Lucca Comics & Games
Starting from: € 79
The city of Lucca is one of the jewels of Tuscany, a point of arrival or passage which can not be overlooked for its artistic beauty and charming atmosphere.
The visit can start with a walk on the Walls of Lucca, built in the sixteenth century and used as urban park, enclose the old town and are the true symbol of the city recognized for its particularity in the world. Preserved intact to this day, the walls of Lucca are considered an active resource for citizens, along the 4 km, live their leisure time in the shade of ancient trees.
Visible from the walls, stand out above the citizens roofs the Guinigi Tower, the famous tree-lined tower built around 1390 by the powerful family Guinigi, and the Clock Tower from the medieval times .
Even if Lucca still offers its visitors the visit of rich in history and culture places, in recent years it has decided to open up to new promoting festivals and exhibitions that have gained international exposure to interest and avant-garde. The traditional Lucca Antiques Market, alongside therefore important contemporary blockbuster initiatives. Among these the Lucca Comics & Games, the international festival of comics recognized as the best in Italian level that involves the whole city in the days between October and November, the Summer Festival, musical event that in July makes Piazza Napoleone a stage for artists internationally renowned, and LUCCA Digital pHOTO fest, important festival of photography and visual art that is on display from late November until mid-December.