Guided tour

Lucca: Renaissance City Walls Walking Tour

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Lucca: Renaissance City Walls Walking Tour

Activity provider: Coop. Turislucca
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From US$ 10.56 per person

The Walls of Lucca are a unique heritage in regard to European city planning and architecture. Explore the walls and also visit their interior to discover the galleries and rooms within.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Take a stroll on the historic walls of Lucca
  • Learn from your local guide the history of this Italian fortification
  • Visit the interior of its bastions
  • Marvel at the immense brick vaults of the interior galleries
Full description
Built during the Renaissance, the Walls of Lucca are a leading example of Italian fortification. Explore this large public park that surrounds and delimits the historical center. Immerse in the elevated walkway, flanked by different varieties of trees. Also, take in the incredible experience of visiting their interior. Discover the galleries and the recently restored rooms. The restoration has given back one of the most treasured monuments to the inhabitants of Lucca and has made moving from the inside of the city to the outside, simple and very suggestive. Learn from your local guide all about the evolution of military engineering in Italy from the 13th to the 17th centuries. Visit the interior of the bastions that incidentally were never used for defensive purposes. Also, discover the immense brick vaults of the galleries, built for the purpose of hiding the heavy bronze cannons.
Includes
  • Bilingual tour guide
    Covid-19 precautions

    You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the activity starts. Meet your guide by the entrance of the tourist information center.

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes

    Know before you go

    • This tour will take place rain or shine
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    4.9 /5

    based on 11 reviews

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    April 29, 2022

    Paola gave me a very interesting guided tour. Friendly and competent.

    April 8, 2022

    November 12, 2021

    Product ID: 399188