Flavours of Lucca, Art, History, Food for Small Groups or Private

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  • 2.5 hr

Join us for an interesting morning food tour that will dive you into the gastronomy, history, art and culture of our fascinating city. This experience is a perfect introduction to the city that you will discover from different points of view. We look forward to letting you experience a chill-out tour seen from a local perspective.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Tuscany like a Local

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Our foodie experience starts at the train station and in a few steps, we’ll reach the outstanding walls: here your guide will introduce you to Lucca, its history and its people. We will rise till the top of the fortification and we will enjoy a short stroll on the popular pedestrian promenade: You can admire gorgeous urban vistas of the historic centre and the surrounding landscapes, listening to interesting stories and funny anecdotes under the shade of ancient trees.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Lucca

After a pleasant walk we’ll need to relax and taste the first Lucca-style breakfast in a glamorous pastry shop! You will discover the delicious taste of our cakes, biscuits and sweets paired with an Italian espresso or cappuccino. You will learn about Italian breakfast traditions and the importance we give to this ritual moment of the day.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Lucca's Duomo (Cattedrale di San Martino)

With the caffeine and sugar fuelling us we will head towards the main religious square to admire the majestic Cathedral dedicated to San Martino that is a masterpiece of Romanesque architecture you can't miss.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: San Michele in Foro

The walk will lead us towards the most popular location: San Michele square where locals usually meet for a coffee and a chat. Here you’ll have the chance to discover famous sights as well as hidden corners and to learn about food traditions inside local shops with friendly vendors always available for a word. We’ll also pass by the birthplace of our most famous historic figure Giacomo Puccini, the great opera composer well-known worldwide.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Via Fillungo

Your stroll continues along the main shopping street in Lucca, characterised by medieval palaces and artisan stores: you can admire old shop signs that are very elegant and represent the trade tradition of the city. In the middle of the itinerary, we’ll stop to have a view of the basilica of San Frediano: the locals’ beloved church.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Piazza Anfiteatro

Our next and last stop will be in the most curious place in the city: the bustling Piazza dell'Anfiteatro where we’ll finally sit down and delight ourselves with a delicious light lunch that includes typical salami and pecorino from Garfagnana, and of course, we will toast with a local wine against the backdrop of this ancient and fascinating place.

Duration: 30 minutes
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