The history of the plain around Lucca has a strong relation to the water element. The very name of Lucca recalls its past as a Ligurian town and the presence of water spots, "luk", all around the small hill on which the town was founded.
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The winter months are particularly suitable for those looking for the truest face of the city.
On colder days the Museums are excellent shelters that help us to know unexpected or little known aspects of Lucca and often offer activities to do in a group with friends, family and ... to Lucca!
We propose some, known and less known, for an unusual afternoon in Lucca
Some elderly people remember: today is the beginning of spring at the seaside, where on February 21st the climate is mild and spring arrives earlier.
Attentive and curious visitors wandering around Lucca will probably wonder about what is hidden behind the doors of the town's buildings, what secrets or treasures are kept by locals behind the large window bars.
There are many answers and we suggest to follow the thread....of silk.
A journey through the lives and sufferings of various artists in which creativity and madness come together in the indelible representation of the most obscure part of the human mind. A unique environment that houses some masterpieces of the great history of international art, belonging to prestigious private collections and important Italian and international museums.
Apuane or the Apennines? The reassuring grass of the Apennine Tosco Emiliano meadows or the "magical" places and landscapes of the Apuan Alps, a mountain with a view of the sea? The first days of January are perfect for an invigorating hike in the mountains, well covered to enjoy the cold winter air with the certainty that at the end you will find ...
Since millennia the days around the solstice are marked by important festivals and celebrations. A fortiori in places where the Sun itself seems to "play" and offer ideas for rituals and festivities.
One day after another, walking through the streets of the historic center of Lucca you realize that a new light has come on, that the skating rink has arrived in Piazza Napoleone, that the decorations of lights and stars are more and more, sumptuous Christmas trees pop up in the shops.
Christmas is near!