The Secrets of Lucca. . Endless anecdotes and curiosities

Duration: 2h
Languages: German, English
Quality Verified Registered on August 17, 2019

The Free Tour was born in 2011, as the first free tour group in Florence; since then we offer varied tours and attractiveness of great quality. Authorized guides, national officers specialized in Florence and Tuscany. We are locals, graduates, food experts organized many years ago, as tour guides in Florence!

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Secret Lucca : in this little jewel of Tuscany we will discover unusual places that over the centuries have aroused the curiosity of many visitors, intellectuals, aristocrats and ordinary people. We will leave from Piazzale Verdi to soon reach the Church of San Paolino where the young Puccini took his first steps. The second step is towards Piazza Cittadella where the musician is waiting for us to tell some anecdotes of his life. A little further on stands the Church of S. Michele with its facade filled with mysterious decorative heads.
We will pass Piazza Napoleone where we will meet an extraordinary woman who conquered the hearts of the people of Lucca, namely Elisa Baciocchi . We will walk along via Fillungo which will lead us straight to the Clock Tower, which will tell us the incredible story of Lucida Mansi, the black widow of Lucca , who made her beauty the weapon to earn eternity. Finally, the square of the Cathedral of S. Martino cannot be missed due to the great legend of the Holy Face . A truly breathtaking journey that will make you fully appreciate the greatness of this city. End of the Tour 2 hours and a half.

Important information for travellers:
- Minimum number of participants 7
- If walkers want to cancel the tour confirmed by us, they must cancel the tour at the latest 24 hours before the start of the tour.

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  • Meeting point:
    Piazzale Giuseppe Verdi, 1, 55100 Luc...
    Piazzale Giuseppe Verdi, 1, 55100 Lucca LU, Italy
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    In front of the Tourist Office. Piazzale Verdi. The guide will be holding a sign saying: Secret Lucca.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Jacq... 16 Nov 2022

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
A good idea to pay what you think the tour was worth.
Ian ... 14 Oct 2022

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Travelled in group - Oct 2022
Excellent way to get to know Lucca in a short time. Highly recommended.
LInda 29 Sep 2022

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022
It is great to find out more about a City than just hotspots only!
Pat 28 Sep 2022

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022
Hard to hear. What was heard was rarely interesting.
Alice 28 Sep 2022

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Travelled alone - Sep 2022
This tour of Lucca’s secrets was easily as good as previous Guru tours I’ve been on. Really interesting and well delivered. Our guide has a charming Italian accent. Would highly recommend.
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 8 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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