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Lucca, Italy

Where is Lucca Italy?

Known as a town of a hundred churches, ancient Lucca is famous for its majestic historical architecture and Medieval constructions.

Lucca, Italy is located in the Tuscany region in close proximity to Pisa, Italy, which makes it a perfect destination for an extensive day trip.

The town was of great importance during the Roman Empire, having been a place where Julius Caesar met with Crassus.

Moreover, Lucca is home to one of the oldest but still intact Renaissance fortifications in Italy.
 


What to see in Lucca?

However, the most outstanding and remarkable buildings in Lucca are the churches. Here are just several examples of truly impressive religious structures you should witness:
 
  • Lucca Cathedral
  • San Michele in Foro
  • Basilica of San Frediano
If you seek for a relaxing walk, away from the heat of the Italian sun, Orto Botanico Comunale di Lucca is an ideal choice. Established at the beginning of the 19th century by the Duchess of Parma, this botanical garden contains a collection of numerous species, including medicinal plants and ones from the intertropical regions.

See it on following tours

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10 days

3 cities

1 country

Assisi | Montepulciano | Florence

Make your way to the historic heart of Italy and explore off the beaten track destinations of the Umbria region. Then set out to glorious Tuscany and enjoy both the hilly countryside with endless vineyards and included tastings as well as guided tours of Lucca, Florence, and even see the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Private tour | Easy Pace, Gold, Spring, Summer, Fall

Tuscany: Heritage Tour
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Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
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7 days

7 cities

1 country

Florence | San Gimignano | Siena | Pisa | Lucca | Vernazza | Manarolla

Dive into the riches of Italy's heritage and see the best of the Tuscany region: Florence, San Gimignano, Siena and Cinque Terre. With excellent tour guides, your tour will undoubtedly be a remarkable one.
E.g., Jun 22 2019