1. Italy
  2. Province of Lucca
  3. Lucca

Lucca: 2-Hour Private Walking Tour w/ a Local Guide

Product ID: 96810
On this guided walking tour, you'll explore the town of Lucca, famous for its fascinating intact Renaissance city walls. You'll see the most important attractions, while listening to the history of the town and of Puccini, the famous composer born here.
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Duration: 2 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a full immersion guided tour of Lucca - its main monuments and historical buildings
  • See the Church of San Michele, Cathedral of San Martino, the Anfiteatro Square, Napoleon Square and Piazza del Giglio
  • Visit and learn about the history of the Renaissance city walls, which remained entirely intact through the years
  • See the exterior of the birthplace of the famous composer Puccini (La Bohème and Madama Butterfly)
Full description
Join this guided walking tour of the pretty town of Lucca. You'll walk along its intact Renaissance city walls, while listening to an introduction covering the city's history, past and present economy.

Walk through San Paolino Street and see the birthplace of the famous composer Puccini (exterior only), the dazzling Church of San Michele with its wedding cake facade, the imposing Piazza Napoleone and nearby Piazza del Giglio and the Romanesque cathedral housing the famous Volto Santo, a wooden crucifix supposedly made on the night when Jesus died.

Walking along the busy Via Fillungo, you'll see the most posh shopping street in town flanked by stunning medieval buildings and towers, including Torre Guinigi with trees on top. The tour will end at Piazza Anfiteatro, with its miniature coliseum converted centuries ago into a condominium, nowadays one the most picturesque squares in Tuscany. Oh, and don't forget to bring your camera along.
Includes
  • Private tour led by an expert guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance to museums, churches and palaces

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Meeting point

Via San Paolino, Lucca, Italy. Meeting point is at the entrance of the pedestrian area.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that this tour does not include entrance to sites which require an entrance fee
• The tour will take place even when it's raining. In the event of an exceptionally heavy rain, the tour may be cancelled and you will be given a full refund

From US$ 299.76 Per group up to 30

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Super Marco very attentive really extra

June 1, 2019

July 20, 2018

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Product ID: 96810