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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

More Tourist Traps in Lucca

Piazza San Michele – Beautiful spot.

Before we decided where we wanted to go during the summer of 2015, of course we did some research on Google about Lucca. One of the things that intrigued me immediately was the facts of the bell...
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Jerelis
Mar 08, 2016

Piazza San Michele – Piazza delle Catene.

The people of Lucca used to call it the ‘Piazza delle Catene’ due to its numerous marble columns connected with heavy metal chains, but the square’s real name comes from its imposing church dedicated...
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Jerelis
Mar 08, 2016

Piazza San Michele – The main square.

Lucca is an ancient and medieval city in Tuscany, Italy. Founded by the Romans in the second century BC, it became a very important city in Tuscany. At the time it was a major city it even began to...
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Jerelis
Mar 08, 2016

Piazza dell'Anfiteatro – Roman remains visible.

We learned that it was in the 1800s that an architect restored the value of the ancient space making the amphitheater a fundamental structure for the urban arrangement of the town. The buildings which...
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Jerelis
Mar 03, 2016

Piazza dell'Anfiteatro – Beautiful piazza.

The construction of the amphitheater began in the 1st century. When it was created, for gladiator games, the amphitheater of Lucca was an imposing structure, with 54 arches and a structure able to...
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Jerelis
Mar 03, 2016

Piazza dell'Anfiteatro – Symbol of Lucca.

Lucca is an ancient and medieval city in Tuscany, Italy. Founded by the Romans and it is great to see that the original lay out of the Roman street plan of its historical centre is still preserved....
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Jerelis
Mar 03, 2016
 
 
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Bastian Contrario - Truffled Menu With NO Truffles

We just arrived from Bastian Contrario. We ordered truffled starters and dishes. None of the starters came with truffles. When we asked the argentinian waitress about it she said it was a mistake from...
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Matchello_Lulu
Nov 09, 2012

Palazzo Pfanner

Although it is nice to visit this palazzo and its gardens, we were a little bit disappointed. We came here to visit the permanent exhibition of the local costumes from the 18th century. But, although...
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Helga67
Mar 08, 2005

Horse cart in town

From Spring to Autumn it could happens to see some horse carts bringing tourists on the Walls and around the main squares of the city.Well, this is, in my opinion, a big trap... it's not necessary to...
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illudiumqh36
Feb 01, 2005

Touristy restaurants and shops near Tower Guinigi

Lucca fascinated me, being such a nice and quiet city in Tuscany, unlike some other touristy destinations we had visited the previous days such as San Gimignano and Pisa. It was a pleasure to discover...
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micas_pt
Aug 09, 2004

The main traps here are...

The main traps here are missing all the buildings and paying too much at the restaurants at Piazza del Mercato in the heart of the old town. How can you walk by all those pretty things without...
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sandravdp
Sep 07, 2002

Do you really need such English Italian T-Shirts?

Well, as in every touristy place you can buy souvenirs, some are worth their money and some aren´t....... ;)
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Bigs
Nov 17, 2002

Top Hotels in 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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Piazza Ricasoli 19, 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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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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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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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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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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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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"Lucca from the inside"
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"Lucca - a Gem of a City"
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BruceDunning

"Location, Location"
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"Lucca - Historical gem of the Tuscany"
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"Lucca"
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