Lucca half day (4 hrs)

A satisfying alternative to Florence with far less driving, Lucca is an elegant Renaissance city with lots to offer the visitor. Kid-friendly.

 

A NOTE ABOUT DRIVING TIMES
About as brief as it gets! Livorno-Lucca, 30-40 min.


DETAILS
Being a 4-hour service we have a fair bit of flexibility with regard to the start time.

Lucca
Our itinerary in Lucca includes:

  • a panoramic drive around the ancient walls
  • the Romanesque church of San Frediano (monumental golden mosaic on the facade)
  • Piazza dell’Anfiteatro, site of the former Roman amphitheater
  • church of San Michele in Foro (intricately carved facade dating back to the 13th Century)
  • Piazza Napoleone
  • the cathedral of San Martino, featuring the sculpture of Ilaria del Carretto, deemed the most beautiful funerary monument in Italy and a work of art to compare with Michelangelo’s David, and the Volto Santo, a wooden crucifix dating back to the 8th century, the subject of much lore.
Lucca also features beautiful shops (major fashion brands as well as boutiques brimming with artisan creations), really good gelato and excellent cuisine.

If you have younger children, Lucca is a great kid-friendly place. The ancient wall is a perfect place to stroll and let kids run off some steam. You can also rent bikes for reasonable cost. There are lots of big shade trees so it is quite pleasant even in the heat of summer. You can climb Guinigi Tower and there is no minimum age requirement (as compared to the Leaning Tower of Pisa, where kids have to be at least 8 to climb).

DURATION: up to 4 hrs



1-2 persons € 320

3-4 persons € 360

5-6 persons € 400

7-8 persons € 440

These rates apply if you pay in CASH IN EURO. That's 10% off our full rates!

If paying by credit/debit CARD or through PAYPAL the full rates apply; please write to us for those.

DISCOUNTED RATES
For multi-booking, off-season, and family rates, please contact us.

LAST-MINUTE BOOKINGS
If you book with less than 72 hours of lead time a 50€ supplement applies.

OTHER COSTS & NOTES

    CHURCH DRESS CODE
    Proper attire is required to enter churches (bare shoulders must be covered and shorts/skirts must come down to your knees).

 
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