Walls of Lucca
L'attuale cerchia muraria è lunga circa 4 chilometri e 223 metri. Sono articolate in 12 cortine e con undici bastioni (detti in città baluardi) ed una piattaforma. Esse furono concepite come deterrente contro le mire espansionistiche della Firenze del Granducato.
There is no need to go far to stay in the nature. Just take the first path you find and enjoy the Walls, walking,m running or riding a bike.
There is no need to go far to walk or run ..take the first path you find and climb up the Walls. Enjoy this tree lined treasure for its 4 km length.
“Located in the hearth of the historic center, this unique square is certainly one of the most attractive sites in Lucca. Preserved as an open, oval piazza, its name comes from the original 2nd century Roman amphitheater on the remains of which it was created.”
“This is the only tower with trees on top. Even only for this reason you should climb it up to the top. Great view over the city and its roofs.”
“ is the museum of the city and its territory, it exposes one of the richest and most interesting collections of works of art produced by artists born in Lucca and foreigners artists that worked in the city for the private or Church commissions. The core of the collection are the paintings who were originally Church property combined by the finds from excavations in the city, new acquisitions, gifts and deposits of various entities. In the late Gothic Villa, which was the home of Paolo Guinigi, Lord of Lucca in the first thirty years of the fifteenth Century (1400-1430) the exhibition traces the history of the city”
“If you visit Lucca you have to see this old palace and the painting of the little Pinacoteca. I love this place, it is part of the history of the city !!!”