Lucca Full and Half Day Tours

Explore Lucca's Classic Sights on a Guided Walking Tour

Type: Private and shared tour options available
Duration: Half day and full day options
Special information: Note that entry to churches in Italy requires approproate attire - no miniskirts, shorts or uncovered shoulders please

 

See Lucca's famous amphitheatre, quirky towers and charming churches on a guided walking tour



The best way to see Lucca is on a walking tour and this all-encompassing tour begins with an introduction covering the city's history, past and present economy and a visit to the famous city walls. A guided tour around the main sites of this historic city then begins.

You will also visit:

  • San Paolino Street 
  • Puccini’s birthplace
  • Church of San Michele
  • Piazza Napoleone and nearby Piazza del Giglio 
  • Church of San Frediano
  • Guinigi Tower with its 220 steps (entry available on request)
  • Palazzo Mansi or Palazzo Pfanner and its baroque gardens (entry available on request)

As part of this tour, you will also see the elegant shopping street of Via Fillungo, which is flanked by stunning medieval buildings and towers, including the tree-topped Torre Guinigi.

This tour lasts approximately 6 hours with a 90-minute lunch break.

If you would like to book a Lucca walking tour or you would like us to arrange any customised tour for you, please call one of our dedicated team on 01223 637331 or Click here to send us an enquiry.

 

Other Tour Options

We have a wide selection of Lucca tours available in addition to our classic walking tours. Here are just a sample of what we can offer but, to find out more, please call a member of our dedicated team on (UK) 01223 637331 / (US) 1-347-594-5500 or click here to send an online enquiry.

Lucca and Puccini

Lucca has a rich musical tradition and, every year, plays host to a popular music festival that attracts top international artists.

This Lucca and Puccini tour visits the birthplace of one of Lucca's most famous musicians: Giacomo Puccini, where there is now a facinating museum with portraits, a rich collection of letters, his Steinway piano and other significant memorabilia.

During this tour, you bilingual guide will entertain you with tales of Puccini's turbulent private life during the tour.

The tour can be extended to visit Torre del Lago, a little lake resort approximately 25 km west of Lucca, where Puccini spent much of his time. This can include a visit to his house, which is now a museum run by his grand daughter, and the nearby seaside resort of Viareggio.

The tour lasts approximately 3.5 hours (or 7 hours with a trip to Torre del Lago) and is available Wednesday to Sunday.

If you would like to book this tour or you would like us to arrange any customised tour for you, please call one of our dedicated team on 01223 637331 or Click here to send us an enquiry.

Villa Tour with Wine & Olive Tasting in the Hills

This tour includes a visit to the perfectly-situated Villa Torrigiani set some 2 km north of Torrigiani, which boasts stunning Tuscan gardens and an elegantly-decorated interior. The villa is also home to frutiful and scenic vineyards, yielding breathtaking views and a rich wine cellar, with rare and equisite wines and olive oil.

As a part of the tour, you will taste three different wines and you will also taste some delicious antipasti, as well as vinsanto with homemade almond biscuits.

This tour lasts approximately 4 hours and is an unmissable treat for any wine connoisseur!

If you would like to book any of these tours or you would like us to arrange any customised tour for you, please call one of our dedicated team on 01223 637331 or Click here to send us an enquiry.