In Lucca there is a place that over time has become one of the main attractions of the city, as well as the emblem of the same: we refer to the Torre Guinigi. The latter is made of stones and bricks, as well as being as high as forty-five meters. The peculiarity of this place is that on the top it is possible to see a quite peculiar phenomenon: the growth of trees, for which it differs from all the other buildings and buildings of the city. Among all the medieval towers, it is the only tower that has not undergone changes over time.
Lucca is a city that, despite its small size, can offer the visitor attentive innumerable places where legend and history are mixed, arousing curiosity towards the mysteries that make this wonderful city even more full of charm.
La Garfagnana, in the province of Lucca, is one of the greenest areas in Italy. To make this area so special and attractive are its woods, its medieval castles, its nature reserves and its folk and picturesque villages. Located between the Versilia and the Apuan Alps, the Garfagnana attracts thousands of tourists every year from all over Italy and the world.
In these pages we often speak of Saints, on the other hand Lucca is the city of the 100 Churches is the nickname of sure is not accidental. We have already talked about Santa Zita and San Riccardo and today we will talk about another saint not well known in Lucca and outside: San Davino.
Viareggio is a beautiful Italian city located in the province of Lucca, in Tuscany. A corner of the Versilia sand known above all for the carnival, the sea and the timeless melodies of Giacomo Puccini.
The funeral monument of Ilaria del Carretto is a sculptural work that can be found in the sacristy of the Cathedral of San Martino in Lucca. It was made by Jacopo della Quercia on commission by Paolo Guinigi for his deceased wife on December 8th, 1405.
Three regions meet, almost embracing in perpetuating a line that ends the path of the Apennines from the south to the north to start the Alpine arc, the Apuane of the Orecchiella Park in the Province of Lucca. This area is the Garfagnana, still in Tuscany but ready to feel the breath, the breezes of Liguria La Spezia or the Emilia of Castelli, the villages perched on the border.