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Lucca City Add-On

The ancient city of the Etruscans
 
Add on Italy’s best-preserved medieval, walled city to your Inntravel holiday in northern Italy. Following our notes for a self-guided walking tour, you’ll uncover a rich history, art and heritage. You can also circumnavigate the ramparts, either on foot or by bike.
Lucca City Add-On. 2 nights
Lucca City Add-On. 2 nights
 

Holiday information

 

Lucca

Often overlooked as visitors head for the more famous cities of Siena, Florence and Pisa, Lucca is a remarkable and captivating city which contains a wealth of medieval and Renaissance architecture and impressive art. Within its medieval ramparts, a reminder of more volatile times, red-tiled houses and ancient churches line narrow cobbled streets that lead to delightful squares, nowhere more so than the Piazza Anfiteatro. As well as its surprising art, the city also boasts fine dining in abundance, cheerful cafes, colourful markets and easy access to the surrounding countryside and coast.
 
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Sightseeing

The key to Inntravel holidays is flexibility. You can start on the day of your choice, and are free to add extra nights.
  • Discover them on foot or by bike
    The first thing that you see, and the first feature to demand closer inspection, are the massive ramparts that encircle this fascinating medieval town. Built in four main phases that began during the days of the Roman Empire, they now provide a perfect viewing platform over the heart of the Old Town. Each of the four sides is planted with a different type of tree, making autumn an especially colourful time to visit. Walk or cycle round them to appreciate their size – a wide grassy area separates the Old Town from the surrounding New Town.
  • Notes for a self-guided walking tour included
    Our self-guided city walking tour takes you on a leisurely walk round the main sites as well as along quiet back streets to reach bustling squares and secluded corners. Visit the Casa di Puccini, birthplace of composer Giacomo Puccini, and explore the plethora of medieval basilica-form churches, some dating from the 8th century. Other highlights include the cathedral; the Piazza dell'Anfiteatro which covers the site of the Roman arena; the botanical gardens; and the Torre delle Ore ('The Clock Tower').
 

Accommodation

We offer a choice of two hotels, both ideally located for exploring the city. Please state your preference when booking.

We provide suggestions for where to eat out in the documentation that we send you prior to your holiday.
 
Prices
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  • Piccolo Hotel Puccini, 2 nights: 01 March 2019 - 30 November 2019

    Start any day | End by latest date(s) shown above

    Starting Add on 2 nights Single supplement
    1 Mar - 1 Nov 2019 £132 £56
    2 - 28 Nov 2019 £106 £50

    Includes accommodation and meals as described. No travel is included as it is assumed that you are travelling via the city as part of your main Inntravel holiday.

    If you are flying via a different airport and would like us to arrange connecting travel, please contact us for a quotation.

  • Extra nights (£ per person per night) in a double or single room

    Piccolo Hotel Puccini, Lucca (B&B) Double room Single room
    01 Mar - 01 Nov 2019 £58 £83
    02 Nov - 28 Nov 2019 £46 £68
  • £ per person based on 2 sharing

    Illaria Add on 2 nights Single supplement
    1 - 30 March £94 £60
    31 March - 16 April £180 £112
    17 April - 31 July £198 £116
    1 - 30 August £180 £112
    31 August - 3 November #~ £198 £116
    4 - 28 November £94 £60

    # ADD £16pp/n (£38pn in a single room) 12-13 Sep & 9-11 Oct. ~ ADD £98pp/n (£196pn in a single room) 30 Oct-3 Nov

  • This information is for guidance only; no travel is included in our prices and you should pay locally for your chosen option.

    Lucca does not have its own airport. The nearest is at Pisa. For more information about the airport, visit the Pisa airport website.

    Getting between Pisa airport and Lucca (36km):

    Public transport Approx. duration Frequency
    Bus 1 hour every 30/60 minutes
    Train 30 minutes every 30 minutes
    Other options Approx. duration Approx. cost
    Taxi 30 minutes TBA
What is included
  • 2 nights
  • 2 breakfasts
  • street plan
  • notes for a self-guided city walking tour
 
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