THE TOP 10 Lucca Day Trips (w/Prices) (2023)

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Cinque Terre Tour Small Group Tour from Lucca

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Experience the beauty of one of Italy’s most famous and photographed destinations on a small-group tour from Lucca to the colorful seaside villages of Cinque Terre. Admire the dramatic contours of the Ligurian coastline as you travel by train and boat between terraced fishing towns that spill down the rocky hillside to the shore. See for yourself why the entire area has been listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Group size is limited for a more personalized tour.

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  • 9 hours
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Self-guided Bike Tour from Lucca to Pisa

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This self-guided bike tour allows travelers to explore country roads between Lucca and Pisa on their way to the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Follow a 20-mile (33 kilometers) route on dirt and asphalt backcountry roads around the Monti Pisani hills. A little over the halfway mark, stop for a break in San Giuliano Terme’s charming central square. Return to Lucca on a direct bike route or short train ride (own expense).

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  • 3 to 6 hours
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Private wine tour - Lucca hills and Montecarlo (2 wineries)

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I'm Simone Vergamini, 3rd classified at the Best Sommelier of Italy 2018 and 2021, and it will be a pleasure to accompany you to discover the best wineries. While traveling, I will tell you about the history of the area and its traditions, the vines and the peculiarities of the area. It will be a pleasure to answer your questions and I will put all my knowledge at your service so that you can go home enriched.We will visit 2 wineries representative of the designations of the province of Lucca (Colline Lucchesi and Montecarlo DOC) and, after having touched the vineyards and visiting the cellars, we will taste the wines produced in combination with local products.I love my job and I constantly travel to discover the best wineries: only small wineries with high quality wines, where you can feel at home, welcomed with passion and professionalism.

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  • 4 to 5 hours
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The Best of Cinque Terre Small Group Tour from Lucca

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“Cinque Terre” means “Five Villages” and this area is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its unique and historical significance. Centuries-old fishing villages characterized by colorful houses that cling to rocky cliffsides along the coastline, the Cinque Terre boasts some of the most dramatic and impressive landscapes in Italy.

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  • 10 hours
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Cinque Terre Small Group Tour from Viareggio-Forte dei Marmi

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The UNESCO-listed Cinque Terre are among the most picturesque destinations along Italy’s coast, but the logistics of visiting these fishing villages can be complicated. With this shore excursion, skip the hassle of arranging transportation and instead reach the coast via minivan and then take in the villages either by train or by boat. Enjoy the flexibility of a private experience and spend as much time as you wish exploring each village.

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  • 8 hours
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Walking Tour and Exploration of Lucca

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Explore the traditional Tuscan town of Lucca on a walking tour of the historic center. Stroll the cobblestone streets, bustling piazzas and old Renaissance walls; trace the city’s Roman past along Via San Paolino and Piazza San Michele; and see the birthplace of local composer Giacomo Puccini. Keep your camera poised as you admire the medieval buildings along Via Fillungo, peek inside San Frediano church and visit landmarks like the Cathedral of San Martino, Piazza Anfiteatro and Torre delle Ore.

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  • 2 hours
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Share your pasta love with Mamma in Lucca

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Discover the secrets to turning out fresh pasta and classic tiramisù like a real Italian 'mamma' with this home cooking class. Join a local cook in her kitchen and learn how to make two different types of pasta from scratch, then try your hand as assembling a creamy tiramisù under her careful guidance. Top off your class with a family-style lunch or dinner featuring the dishes you've created together.

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  • 3 hours
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Your Lucca Walking Tour

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Discover the highlights of Lucca, a charming, walled city in northern Tuscany, during this scenic walking tour. Perfect for first-time visitors, the guided tour covers Lucca’s impressive history. Tick off the main sights in a single stroll, with admission to the 11th-century cathedral included. Discover the stories and legends that have made the small, stunning city so unique, and listen to entertaining anecdotes about its fabled residents.

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  • 2 hours
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Lucca Bikes and Bites with food tastings for Small Groups or Private

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Do as the locals in Lucca do, and get around the city by bike. This half-day Lucca bike tour not only showcases the sights of the old town, but also the city’s food, too. During the ride, you’ll stop to savor a glass of wine along with regional treats such as cured meat and cheese, and learn about Tuscany from your guide. When you book, choose between a small-group tour or a private option just for your personal group.

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  • 3 hours
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Flavours of Lucca, Art, History, Food for Small Groups or Private

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(Video) DAY TRIP FROM FLORENCE | LUCCA 2020

Discover Lucca through its food on this morning walking tour around the city. Walking with a local guide who’s passionate about the city, you’ll get the lowdown on Lucca’s history and culture through insightful commentary, and have the chance to sample Tuscan specialities along the way. Nice touch: The group is capped at just 12 people for a more personal experience.

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  • 2 hours&nbsp30 minutes
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Lucca: Self-Guided Tour by Bike with MAP

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Lucca is one of the most cyclist-friendly cities in Italy, with a compact historic center and scenic bike path atop the medieval city walls. Explore its old town on two wheels with this self-guided bike tour through the town center. Follow the custom map to take in Lucca’s top sights at your own pace, stopping to read about the town’s history and main attractions in the map details.

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  • 3 to 4 hours
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Chianti Wine and Vinci half day Small Group Tour from Lucca

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While in Lucca, tack an easy day trip to the Chianti region onto your itinerary. Your tour leader eliminates the hassle of navigating on your own so that you can take in the sweeping countryside views along the way. After a wine tasting with food pairings at a Chianti vineyard, continue on to the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci. Round-trip transport is included for your convenience.

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Siena and San Gimignano and Chianti wine Small-Group Tour from Lucca

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Discover two Tuscany’s most famous and well-preserved medieval villages on this small-group tour from Lucca. See why the UNESCO-listed town of San Gimignano earned the nickname of ‘Medieval Manhattan’ with its many imposing stone towers, and visit the home of Italy’s famous Palio horse race in Siena. Finish your day in the country with a tasting of the region’s renowned wines at a historic winery tucked into the Tuscan hills.

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  • 10 hours
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Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti Wine Small Group from Lucca

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Explore Tuscany in a day and visit the most beautiful medieval villages Siena and San Gimignano on a small group tourfrom Lucca. A special guided Chianti wine tasting is included.We’ll drive long the panoramic chianti vineyards and stopto try the best Chianti red and Vernaccia white wines. You’ll have a chance to sample local products like Extra Virgin OliveOil, bruschettas and Pecorino cheeses.With the special attention of our tour leaders will be easy to enjoythe world-renowned beauty and culture of Tuscany,the fairy towers of San Gimignano and the unique cathedral andPiazza del Campo in Siena.

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  • 11 hours
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The best unforgetable tour in Tuscany in order to discover the real life in Tuscany. You willvisit the great countryside, you will discover the old wineries so you can understand the old and news wine-making process. Vineyards, olive trees, old houses, this is just something you will find in your tour. San Gimignano, the ancient medieval village, considered one of the most beautiful village in Italy.

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  • 7 hours
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A customized day trip to Portovenere & the Cinque Terrefor the discerning traveler seeking an authentic Italian experience on a small group tour with only the very best of English speaking driver-guides. Travel from Lucca to discover the colorful fishing townof Portovenere and adventure through the five Cinque Terre villages; a World Heritage site of outstanding beauty. We have great recommendations for planning a wonderful day for you however, as a private tour, if there is anything you would particularly like to see or do, just let us know and we'll do our best to incorporate this into your day. As a small group private tour, you'll visit Italy close up in comfortable Mercedes minivans.

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  • 9 hours
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Self guided bike tour in the nature to Villa Reale

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Explore Lucca and the surrounding beauties by bike at your own pace.At the shop we will give you all instructions to follow our customised itinerary on a free app for mobile and all accessories to be independent and safe and then you have just to cycle and have fun! You don't need to consume your mobile data, everything works off-line.You can choose an easy tour, following the northern variant of the Via Francigena along the cycle path of Serchio river park, to reach Villa Oliva, Villa Grabau and Villa Reale. In particular, it is possible to enter Villa Reale and the park (entrance fee not included) and stop for as long as you want on the lawn for a picnic or cool off at the villa's cafe. EASY - aprox 25 km round trip.Our staff will be at your disposal for any needs.

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  • 3 to 6 hours
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Private wine tour - 2 beautiful wineries and lunch in the heart of Bolgheri

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I'm Simone Vergamini, 3rd place in the Best Sommelier of Italy 2018, 2021 and 2022, and it will be a pleasure to accompany you to discover the best wineries. During the journeys I will tell you the history of the area and its traditions, the vines and the peculiarities of the area. It will be a pleasure to answer your questions and I will put all my knowledge at your service so that you will go home enriched.We will visit 2 splendid wineries representative of the Bolgheri area and, after having touched the vineyards and visited the cellars, we will taste the wines produced in combination with local products.Between one visit and another, a lunch based on typical local products in the heart of the beautiful town of Bolgheri.I love my job and I constantly travel to discover the best wineries: only small wineries with high quality wines, where you can feel at home, welcomed with passion and professionalism.

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  • 8 to 9 hours
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Florence and Chianti experience Tour from Lucca Including Wine

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Travel to the birthplace of the Renaissance and the world-famous Chianti wine region on this full-day tour from Lucca. Feel like you stepped back to the 15th century while strolling among the charming piazzas and monuments of Florence on either a guided or independent tour. With the guided option, get skip-the-line access to the Uffizi Gallery, home to thousands of Renaissance masterpieces. Finish the day on a gourmet note with tastings of renowned Chianti varietals at a local winery. Group size is limited for a more personalized experience.

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  • 9 hours
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Supertuscan wine day tour from Livorno, Lucca, Pisa or Piombino

Supertuscans swept the wine world in the 1980s, and with this tour you can take an inside look into the production of these popular reds. Enjoy pickup from a choice of locations and stops at two different wineries in the Supertuscan-producing area of Bolgheri to tour their vineyards and cellars. Learn about the history and production of their wines during guided tastings and cap off your day with a Tuscan lunch.

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  • 8 hours
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Fiat 500 tour-Drive a vintage car in the Tuscan countryside

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Through the "Drive the Vintage" tour it will be possible to have a timeless experience that blends the classic Italian style with the typical beauty that only the Tuscan countryside can offer ... Get on board our vintage Fiat 500 cars to discover the real Tuscan landscapes, traditions, colors, and flavors. What are you waiting for? Call your friends to spend a carefree and fun day in the company of a chubby little car immersed in the lush Tuscan scenery.max 3 people per carThis experience consists in discovering the Lucca area aboard a splendid vintage Fiat 500 in the company of your friends, all organized down to the smallest detail.In each car max 3 people.

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  • 4 to 5 hours

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Chianti Lovers Tour- 2 Wineries and SuperTuscan Small Group from Lucca

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Depart from Pisa for a half-day tour that includes sightseeing in Lucca and wine tasting in Montecarlo. Start by taking in the Lucca Cathedral, San Michele in Foro church, and the popular Via Fillungo shopping street. Hear about the ancient Romans that built Amphitheatre Square (Piazza dell'Anfiteatro) and see the old town walls. Continue to the charming village of Montecarlo for a wine tasting that features Sangiovese and Trebbiano Toscano. Your tour includes comfortable transportation from Pisa, wine tasting, and hotel pickup and drop-off.

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  • 6 hours
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A customized day trip of Chianti countryside and San Gimignano for the discerning traveler seeking an authentic Italian experience on a small group tour with only the very best of English speaking driver-guides. Travel from Lucca to discover delightful Chianti villages, enjoy some of the best wines this area has to offer as well as visit the enchanting hilltop towered town of San Gimignano. Visit Italy close up in a comfortable Mercedes minivan taking you into the very heart of the beautiful Tuscan countryside. This is a leisurely and relaxing day with time to sit back and enjoy the food and wine of Tuscany.

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  • 9 hours
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Volterra, Bocelli's Theatre and San Gimignano Tour by Minivan

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Travel to the capital of the ancient Etruscan empire on a half-day tour from Pisa to Volterra. After journeying through the rolling green hills and valleys of the Tuscan countryside, explore Volterra’s many layers of history on a tour of highlights including the ancient Roman theater, Medici fortress and Bishop’s Palace. Learn about the area’s traditional alabaster industry on a factory tour, and admire a modern cultural gem with a visit to the open-air amphitheater created by famed Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli.

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  • 8 hours
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FAQs

Is Lucca worth a day trip? ›

Lucca is one of the cities most loved all of Tuscany, a stop that can not really miss in a classic itinerary to the discovery of the region. The city can be visited in a day, but if you want to appreciate the best stop for a few days or choose it as a base to explore central or north Tuscany.

How do I spend a day in Lucca? ›

What to see and do in Lucca in one day
  1. Visit the Cathedral of San Martino. San Martino Cathedral, Lucca- Credit: C. ...
  2. Explore the streets of the historic centre. Lucca from the Guinigi Tower- Credit: C. ...
  3. Have an aperitivo in piazza del Anfiteatro. ...
  4. Visit the Giacomo Puccini Museum. ...
  5. Walk hand in hand along the old walls.

How many days should I spend in Lucca? ›

A scenic and historic walled city, Lucca reflects that romantic image that people have of life in Tuscany. Those who choose to visit aren't going to be disappointed, especially as you only need 1 day in Lucca to uncover its charms.

Is Lucca better than Pisa? ›

Lucca ! Pisa is one of my least favorite Italian towns. It's worth a short visit to see the beautiful duomo and of course the tower but it lacks the charm and intimacy of Lucca. Lucca on the other hand is small, gorgeous, warm and friendly, safe.

How long is the walk around Lucca? ›

Get to know this 2.7-mile loop trail near Lucca, Tuscany. Generally considered an easy route, it takes an average of 59 min to complete. This is a very popular area for birding, hiking, and mountain biking, so you'll likely encounter other people while exploring.

What food is Lucca known for? ›

Lucca is known, too, for foods like tortelli lucchesi with ragout sauce, served on festive and holiday occasions; pork roasted on the grill or with aromatic herbs, rabbit cacciatore with olives, chicken al mattone, fried chicken with fried vegetables and Baccala (cod) roasted with chickpeas or stewed with fresh leeks.

How much should I expect to spend per day in Italy? ›

What is this? On average you can expect a trip to Italy to cost €55-130 per person per day (around $60 to $150 USD) for budget to mid-range travellers. These prices will be heavily influenced by how you chose to spend your money across accommodation, transportation, food, activities, and entertainment.

What day is the market in Lucca? ›

Market days in the Province of Lucca. LUCCA: In town, every Wednesday and Saturday - in Via dei Bacchettoni.

Is one day in Naples enough? ›

If you are looking to enjoy the top highlights of Naples, then one day is sufficient to get a little taste of what the city has to offer. With this being said, due to the nature of the place, there is no way that you can see more than a couple of paid attractions in one day.

Which is better Siena or Lucca? ›

Lucca is quieter, smaller easier to get around and has a more small town feel. It does have some great medieval art, as Ruskin noted. Siena is also more central and a good base for visiting the sights of central Tuscany, like Chianti or San Gim. You pays your money and you takes your choice.

Why is Lucca famous? ›

Lucca is known as one of the Italian's "Città d'arte" (Arts town), thanks to its intact Renaissance-era city walls and its very well preserved historic center, where, among other buildings and monuments, are located the Piazza dell'Anfiteatro, which has its origins in the second half of the 1st century A.D. and the ...

Can you visit Lucca and Pisa in one day? ›

Pisa and Lucca are perfect for two days off from Florence discovering more about what Tuscany has to offer. They are very easy to reach and you can also combine them in one single day if you need to optimize time in your busy schedule.

How much is a taxi from Pisa to Lucca? ›

The price for a private transfer from Pisa Airport to Lucca starts from 100.00 € by car (up to 3 passengers) and from 116.00 € for a transfer by van (up to 8 passengers).

What is the main piazza in Lucca? ›

Piazza Napoleone, commonly known as Piazza Grande, is the main square of Lucca, the place where every year in July is held one of the most important music festivals in Italy, the Lucca Summer Festival.

Is Lucca near Cinque Terre? ›

The wonderful town of Lucca is situated in the northwest of Tuscany, only 20 km away from Pisa, about 90 km from the Cinque Terre.

How long is the loop around Garden of the Gods? ›

Our Favorite Hiking Trails at Garden of the Gods

This trail is in the heart of the Park at the base of the highest rock formations. A moderate, 1/2 mile loop, with less than a 100-foot rise in elevation.

How do you get around in Lucca Italy? ›

Taxis are available within Lucca, but because of the city's small size, they are not generally used within the city. Taxi Lucca is one company offering service in the city, and can be reached at (0583/494989). Busses and trains are the best options for commuting via public transportation to other areas of Tuscany.

How do I get to the wall of Lucca? ›

The picture above shows the wall of Lucca from the outside near the station of Lucca. As soon as you leave the station you can see the “Mura”. There is no city gate directly at the station. But as a pedestrian, you can take a small path to the wall, on a staircase you get to the top of the city wall.

Does Lucca have a dress code? ›

We have had people in tuxedos and gowns, and others in T-shirts and shorts. Come in whatever makes you comfortable!

What wine is Lucca known for? ›

Colline Lucchesi DOC, established in 1986, is named for the hills to the north and east of the town of Lucca, in the famous Italian wine region of Tuscany. The DOC is the source of red and white Colline Lucchesi wines in blended and varietal forms, both sweet and dry.

What does Lucca mean in Italian? ›

Lucca is a gender-neutral name of Italian origin. Meaning "bringer of light," this lyrical appellation will tie baby to their heritage while reminding them of their spirit's brightness.

How much cash should I carry to Italy? ›

Bring $100-200 USD cash, but keep it stashed away and don't change into Euro. It's only to be used as a fallback if every ATM in the country is out of order at the same time. Use ATMs to withdraw Euro from cash machine in the airport upon arrival, and replenish your Euro supply at an ATM when you run low.

Do you tip in Italy? ›

First off, tipping in Italy is neither mandatory nor expected, but if you do decide to do so, the gesture is a very clear indicator that you appreciated the service provided.

How much should I budget for a trip to Italy? ›

Average total Family trip to Italy cost: $12,950
CategoryExpense
Transportation$ 925
Tours & activities$ 1,425
Food$ 1,500
Souvenirs & miscellaneous$ 600
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Is Chatuchak market worth visiting? ›

Located in the heart of the Thai capital, this massive market is home to more than 15,000 stalls, so you're sure to find whatever it is that you're looking for. Whether you're a seasoned bargain hunter or a first-time shopper, Chatuchak Market is definitely worth a visit!

Is Lucca open on Sunday? ›

reservations. Lucca's is open at 5 p.m. for dinner Wednesday through Sunday (yes we are open on Sunday).

Is Lucca Open for lunch? ›

Now Open for Lunch — Lucca Osteria & Bar.

How much is taxi from Naples to Amalfi? ›

Taxi fare from Naples International Airport to Amalfi

A one-way trip from Naples airport to Amalfi Coast costs approximately €85, without any added supplements.

Is Naples Italy cheap? ›

Is Naples in Italy an expensive holiday destination? Naples is affordable in comparison with other Italian cities such as Rome or Florence. Food is cheaper than in Northern Europe, drinks like wine or Aperol are not expensive at all. Accommodation is also relatively cheap.

How much money should I take to Naples? ›

How much money will you need for your trip to Naples? You should plan to spend around €103 ($100) per day on your vacation in Naples, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, €32 ($31) on meals for one day and €17 ($17) on local transportation.

What is the prettiest part of Tuscany? ›

The 11 Most Beautiful Towns in Tuscany
  • MONTEPULCIANO.
  • SAN GIMIGNANO.
  • VOLTERRA.
  • LUCCA.
  • MONTERIGGIONI.
  • CORTONA.
  • PITIGLIANO.
  • MONTEFIORALLE.
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Is Lucca Italy worth seeing? ›

The medieval cityscape is well preserved, so you can stroll through Lucca's picturesque alleyways, across impressive squares and past beautiful sights. In short: Anyone longing to visit a picture-perfect Italian town will love Lucca.

What language do they speak in Lucca Italy? ›

Moreover, studying the Italian spoken in Tuscany, and especially in Lucca, you will learn one of the varieties of Italian language that is more similar to standard Italian.

What is closed in Lucca on Mondays? ›

1. Re: Day trip to Lucca, Sunday or Monday? If you visit Lucca on a Sunday or a Monday the Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Mansi and the Museo Nazionale di Villa Guinigi are closed on those days though both the Torre Guinigi and Torre delle Ore will be open.

Is there a dress code for Pisa? ›

The cathedral is a place of worship, and visitors are asked to ensure that their clothes cover their shoulders, and not to wear extremely short shorts or skirts. Visitors are also asked to remove hats while inside the church.

How many hours in Pisa is enough? ›

Once at the Leaning Tower, it only takes several minutes to take those goofy photos. Allow more time to climb the tower or visit the cathedral. If you plan to climb the tower and visit the other monuments, a visit lasts up to 2 to 3 hours.

Is a day trip to Pisa enough? ›

Is one day in Pisa enough? 1 day in Pisa is more than enough to climb the Leaning Tower and discover the sights on the Square of Miracles. In fact, Pisa could be seen in only half a day, if you're short on time. It's a great destination for a day trip from Florence.

Is Uber or taxi cheaper in Italy? ›

For long distances Uber can be cheaper than a taxi in Italy. As in any big city like New York City or a city you don't know, even in Rome taking a taxi may not seem like a simple thing. However, you can find a taxi and hail a cab really easily.

How do you pay for buses in Tuscany? ›

Buy the ticket at the tobacconist or at the ATAF Information Office “Ufficio Informazioni dell'ATAF” (Piazza Adua; 7-20 in front of the train station). If you buy them on board, the price is 2€. ATAF Buses are the best way to get from Florence to Fiesole and Piazzale Michelangelo.

Does Lucca Italy have Uber? ›

Lucca: Get a ride. Travel. Explore.

Planning a trip is easy with Uber.

What is the most beautiful town square in Italy? ›

  • Siena – Piazza del Campo. ...
  • Arezzo–Piazza Grande. ...
  • Ascoli Piceno – Piazza del Popolo. ...
  • Rome (Vatican City) – Piazza San Pietro. ...
  • Sassari – Piazza d'Italia. ...
  • Naples – Piazza del Plebiscito. ...
  • Lecce–Piazza del Duomo. Share. ...
  • Syracuse (Siracusa) – Piazza del Duomo. Simply stunning: Piazza del Duomo in Syracuse's old town (Photo: Wikimedia)
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What is the most famous piazza in Italy? ›

Piazza San Pietro, Rome

The most famous of all piazzas in Italy, Saint Peter's Square serves as the entry point to the greatest basilica of the Christian world: St. Peter's Basilica. Built around 1667, the striking square and its grand colonnades represent the core of the Vatican City.

Why is Volterra famous? ›

Now noted primarily as an Etruscan and medieval art centre, Volterra has the remains of Etruscan walls enlarged in the 4th and 3rd centuries bc, two Etruscan-Roman gateways, and circular tombs from the 6th century bc with vaults of concentric rings supported by a central pillar.

Which is the most beautiful village in Cinque Terre? ›

Manarola. With its multicoloured houses hidden high in the hills overlooking the sea, Manarola is one of the most charming villages of the Cinque Terre, and widely considered to be the most beautiful.

Is Amalfi or Cinque Terre better? ›

Amalfi Coast is the winner when it comes to family-friendly accommodations, but Cinque Terre is more compact and quicker to get around. If you plan to take your kids to Pompeii, then Amalfi Coast is a clear choice, while Cinque Terre is a better choice if you're visiting other destinations in the north.

Is Lucca worth going to? ›

The short answer is a resounding YES! In my opinion, Lucca is one of the most beautiful and peaceful towns in Tuscany. Its historic center has a unique feeling of calm and excitement all at once. If you are visiting Tuscany, then I highly recommend adding Lucca to your itinerary.

Should I go to Siena or Lucca? ›

Lucca is quieter, smaller easier to get around and has a more small town feel. It does have some great medieval art, as Ruskin noted. Siena is also more central and a good base for visiting the sights of central Tuscany, like Chianti or San Gim. You pays your money and you takes your choice.

Can you see Pisa and Lucca a day? ›

Pisa and Lucca are perfect for two days off from Florence discovering more about what Tuscany has to offer. They are very easy to reach and you can also combine them in one single day if you need to optimize time in your busy schedule.

Is one day in Siena enough? ›

Siena is easy to visit if you only have one day since it is a compact city with just a few big sites. With one day in Siena, visit the Duomo, get one of the best views in Italy from the Torre del Mangia, wander the historic old town, and dine at one of many fine restaurants.

Where is the best place to stay for day trips Tuscany? ›

Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Arezzo, Siena are the best area to stay in Tuscany without a car because they are the big town in Tuscany with well connected public transportation. Florence is a major center for trains and buses across Tuscany, you can easily take day trips to many towns.

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