“…the first kiss of April is mine…”
A special bike weekend in the Lands of Giacomo Puccini visiting the Maestro's favourite places cycling all together, young and old.
A city, a river, the sea
The Puccini Cycloclassica is an opportunity to visit the great Tuscan musician's favourite places cycling through the Tuscan landscapes in spring.
April 1 and 2
The entrance ticket to the museums: Puccini Museum - Birthplace of Lucca, Puccini Museum of Celle, Villa Museo Puccini of Torre del Lago is reduced for participants of Puccini Cycloclassic.
After the great success of the first edition, with the participation of over 400 cyclists, the Puccini Cycloclassica is back with a double start from Lucca and Viareggio and the beloved lake of Massaciuccoli as its meeting point, where Puccini passed many years of his life and composed many of his most famous operas.
All types of bikes are admitted to the cycle ride and participation is free as well as refreshments along the way.
By registering, you can have discounts for the museums and for the boat.
Participation in the Puccini Cycloclassic is free and open to any type of bicycle, including eBikes. There are no classifications or timings.
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Saturday April 1
12:00 pm - in piazza Cittadella in Lucca Puccini flash mob organized by the association Sui passi di Puccini
3:00 pm - Puccini Museum Birthplace Lucca Puccini e la Bicicletta - guided tour
3:00 pm - hotel Explanade in Viareggio La verità di Elvira. Puccini e l’amore egoista presentation of the book by Isabella Brega.
4:30 pm - Villino Puccini, viale Buonarroti in Viareggio. Guided tour by reservation.
6:00 pm - Galliano bar (promenade along the Viareggio seafront) Puccini flash mob organized by the Pucciniano Festival Foundation.
9:00 pm - Teatro del Giglio Lucca Al clima non ci credo with Mario Tozzi and Lorenzo Baglioni, admission € 5.00
Sunday April 2
8:00 am - Celle dei Puccini Start of some competitive athletes.
9:00 am - 10:00 am start from Viareggio in Piazza Giacomo Puccini
22 KM SINGLE ROUTE (from Viareggio to Torre del Lago and back)
Along the activity trails, Puccini flash mobs and refreshments at km 11, at the Torre del Lago Puccini Belvedere.
At the port there will be a free guarded deposit for bicycles and you will find the boarding point to reach Torre del Lago by boat.
9:00 am - 10:00 am start from Lucca Piazza del Giglio with a Flash mob by Allegra Brigata and Associazione Musicale Lucchese.
14 KM LIGHT TRACK (Urbana degli Albogatti farm and back)
53 KM STANDARD ROUTE (from Lucca to Massaciuccoli and back)
• at km 7 “Riva degli Albogatti” urban farm with silkworm workshop for the little ones.
• at km 25 at the equipped recreational area of Massaciuccoli.
12:00 pm - Parco della Musica and Grand Theater of Torre del Lago: Guided tours.
12:40 pm - Puccini concert Fondazione Festival Puccini in Torre del Lago Puccini.
Timetable updated on social networks: OASI LIPU Massaciuccoli, guided tour.
Boat with departure times updated on social networks, ticket €5,00