Category Archives: LUCCA

Lucca – The Walls

A hundred churches, kilometres of walls. To the less attentive traveller, these are the distinctive aspects of Lucca, but, with patience this town can offer so many surprises that there will be no regrets that they haven’t visited the other … Continue reading

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Lucca – Great Reinassance Merchants

Great renaissance merchants; not only Florentines… Many Florentine families are famous in history for their important export activities which made them rich during the renaissance era. Less known is the history of those who, around the same time, transformed the … Continue reading

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Lucca – The Guinigi Tower

„On our way we saw Lucca towering in a small ring of walls looking like a forest of trees“ Fazio degli Uberti (14th century) Dittamondo – Book III Chap. V-221). After the fear for the „end of the world“ expected … Continue reading

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LUCCA – A pearl of Tuscany

Lucca, at approx 35 km from the Agriturismo I Pitti, has been defined in many different ways and it is one of the most illustrious Italian towns and it’s located on the left side of the Serchio River. Historically Lucca … Continue reading

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Lucca – Amphitheatre Square

This unique square on the spot where the Ancient Roman amphitheatre originally stood is what is left, along with the few remains that still can be seen, of the presence of the Romans in Lucca, who arrived in about 180 … Continue reading

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