The province of Lucca appears "rich and attractive" today as it did in 1742 to Carlo Goldoni, starting from the capital from the hundred churches, mostly medieval, and the impressive walls. And also from the villas in Lucca to the caves of the...
Apuan mountains, from Devil's Bridge and the villages of Garfagnanaso poetically described in the verses of Pascoli, to the bars of Versilia.
These are just quick notes for a trip in Tuscany which has many other pleasant surprises that you will discover by staying for a weekend or a week in a farmhouse or holiday house or villa in one of the properties we offer.
Main events in the province of Lucca
Feast of Santa Zita
LuccaPiazza dellAnfiteatro, April
Large flower market to commemorate the miracle of bread transformed into flowers for the Blessed
Palio della balestra
Lucca, Piazza del Duomo, 12 July of each year, festa di San Paolino (patron of the city)
Preceded and followed by an impressive costume parade, parading the twelve archers who compete with crossbow