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The works of the local painter Dario Lustro Barsotti are on display from 30 April to 15 May at Casermetta San Paolino on the city walls of Lucca, in the headquarters of the historical re-enactment association Contrade San Paolino.

In the barracks you can admire the works of abstract and figurative art by Lustro, as well as relics, clothes and tools related to the crossbow tradition. An opportunity to present the "Cencio", the symbolic banner of the Palio delle Contrade of the current year, whose painting was commissioned precisely to Lustro.


On Saturday 23 April for the opening concert of the recently restored historic organ of the Santa Caterina church in Lucca.

One of the most significant examples of a typically Lucca baroque building, built in 1575 and transformed in 1738 by Francesco Pini, a disciple of Filippo Juvarra. Known as the church of the cigar makers due to the presence of the workers of the nearby Tobacco Factory, where the famous cigars were made by hand.

5.15 pm - Concert by the musician Giulia Biagetti.


6th edition of Lucca Bimbi in the prestigious setting of the Real Collegio in Lucca. A big party dedicated to children (2 to 12 years) and families with play areas, creative workshops, shows, fairy tales and entertainment.

Two days of joy and fun for the little ones, who can free their imagination and become the protagonists of a fantasy world, but also their parents will enjoy pure fun together in exciting family activities.


From 9 to 25 April the traditional Easter market in Piazza Napoleone, the largest and most welcoming square in the historic center of Lucca.

Stands and stalls with a great choice of interesting items to buy: soft cashmere garments, knitwear, colorful caftans, leather bags worked by local artisans, costume jewelery and cotton accessories with unique textures and designs.





A' Vucciria Sicilia Street Food, five days celebrating the colors, sounds and scents of Sicily.

Street food with delicacies and typical Sicilian high quality products, strictly handmade in compliance with tradition: arancine, mixed fried fish, ca meusa bread, cannoli, cassate, stigghiola, bread with sardines, craft beer and wine.
Entertainment, photos and autographs with the actor and special guest Tony Sperandeo.

For information: tel. +39 333 5367001





Uno Tabarro di Sbiavato di Duagio. What is the meaning of this strange sentence that immediately attracts our attention?

On Sunday 10 April at 3.30 pm in the Casermetta San Paolino everything will be revealed in a conference in Italian language by Prof. Sara Paci Piccolo, expert in medieval historical reenactment and professor of History of Costume and Fashion and of Historical Tailoring Techniques.

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Walking on the city walls on ancient stones, in the gardens, by the lake, in the countryside or in the city, on the first warm days in the nature. The perfect detox walk can be made in the Piana di Lucca area, through fresh and colorful blooms.
Alone, with your friends or with the entire family, relax is guaranteed!



A great music afternoon with melodies and spirituality and an important opportunity to present talented young musicians from the area.

On Sunday 10 April at 5:30 pm in the San Francesco church the traditional Easter Concert of the Gaetano Luporini Philharmonic of San Gennaro is back again, conducted by Maestro Giampaolo Lazzeri.

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