Art, music, sports and good food as the perfect occasion for a weekend on the beautiful Versilia coast, the sea just a stone's throw away from Lucca. The mix of local excellences and boating is the perfect match of this third edition of Versilia Yachting Rendez-vous - scheduled from Thursday 9 to Sunday 12 May - with a calendar full of events, shows and performances.
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She rests all year round inside the Basilica of San Frediano, in a side chapel where large frescoes tell its history. She is Saint Zita, the saint of flowers, to whom many devotees throughout the world are grateful and in Lucca it is an air of celebration.
Winter is getting a little tight, March is near and afternoons of steaming chocolate give way to walks in the hills in the midst of reborn nature. To fully appreciate the season here is a program of essential parties dedicated to flowers in Lucca and in the area.
A worthy soundtrack for spring blooms. Here, from 2nd to 5th May the concerts of Lucca Classical Music Festival with over 80 events including symphonic concerts, chamber music, listening guides, events.
Well over 800 labels for a total of over 100 wine growers, coming from the Tuscan provinces washed by the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Wines to taste in preview and vintages that have made history for a unique oenological journey that brings to Lucca all the best productions of the Tuscan coastal territory.
The keyword is to blow off some steam. Here are 5 tips for a relaxation day dedicated to outdoor activities with friends. A choice between picnics in parks, rides on the promenade at sea, outing to the countryside and treasure hunts.
and... Happy Easter to everybody!
Nature, culture and sport all in one by bike on the new Francigena cycle path from Camaiore to Altopascio passing through Lucca and Capannori.
"Strolling by bike, cycling without any hurry ... Saturday morning
along the Francigena route, guess where are we now?"
The history of the plain around Lucca has a strong relation to the water element. The very name of Lucca recalls its past as a Ligurian town and the presence of water spots, "luk", all around the small hill on which the town was founded.
The winter months are particularly suitable for those looking for the truest face of the city.
On colder days the Museums are excellent shelters that help us to know unexpected or little known aspects of Lucca and often offer activities to do in a group with friends, family and ... to Lucca!
We propose some, known and less known, for an unusual afternoon in Lucca
Some elderly people remember: today is the beginning of spring at the seaside, where on February 21st the climate is mild and spring arrives earlier.