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Lucca orientation tour - Private Guided Walking Tour

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Key Information:
Group Size: 1 - 8 people
Destination: Lucca
Season: January - December
Languages: English, French
Minimum Cost: 192 Euro (EUR) Per trip
Maximum Cost: 213 Euro (EUR) Per trip

Private tour of Lucca, a charming and historical Tuscan town with its intact defensive wall, with your personal expert and licensed guide enjoy your tour to admire the prestigious works of art and monuments of Lucca like Saint Michael's Church, Torre Guinigi and many others.

A private tour of Lucca with your expert local guide permit you to see and hear the history and the importance of Lucca. Your private guide take you along the streets of Lucca to admire and visit highlights such as: the huge marble façade of Saint Michael's Church, the Romanesque Duomo of San Martino with its Volto Santo (Holy Face), the Torre Guinigi now a symbol of the town, Piazza Napoleon representing the political centre of Lucca, the elegant shops in Via Fillungo, the Roman amphitheatre.
The town of Lucca was the birthplace of the composer Giacomo Puccini. He wrote some of the most popular operas like: Tosca, Turandot, Boheme. The walled town of Lucca was founded by the Etruscans (there are traces of a pre-existing Ligurian settlement) and became a Roman colony in 180 BC, actually surrounded by defence medieval walls, dating back to the 16th century and considered the best preserved in Italy. On your private walking tour visits the rectangular grid of Lucca historical centre that preserves the Roman street plan, and the Piazza San Michele occupies the site of the ancient Forum. Traces of the amphitheatre can still be seen in the Piazza dell'Anfiteatro. Lucca became prosperous through the silk trade that began in the 11th century.
Still today, the walls that surround the old town of Lucca are wide enough to be used by all as a park.

Duration of the private tour:
2 hours
Start Time Private Tour:
Morning Tour - you can require whatever start time you like
or
Afternoon Tour - you can require whatever start time you like.
Meeting Point:
At the lobby of your Hotel in Lucca centre or to be decided at the confirmation
Inclusion:
Personal expert and licensed guide
Exclusions:
Gratuities (optional), admission fees to church and museums
Notes:
More of 8 persons rates on request.

Notes:
Prices Excludes:
Admission fees to churches and museums

On request:
Private chauffeured car with English speaking driver for departure from Florence, Siena or Chianti countryside.

Supplier Information
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Location: Italy
Joined InfoHub: Nov 2007
Client Request Served: 226

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