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Orto Botanico di Lucca - cedar fo Libanum

The Botanical Garden of Lucca reopens to the public, as per tradition on the first day of spring, this year on March 20: camellias in bloom, rarities and botanical beauty.
The historic garden commissioned by Elisa Bonaparte and created by Maria Luisa of Bourbon is ready for spring.


ferragosto in piazza anfiteatro a lucca

August 15th is approaching. Ferragosto is one of the most popular bank holydays in Italy. Whether you're staying in town or visiting, here are our tips for the hottest day of the summer. A "fan" of fresh opportunities to be enjoyed at a slow pace among museums, historical and artistic beauties, moonlit evening events and craft markets.


Settembre lucchese

In 742, he arrived in Lucca, in a cart pulled by untamed oxen and after crossing the Mediterranean on an unmanned boat, a mysterious crucifix with dark skin.

Book about Giacomo Puccini at villa Puccini in Torre del lago

My drug is called Puccini" confesses Jonas Kaufmann at the Corriere della Sera. "If you've tried it, you cant' do without."

Lucca walls

A hot summer to spend in the cool hills or walking in the shadow on the walls, and in the evening ... a lot of culture! There are many occasions to take advantage of the cooler hours and get to know Lucca and its museums in a different way during summertime.
You're invited!


Art Nouveau in Viareggio, Lucca

Versilia is not only beaches and the sea.

Palazzo Pfanner view from the walls of Lucca

Arte, musica e cucina sono i maggiori attrattori di Lucca secondo Ingrid K.

Arcobaleno d'estate: events and appointments in Tuscany

That Giacomo Puccini was a motor enthusiast is not a new story.

Santa Caterina or Sigaraie church in Lucca

At the end of the 19th century the big building of the tobacco factory in Lucca employed hundreds of people. The female cigar makers of Lucca became famous for their ability to make the famous "stortignaccolo" which, actually realized because of an accident, got immediately famous.


After the International Jazz Festival in the month of April, May begins and is all dedicated to music.