The city for the newbies
The ideal tour for the first time travelers to Lucca. An easy and light itinerary to give you the chance to make acquaintance with the city, its art, tradition and history. Churches, monuments and squares will speak to you and tell you their past and present times.
Do not forget that if you really would like to feel a proper lucchese, the tour can be done by bike!
These will be some of the highlights: the walls, San Michele and San Frediano Churches (an interior visit can be optional), the high street , the roman Amphitheatre, the Cathedral and Napoleon's square.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Train Station, bus station or any central square (Napoleone, San Michele)are easy and possible meeting points. If you are staying in Lucca inside the walls I can meet you at your accommodation.
End location: It can be the same as the meeting location or we will agree together the best end point according to your needs: shopping, eating, relaxing.
Duration: 3 hours
This basic tour can be done walking but also cycling. There are plenty of bikes rental shop in town. Please let me know before you like to do it by bike so that I can arrange it.
3 fantastic hours discovering a charming city with the assistance of a private guide!
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 Euros (cash) - You may decide on the spot that you want to have a look inside the Cathedral or you feel very active to climb the steps to reach the top of Guinigi tower or you need to fulfill a primary necessity ;) (Public toilets cost 0.60€)
Entrance as the Cathedral: 3.00€ p.person or Guinigi Tower climbing: 4.00€ p.person
Public toilets: 0.60€
Bike rentals: 3,50€ per hour
Apart for the bike rental, everything can be arranged on the spot. Any booking is required and there are no lines.
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
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We had a wonderful tour with Paola! She was very knowledgeable and friendly and was great with our kids! I would recommend this tour whole-heartedly!