is a little town rich in art and culture and well-known as the jewel
Lucca is one of the few towns which has maintained its town walls
intact. These walls surround the historic centre with its many churches,
towers, palaces, museums, traditional boutiques and characteristic
lanes. It is forbidden to drive by car on the wall, therefore it
is really a beautiful and fantastic stroll. From the walls you have
magnificent views onto the architectural beauties of the town and
the rolling surrounding hills.
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The surrounding areas
of Lucca offer tourists a wide spectrum of possibilities
on how to spend a holiday: beautiful strolls on the nearby hills,
visits to the art towns of Tuscany, tasting of typical local products
such as olive oil and wine, cultural and musical events, festivals
in villages and craft fairs which take place throughout the year
There is a stunning landscape only a few kilometres from Lucca in
the direction of the Garfagnana which boasts beautiful scenery of
mountains, rolling hills, cultivated land and thick forests. While
driving through the middle part of the Serchio Valley you will discover
the hills of the “Brancoleria” with its scattered antique
Many characteristic villages such as Pieve a Elici, Gualdo and Montigiano
are situated in the municipality of Massarosa, which lies in the
North of Tuscany – on the hills between Lucca and the sea.
You can take in the amazing views from these villages.
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The beautiful sea- side
is only 20 minutes by car from Lucca. The little town of Viareggio
was founded in the year 1200 as a fishing village and today it is
considered to be the pearl of the Versilia with its long established
bathing beaches, the famous promenade which runs alongside the sea
alternating modern shops with liberty style villas, bars and boutiques.
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