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Our tips to discover Tuscany. Here you will find our recommendations from places to go and things to do, from restaurants to where to park your car, etc.

Events In Lucca – The Best Cultural Activities, Traditions, Celebrations and Festivals

From traditional and religious-related celebrations, to music festivals and comics fairs, Lucca has lots of events to offer throughout the year. Every season has its peculiarity, and if you are thinking about visiting Lucca, it is worth knowing if something interesting is happening while there.

Where To Eat In Lucca - Our Top Picks

Lucca, like every other Italian city, has its local traditions when it comes to food. Typically Tuscan cuisine is simple and easy to prepare, you’ll find lots of dishes are soups made of cheaper local ingredients such as cavolo nero (black kale) and fagioli all’occhio (a local variety of beans).
On the other hand, Lucca is well-known today for its fine dining and elegant restaurants that reinterpret tradition, offering a contemporary experience.

In this guide, we've put together a range of options Lucca has for your visit, from traditional eats to fine dining – these are culinary experiences that we highly recommend.

Shopping In Lucca: Everything You Need To Know

Lucca in Italy is known for its premium quality shops, and luckily it is still possible to find several authentic businesses, even though more prominent brands are constantly increasing their footprint.

The main shopping street in Lucca, Via Fillungo, runs through the heart of the city. This ancient street  is the place to go if you want window shopping, but, as you will soon realise, there are small shops worth checking out on every corner of the city. Of course, the best way to discover them is to wander around and let your instinct guide you. To help point you in the right direction, Via Chiasso Barletti, Via Santa Croce, Via Santa Lucia or Via Buia are good places to start.
If you are anything like us, you’ll want to plan your trip to Lucca in advance. To help you find the best clothes, delicacies and bargains, our Italian experts have put together a comprehensive guide to shopping in Lucca.

Keep reading to discover how you can make the most of your trip, and don’t forget to check out our range of handpicked villas to rent in Lucca, Italy.

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