A historical, cultural and visually-inspiring walled city in the region of Tuscany which is arguably one of the most alluring and captivating small cities in the whole of Italy.During your Lucca holidays you’ll discover a legacy here that dates back to ancient Roman times, and much of this architectural era remains today.
You’ll combine this architectural prowess with fantastic food and striking landmarks during your holidays in Lucca, all contributing to a multi-sensory experience of Italy. The walls of the city are one of the most engrossing attractions in Lucca, designed by Leonardo Da Vinci and famed for never being breached. Today you can walk along the top of walls and admire the beauty of surrounding Tuscany.
A Wealth of History and Culture
There are a number of breath-taking sites to tick off during your holidays to Lucca, all best discovered spontaneously by wandering on foot around the historic and attractive city streets. Make sure you encounter the Roman Amphitheatre, whether to learn its history or catch one of the open-air concerts that are hosted there. The Duomo di San Martino and the grand piazza of the same name will keep you engrossed for a few hours, while the surrounding clock towers will find a place on your camera.
Many picturesque churches will be encountered as you wander the streets, as well as lively bars and aromatic restaurants that will add their very own unique allure for rumbling bellies. If you’re lucky you may catch one of the regular Puccini festivals that take place in the city, celebrating the opera star born inside the city walls. For a change of scenery, take a daytrip to nearby Pisa to visit the leaning tower, or head to the beautiful settlement of La Spezia for some coastal indulgence.