Meet: Borana, our local expert in Lucca

Meet: Borana, our local expert in Lucca

Learn more about our guides around the globe — everything from what makes the perfect day in their city, to how they landed in tourism, to why they love working with Urban Adventures. On growing up in Lucca… I was born and raised in the beautiful medieval town of Lucca....

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The intriguing mysteries and legends of Lucca, Tuscany

The intriguing mysteries and legends of Lucca, Tuscany

Stories of devils and saints, intrigue and profanities paint Lucca in a magical and mysterious light. To look beyond the surface of this beautiful Tuscan city, all you have to do is open your eyes. The legend of Saint Zita Saint Zita was born in Lucca in 1218. Of humble origins,...

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Where to find the best pizza in Lucca

Where to find the best pizza in Lucca

Strolling around the historical town centre of Lucca, you can find traditional bakeries and deli shops, all guaranteed to rouse curiosity in even the most seasoned traveller. One of the most interesting of these is Pizzeria da Felice, the oldest pizzeria in Lucca (and home to the best pizza in Lucca)....

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A wine guide to sipping your way around the Mediterranean

A wine guide to sipping your way around the Mediterranean

When it comes to wine, the Mediterranean has a long and rich history. The area’s warm climate, agricultural techniques and local varietals produce unique white, red and sparkling wines you won’t find elsewhere. So raise a glass and sip your way around the Mediterranean, with this handy guide on what...

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The complete guide to: Lucca travel

The complete guide to: Lucca travel

Located at the foot of the Apuan Alps in northern Tuscany, Lucca can easily be visited in a day from Florence or Pisa, but we suggest allowing yourself a bit more time to soak up the area’s history — and to indulge in some of the best food in the...

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24 hours in: Lucca

24 hours in: Lucca

If all things Renaissance fascinate you, it’s time to discover Lucca’s cobblestoned streets! Lucca is a beautiful city in the Tuscany region of Italy, famous for its well-preserved Renaissance architecture and walls. The region is known as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, and has produced many historical figures that helped...

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Things to do in: Lucca

Things to do in: Lucca

Lucca may be known as the city of 100 churches, but there’s more to do than just see the cathedrals (although, trust us, you’ll want to see them, too). Here are a few things you must see, do, and eat during your time in this Italian city. Go local in Ampitheatre...

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