Guided Walking Tour in Lucca

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Explore the historic town of Lucca, Italy, on a captivating 2-hour walking tour. Begin at Porta San Donato and admire the grandeur of San Michele in Foro and the Basilica of San Frediano. Wander through the charming Piazza Anfiteatro and uncover the city’s rich silk industry history. Finally, be enchanted by Lucca’s Duomo, the Cattedrale di San Martino. With a knowledgeable guide, delve into the fascinating tales and hidden corners that reveal the city’s authentic charm and storied past. Let Lucca’s timeless treasures and captivating ambiance leave an indelible mark on your heart.

General information

Price / 29 USD

You can pay online


English & Italian



Starting time

14:00 hrs


2 hours

Included / excluded

Local tour guide

2-hour guided walking tour

Gratuities (optional)

Food and drinks


Full description

Explore the enchanting town of Lucca, Italy, on this delightful 2-hour walking tour that will take you through centuries of history and charm. Our journey begins at the majestic Porta San Donato, a well-preserved gate that served as one of the main entrances to the city. As we pass through this ancient portal, you’ll feel as if you’ve stepped back in time to a bygone era.

Our first stop is the awe-inspiring San Michele in Foro, an exquisite Romanesque church with a stunning facade adorned with intricate sculptures. Marvel at the grandeur of this architectural masterpiece as we delve into its rich history and learn about the legends that surround it.

From there, we’ll meander through the narrow streets, lined with medieval buildings and quaint shops, and make our way to the Basilica of San Frediano. This striking church boasts a captivating mosaic on its facade, a true marvel to behold. As we step inside, the lavish interior will leave you spellbound, with its beautiful frescoes and serene ambiance.


Next, we’ll find ourselves in the heart of Lucca – Piazza Anfiteatro. Uniquely circular in shape, this vibrant square was once a Roman amphitheater. Today, it teems with life, bustling with cafes, boutiques, and street performers. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere and take a moment to relish the charm of this historic site.

As our tour progresses, we’ll meander through charming alleys and hidden corners that unveil the city’s most authentic character. Learn about Lucca’s renowned silk industry and its pivotal role in the region’s prosperity during the Renaissance.

Finally, we reach the crown jewel of Lucca – the Cattedrale di San Martino, also known as Lucca’s Duomo. This striking cathedral will leave you breathless with its intricate facade, and its grandeur extends within, where you’ll find remarkable artworks and relics of immense historical significance.

Meeting point

Meet your guide at Piazzale Verdi.

Important information

This tour will take place rain or shine.