the Torre Guinigi, the Torre delle Ore is actually a little bit taller. This clock tower dates back to 1390, although the current hand-wound clock mechanism was...
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Jefie
Jul 21, 2010

Climb Climb to Get a Better View

Climbing this tower off of Via Fillungo is not like climbing the Bell Tower of Giotto in Florence. However, it offers a great view, which the city walls of Lucca restricts.If the hour strikes, then...
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cmcard2
Mar 28, 2010

High Up

The two towers are a strong highlight of the city. From that vantage point, you can see all around and also see the impressive view of each of the other towers. Guinigi has trees grown on top, which...
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BruceDunning
Apr 06, 2009

The Clock Tower

Superb clock tower, actually the oldest tower in Lucca. I have a fascination of the tower clocks - check out my pictures here for a close-up. It is a swiss mechanism dehind that front. The Clock Tower...
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codrutz
Aug 21, 2006

Torre dell’Ore

Torre dell’Ore, or Torre Ora, is the only medieval tower left in Lucca out of around 130 that once existed. Most towers were demolished centuries ago, but this one probably owes its survival to the...
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alucas
Feb 08, 2005

The Clock Tower

Called Torre delle Ore in italian, it's just in Via Fillungo, very easy to find.It's the oldest tower left in town and for sure is worth to be visited. But its closeness to Guinigi Tower let the view...
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illudiumqh36
Jan 26, 2005
 
 
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"Lucca from the inside"
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"Lucca - a Gem of a City"
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Things to Do Near Lucca

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Palazzo Mansi

Built towards the end of the 16th century, Palazzo Mansi is described as one of Lucca's most luxurious residences. The palazzo's walls were once decorated by frescoes, but these have unfortunately...
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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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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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Palazzo Pfanner

After seeing multiple historical churches inside the Lucca walls, it was a pleasant change to see and actual family home. We enjoyed the Palazzo Pfanner interior, as much as they allow the public to...
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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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Via Arancio, Lucca

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