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LE MURA DI LUCCA - infopoint

 

In the second century BC, the Romans founded the city of Lucca and surrounded it with a circle of walls, about 9 meters high and hinged at the corners by round towers. Four gates protected by proud lions were the exit of the cardo and decumanus maximus, which arose from the city forum, to head from the city towards the four cardinal points.

 

A HISTORY IN FASHION. LUCCA FASHION WEEK(end)

An old but very elegant coat made of heavy, dark cloth with the ever-present light silk scarf, a wide and long velvet dress with a high waist belt and a crown of ribbons and flowers to be placed on a head of soft curls, a princely gown made of silk tulle and embroidery of silver threads. For accessories, fibulas and bracelets with an ancient history. But where?

 

THE OPEN THEATER

The Teatro del Giglio in Lucca is an "open theater”, always.

From 13 May from Tuesday to Saturday, from 11.00 am to 6.00 pm the doors of the Teatro del Giglio are open to welcome exhibitions, presentations, readings, short theatre and music performances, guided tours of the theater for citizens and guests.

LUCCA HISTORIAE FEST

POSTPONED DUE TO BAD WEATHER

 

Two thousand years of history in a tour around the city walls. The history of Lucca as it has never been told before.

Lucca Historiae Fest is a trip from bulwark to bulwark in a journey through history with extraordinary events.

𝙇𝙐𝘾𝘾𝘼 𝙃𝙄𝙎𝙏𝙊𝙍𝙄𝘼𝙀 𝙁𝙀𝙎𝙏

12-13-14 May 2023 - City walls

 

 

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Easter and Easter Monday in the Piana di Lucca

 

Spring is in the air with milder temperatures in this early April which precedes the Easter celebrations. Longer days and good weather spread good vibes and the desire to go out and make short trips or excursions out of town, to discover cities and places never visited before or some inside tips that we would like to know better.

 

Here are some ideas to put on your agenda for your Easter holidays in the Piana di Lucca.

 

VERDEMURA

From the San Regolo bulwark, to the La Libertà bulwark, along the curtain walls to the Lucca Botanical Garden.

VerdeMura is the first of the great gardening market exhibitions with over 170 Italian and foreign exhibitors: nurseries of plants and horticultural species, shrubs, bulbs, tools and furnishings for the garden and vegetable garden and excellent artisan products and a rich program.

 

The protagonists of the 2023 edition are the camellia flowers

 

CICLOCLASSICA PUCCINI

“…the first kiss of April is mine…”

A special bike weekend in the Lands of Giacomo Puccini visiting the Maestro's favourite places cycling all together, young and old.

 

A city, a river, the sea

The Puccini Cycloclassica is an opportunity to visit the great Tuscan musician's favourite places cycling through the Tuscan landscapes in spring.

the map of Cicloclassica Puccini

LUCCA GUSTOSA - CONDI_MENTI

Brainfood in a new kind of event part of the Lucca Gustosa program, in its first edition, as well as of Anteprima Vini della Costa Toscana event where in the Hall of the great Crus of the Tuscan coast, 70 producers will offer over 300 labels for tasting.

A great chef, Cristiano Tomei, has been nominated for the artistic direction, together with a great pastry chef, Damiano Carrara, in a special collaboration with many guests welcomed by the journalist Eleonora Cozzella.

ART&FOOD

Treasures to taste, with themed guided tours, conferences and gastronomy with the typical food and wine products of the area, organized by the North-West Tuscany Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with trade associations and the Wine and Olive oil Road Association Lucca Montecarlo Versilia.

Here is the program!

LUCCA GUSTOSA

It's time for good taste and typical local food at Lucca Gustosa, on March 11, 12 and 13 in a long weekend full of surprising events.

 

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