Things to do in Lucca

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Things to Do in Lucca

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  • randihewit
    Corning, NY3 contributions
    This 3 mile loop gives you a vantage point of both Lucca's outer buildings and the surrounding countryside. One of my favorite parts was seeing the happy Italian dogs out for walks or riding in bicycle baskets. A nice flat walk that is shaded (or at least is was at 9:00am) was a perfect way to start the day.
    Written 9 August 2022
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  • Robert L
    Amherst, MA1,518 contributions
    Overpublicized and commercialized but the views are worth the walk. Stairs are wide for the first half,actually easy if you are in any kind of shape. I liked the bell tower better- more authentic.
    Written 9 July 2022
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  • Vicky Silve
    Abbadia Lariana, Italy551 contributions
    According to the tradition, this cathedral was founded by St. Martin. However, nowadays its main attraction is the Holy Face, which is supposed to make miracles and once was adorned of jewels which are now observable in the Cathedral Museum, which can be visited with a combo ticket.
    Written 5 August 2022
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  • APeeke
    Welwyn Garden City, UK1 contribution
    Giacomo and the team provide a wonderful experience with views over the Pisan mountains. The wine and food matching is excellent but do bear in mind that it is basically a full meal so don't plan on eating afterwards. As well as enjoying the wine tasting, I bought 3 cases of wine to take home! The team are very informative about the wines and the blends that change according to each harvest.
    Written 5 August 2022
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  • MphsQueen
    Belfast, UK295 contributions
    The outside of the church is STUNNING - the front entrance wall, with all its detail is a sight to behold!!

    The inside looks like most other churches of the era, but an oddity is at its core. There, on full display, is a mummified saint in a glass case! his hand is raised in blessing, but poor thing, he's missing a few fingers.

    It creeped me out but fascinated the kids - ages 5 and 8. They still talk about the weird mummy in the old church!!
    Written 7 August 2022
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  • Richard Wong
    Hong Kong, China50 contributions
    Nice place to relax. But many restaurants, ice-cream shops or souvenir shops. It attracted many tourists to come and sit down. But I felt somewhat there was a lack of "sense of community".
    Written 27 July 2022
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  • Michael R
    Phoenix, AZ306 contributions
    I can take opera or leave it (although some of the music is well known outside the opera house), but when in Lucca, this museum is fascinating, We bought our tickets at the office & bookshop on the plaza (Piazza Cittadella; where the Puccini statue is), and the museum is well-marked on a street off of it. We walked up a long flight of stairs to the museum (there is a lift, but we read later that it has to be booked to use "at least 2 days before the visit" at the ticket office. We were welcomed by a very knowledgeable staff person who would occasionally stop in a room to tell us about something special (it wasn't crowded). We wandered around the rooms, following the map. Many items of the era and Puccini's life and creative works were displayed. Of particular pride was the Steinway piano and autographed scores and markings of modifications or interpretations. The 1926 costume of Turandot from the NY Metropolitan Opera amazing even to a opera neutral such as me. We saw the upper room (garret?) where he composed and could just see the "angel" statue over the rooftops from the Cathedrale San Michele--an inspiration. I've been to many homes of significant authors and composers, sometimes disappointed and sometimes inspired myself; this one was worth the time and entrance fee.
    [The map/program says no pictures or video recording, but the staff person said it was okay.]
    Written 21 December 2019
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  • Robert L
    Amherst, MA1,518 contributions
    This is the most popular street in Lucca.it has everything from people watching to old shops to historic architecture to restaurants. Clean and well maintained.
    Written 10 July 2022
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  • Jacquie P
    32 contributions
    I only visited the garden, but it was a lovely shady, refreshing place to spend some time. The roses were in bloom and the lemon trees, so the scent was beautiful.
    Written 30 May 2022
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  • Easy Livin’
    137 contributions
    Having seen most of the churches in Tuscany, this one is rather unimpressive as a whole, but also kinda unique. I never venture into a church for religious reasons, but for the artwork and often stunning craftsmanship. You will however, also find many macabre things, like in here: one of the incorruptibles. A saint that’s extremely well preserved and is on occasion (April 27th) is paraded around a bit and the pious are allowed to touch her…from an atheistic viewpoint, it’s fascinating for the wrong reasons.
    Written 20 July 2022
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  • Robert L
    Amherst, MA1,518 contributions
    I enjoyed this bell tower more than the tree tower. It is more authentic, narrower. The gear mechanism seems rusty, the 3 bells are interesting with their hammers.
    Written 10 July 2022
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  • Ian S
    Gateshead, UK84 contributions
    It was easy to find the start of the walk but a little disappointing to find the tower covered in scaffolding. The track is well worn right up to the basins it then becomes a bit obscure so we didn't complete the circular path we knew wound through the woods somehow.
    There are a few drinking water points along the route and excellent views back across to Lucca from the other end. Casa Rosa trattoria is about halfway along but unfortunately it was closing time by the time we went for a visit on our return leg.
    Well worth spending a few hours either walking or cycling, away from the hustle and bustle of Lucca, but factor up on the sunscreen and don't forget a water bottle which can be refilled.
    Written 30 June 2022
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  • Jabem88
    Chicago, IL39 contributions
    this is a must for everybody 200/300 000 people having a great time all dressed up in there favorite cartoon characters no crime or bad behavior families having a great time just too see all those people and costumes is amazing you must book room wayook advan and buy tickets if you want to go any of then events if not you can just walk around it's all free
    Written 16 February 2020
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  • Ogi0
    Sofia, Bulgaria18,886 contributions
    Superb small museum, recreating 2000 years of the city's history. The museum is very small, but shows the remains of a Roman house (domus) found in the foundations of a modern building. The guides are very erudite and give many explanations about the history of the city. I highly recommend visiting the museum
    Written 22 August 2021
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  • Ogi0
    Sofia, Bulgaria18,886 contributions
    I think this is the most interesting church to visit in Lucca. Now it works only as a museum and is not a church, but you can climb the tower from where there is a wonderful view of the whole city. The most interesting is the dungeon, where there were excavations and you may see the layering of different cultures from Roman times, through the Middle Ages to the present day.
    Written 22 August 2021
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