Lucca: Musical Walking Tour with Puccini Museum Visit

Lucca: Musical Walking Tour with Puccini Museum Visit

From $18.22 per person

Discover the city of Giacomo Puccini and many other musicians, such as The Rolling Stones, on this walking tour through Lucca's vibrant musical history.

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Valid 1 day
Starting time 10:45 AM
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
Wheelchair accessible


  • Discover the interior of the Teatro del Giglio
  • Follow in the footsteps of Puccini, Boccherini, The Rolling Stones and others
  • Explore the Puccini Museum, the birthplace of the most famous composer and celebrity in Lucca's history
  • Experience a guided tour accompanied by musical excerpts
Full description
Immerse yourself in the vibrant and varied history of Italy's most musical city on this walking tour. Meet your guide at the entrance to the historical Teatro del Giglio and enjoy a guided tour of the interior of the theater, interspersed with musical performances throughout your tour. Outside the theater, stroll in the footsteps of David Bowie, Elton John and the Rolling Stones in Piazza Napoleone, all of whom have performed concerts here. Admire the facade of San Martino Cathedral, where musicians of great quality have been produced throughout the centuries. Wander along Lucca’s narrow medieval streets to reach the Luigi Boccherini Conservatory, named after the illustrious cellist and composer born in the city. Later, discover the characteristic oval-shaped Piazza dell’Anfiteatro where gladiators battled in Roman times and where artists such as Joe Cocker and Ray Charles have performed in more recent years. Reach the residence where Niccolò Paganini, the famous violinist, lived while in town and listen to the languid notes of one of his famous guitar and violin serenades which was composed in Lucca. Finish your tour at the birthplace of the most famous composer and celebrity in Lucca's history: Giacomo Puccini.
  • Guided tour
  • Teatro del Giglio and the Puccini Birthplace Museum entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

At the ticket office of the Teatro del Giglio

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • Should the theatre be closed, a place of equal musical interest will be visited
  • Please note that this price does not include entrance tickets to the museums, tickets can be purchased on the day of the activity from your tour guide at a cost of 5 euros
  • Children under the age of 15 go free on this tour but will be required to pay the museum entrance fees
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This tour was one of the best events we experienced in 2020 properly. We been in Lucca in October and browsed through the options of guided tours. Instead of a usual walking tour, we decided to go with this special version as we are both music fans. It was a perfect mix of classical & modern musical explanations combined with a lot of insights into the city and its history. We will come again the next time we are around.

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December 5, 2020

Il tour è stata una vera e propria scoperta: essendo della zona abbiamo sempre vissuto la Lucca dello shopping in Finlungo, degli aperitivi sulle mura e delle fiere ...invece è stata una scoperta dal punto di vista culturale e musicale! Grazie a Gabriele, la nostra guida che in maniera simpatica e professionale al tempo stesso ci ha raccontato la storia di Lucca, aneddoti curiosi, ci ha fatto ascoltare brani musicali..e sicuramente non ha lesinato il suo tempo con noi, anzi regalandocene anche di più! Consigliatissimo! Grazie Vanessa, Alice, Martina!

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October 17, 2020


Ero l'unica turista a partecipare al tour. Nonostante ciò, l'attività si è svolta ugualmente e la guida Paola non si è risparmiata. Innanzitutto un bel giro della città corredato da informazioni storiche e sulla vita culturale di Lucca (assolutamente necessario a chi, come me, ci mette piede per la prima volta). Poi il taglio musicale è stato azzeccatissimo, veramente bello, ascolti (dal telefono) super, molto suggestivi. Guida gentilissima e disponibile, molto coinvolgente. Davvero una bella esperienza.

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September 13, 2020

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