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I martedì del Palazzo. Storie, memorie e curiosità (Tuesdays at the Palace. Stories, memories and curiosities). Discover Palazzo Ducale in Lucca through the historical characters who lived there, ranging over time and places, including letters, documents, diaries, recipes, perfumes and fashion.

From 15 February every Tuesday local historians of the Armory present informative meetings in Italian language on the history of the Government Palace of Lucca, which over the centuries was the seat of the Republic, of the Principality of Elisa Bonaparte Baciocchi, of the Duchy of Maria Luisa of Borbone, of the Province of Lucca and the Prefecture of Lucca.

Scheduled on Tuesday 8 March

4:30 pm | Villa Bottini

Una storia al femminile: dal giardino di Malmaison al linguaggio dei fiori.  A female story: from Malmaison's garden to the language of flowers. Curated by Simonetta Giurlani Pardini, perfume historian and fragrance creator.

For information and reservations: from Monday to Friday 9:30 am / 1:30 pm tel. +39 0583 417363



February 15 / April 12, 2022
Start / End Time
4:30 pm
Villa Bottini. Via Elisa, 9 - Lucca
Free admission

Palazzo Ducale di Lucca
Cortile Carrara, 1 - Lucca
tel. +39 0583 4171 -