Just 60 Kms from Florence is this magical walled City. A few years ago some friends and I spent a week there in an apartment. What a magical time it was. We shopped in the market, we joined the locals and walked the city walls every evening, and went out to hear Opera – Lucca was the birthplace of Puccini, so Opera is always a feature.
My friend Rosanna Capitani of Eliotropica can organise an apartment or local tours for you.
A Toast to Travel is another one of the women owned tour companies listed on Womentravel.info and key resource for women travelers. Natalie from A Toast to Travel has a fabulous blog about Lucca which is worth reading.
Lucca is one of A Toast to Travel’s Highlights of Florence and Tuscany Experience which includes a visit to Lucca–one of the most beautiful and unique cities in Tuscany!
Join them for an unforgettable experience where you will live like a local.
Other posts about Lucca on Women Travel
Rosanna Capatini is the owner of Eliotropica – a travel company focused on women travellers to Italy. When I made contact with Rosanna about Women Travel the World, she was very interested and when I said we were coming Italy, she said “You must come and stay in Lucca – the most beautiful town in Tuscany”. Of course – how could we refuse?
Rosanna Capatini of Eliotropica Travel for Women kindly took us on a half day tour outside of Lucca. We visiting one of the historic great ‘Villas’ – historic yes, and beautiful, but the owners don’t live there as they often can’t afford to heat the place! She took us to Pietrasanta a gathering place for […]
Lucca is just 60 kilometres from Florence, still in Tuscany, but as a small walled city, it is is another world. Rosanna Capitani of Eliotropica a company helping women to travel, had suggested we stay and organised us a great apartment inside the city walls, right beside the open canal which cut through the city.