Lucca Comics & Games - instructions for use
Here we are to host the most important cross-media festival in Europe: board game, video game, role playing, fantasy, animation, novel, cinema and TV series. Welcome to Lucca Comics & Games 2019 !
Lucca Comics & Games 2019
has been the leading community event dedicated to pop culture since 1966. With almost 800,000 total visitors, over 40,000 square meters of exhibition space, 20 exhibitions, more than 500 events.
5 days of meetings with authors and publishers, shows and concerts, LC&G is an unmissable event for fans all over the world.
The historic center of the city of Lucca, in the heart of Tuscany, is transformed into a space out of time.
from October 30 to November 3 the historic center of Lucca is Lucca Comics and Games!
Our advice to reach and live the event in the best way in a few moves.
1) Get your ticket!
Accessses to pavillons are allowed to 90.000 visitors /day.
From the opening of the presale, at 4.00 p.m. on 29 July 2019, the official website www.luccacomicsandgames.it will constantly indicate the number of tickets still available for each day.
Tickets are on sale from July 8th!
You can buy them online on the dedicated page of the official website where you can find information on Tickets and Subscriptions, Types, Conventions and Reductions, Groups,
or at the Ticket Offices on site from 8.30 am to 5.30 pm from 30 October to 3 November 2019 inclusive (if tickets are still available).
Ticket offices and welcome desk: they will be located at the train station, in Piazza Risorgimento, Via del Pallone, Piazza Santa Maria. In via dei Bacchettoni there will be only a welcome desk.
Easy Gate: Disabled people and their companions will have at their disposal "Easy Gate", easy access marked with the appropriate sign and free tickets to enter the pavillons.
2) Get to Lucca
If you arrive with your own car, you can book parking on the Metro.srl website.
13 parking areas for a total of 6200 cars and 250 camper vans per day: A Campo di Marte, B Pubblici Macelli, C Mercato ortofrutticolo, 4 Stazione, 5 Luporini (reserved for camper vans), 6 Mazzini (110 places reserved for the disabled) 7 Cimitero, 8 Palasport, 9 Tagliate, 10 Don Baroni, 11 piazza Aldo Moro, 12 San Concordio (Collodi school) , 13 Polo Fiere, the latter connected by shuttle bus to the historical centre from 7:30 to 20.30. The car parks will be available from October 30th to November 3rd with the exception of a portion of Don Baroni that will be reserved for the Wednesday market on October 30th.
Access to the car parks will be allowed from 6.30 am until midnight, the daily payment will be valid until 5.30 am the following day.
The parking of tourist buses will be moved along Viale Luporini, for this purpose also has been requested the availability of the areas of the Motorizzazione Civile.
If you arrive by train from Florence, the exit from the train station is on the south side. At the exit, on the right, you will find a pedestrian walkway that will allow you to reach Lucca.
If you arrive by train from Pisa, the exit from the train station is on the north side, in front of the Renaissance Walls. Inside the Walls is Lucca Comics and Games. ;)
During the days of the event the bus terminal in Piazzale Verdi will be moved to the Palatucci terminal, the ticket service will remain in the offices in Piazzale Verdi, the local public transport service in the historic centre will be suspended. The BLUE LAM and the RED LAM will have new routes outside the walls while the GREEN LAM will be abolished.
3) In town...
There will be so many of us!
There are no restrictions on the movement of people on foot throughout the territory of the city affected by the event, neither for residents nor for non-residents. So there are no passes or special permits for this reason!
Porta San Donato can be crossed only at the exit and Porta San Pietro from 7.00 to 20.30, will be for pedestrian use only and equipped with preferential routes for visitors to the event. The southern archway of Porta Sant'Anna will be pedestrianized while for vehicle traffic will be used only the northern one with double traffic lights.
Some pedestrian accesses to the historical centre will be closed. In particular the J. Escrivá de Balaguer sortie (east sortie of the San Colombano bulwark), the sortie of the San Martino bulwark, the sortie of the Santa Croce bulwark and the south sortie of the San Paolino bulwark.
During the days of the event the Limited Traffic Zone will be extended to the entire historic centre (unless authorized) from 8 am to 8 pm. Even bicycles will not be allowed to pass through from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. while the use of velocipedes with more than two wheels (rickshaws) is forbidden in the historic center for the duration of the event.
In addition to the vehicles already authorized to the ZTL, access to the historic center is allowed for vehicles going to rest homes, hotels and room rentals.
Controls at the main entrances are normal and necessary for everyone's safety. Consult the dedicated page on the official website to know what you can take with you.
Drinks in plastic containers must be capless and not exceeding 0.5 lt. In bars they will be served in disposable glasses and bottles sold without cork. Keep the glasses and reuse them, you will help us to produce less waste!
Here you can find the map of LuccaC&G.
4) Over the town
It is forbidden to fly over the city and shoot with remote controlled aircraft (ADR - drones).
5) All around the town walls
As usual, on the days of the event from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. some sections of the ring roads will be closed to traffic or the directions will be changed.
For information Metro, in hours 9:00/1900 at tel. 0583 583150.
URP of the City of Lucca tel. 0583/442444- 442303.
To be updated in real time on any communication or news of public utility you can subscribe to the official channel Telegram of the City of Lucca. https://t.me/comunelucca
6) Over the town walls
The Walls of Lucca will be the most amazing green highway of Lucca Comics and Games. the view of the event from above is unique. The promenade becomes an extension of the event where you can find refreshment points, merchandising and teh perfect selfie scenarios ever!
We remind you, however, that the parapets of the city walls, are impassable limit. It is forbidden to walk on the edge of the parapets both outside and inside, sit and lie down along their perimeter. The parents of minors are required to watch over their children as falling from the walls is equivalent to a fall from a terrace on the third floor.
Take this notice into account in your own interest, the event and the monumental walls on which it takes place. #LuccaComic&GamesisRespect
Happy Lucca Comics and Games to everybody!