Two thousand years of history can be experienced every day in the streets of Lucca.
Get ready to meet a city with a thousand faces and a thousand stories with a fascinating and enchanting atmosphere.
A walk through the streets and alleys is a walk through the centuries and the history of a city of the people and of emperors, of squares and alleys, of monumental and vegetable gardens, of music and sounds.
Just a few steps away from a small Roman street you’ll find a unique nineteenth-century square.
Justround the corner from a medieval alley you’ll chance upon the park of a 17th century palace.
Just look up and from a nineteenth-century pavement you’ll catch sight of a Renaissance tower. Moreover, with trees on its top.
Let’s get lost!
Getting lost is the best way to get to know this city. Let the scents, colours, sounds and the silence of streets and squares guide you with interesting details that hide a special meaning.
In Lucca all this is easy, you will discover that its dense and articulated structure reveals a great sense of beauty. Everyone knows the medieval city, but you could discover a long and multifaceted history: the rigor of the Roman structure, the twisted alleys of the Middle Ages, the elegant Renaissance palaces of the silk merchants and the care and magnificence of recent interventions.
Lucca is like a mosaic, made of common and exceptional events, of history and stories that every local will be happy to tell you: the one of Santa Zita or Giacomo Puccini as only they know them, of the unfortunate Lucida Mansi, of the "biadina" of Lucca and many others.
We suggest you a menu to taste a piece of Lucca without any haste, enjoying the city in every corner… step by step.
We suggest a tasting menu of Lucca to those who want to enjoy Lucca without haste, enjoying the city in every corner ... step by step.