The amazing City of Lucca, in the beautiful Tuscany, hosts an incredible historical and artistic heritage, with many gorgeus places to visit and a very interesting history to tell its visitors.
One of the most charming small cities in Italy, Lucca is considered abroad a real italian paradise and that is why it is so renowed especially in anglo saxon countries.
I’ve been for the first time in Lucca the last spring with my girlfriend and I spent two entire days in this beautiful city, especially because my girlfriend fell litteraly in love with it! Absolutely worth of a visit in Lucca: Lucca’s cathedral, the Dome, founded in VI century and rebuilt in honour of Saint Martin which hosts a lot of paintings and frescoes really wionderful such as the “Madonna with the child and the saints”.
Interesting a short tour in Napoleon Square (Piazza Napoleone), considered the heart of the City and where it is located the statue of Maria Luigia di Borbone. Do not forget to visit the Mansi Palace, hosting a wonderful painting museum, Villa Guinigi’s National Museum, the Roman Theater and the wonderful San Frediano Church.
If you want to stay in Lucca more than a day (which can be enough depending on your interest because the city is very small) you can spend less sleeping outside the medieval walls of the city, in the modern part of Lucca, hotels list.
The historical center is undoubtely more charming, but also more and more expensive and it is anyway easily reachable by walking from outside the walls in just a few minutes.