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Chiesa di San Francesco

The Church of San Francesco is located in the historic centre of Lucca, in a square with the same name, next to the former convent, where the Franciscans lived from 1228 until 2003.

Mario Tobino

Preserving, enhancing, but also exploiting and developing the great cultural heritage of Mario Tobino.

Chiesa di Santa Caterina, altare

The Church of St. Caterina, known among the people of Lucca as the Church of the Cigar Makers, has been realized in the first half of the eighteenth century by Francesco Pini and it is the largest example of religious Baroque building in Lucca.


The Church of Santa Maria della Rosa was built around 1300 in Via della Rosa, in the historic centre of Lucca. Originally the building was a chapel dedicated to the "Madonna tra i Santi Pietro e Paolo", also known as the "Madonna della Rosa" for the flowers in her hand.

Museo Cresci

The "Museum Paolo Cresci for the history of Italian emigration" is located in the chapel of Santa Maria della Misericordia, in Palazzo Ducale.