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Lucca

Listed under Historic Towns and Villages in Tuscany, Italy.

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Lucca, in the heart of Tuscany, has all the charms travellers have come to expect from this beautiful region of Italy. A medieval city, Lucca wears show of its history, from the silk trade to Napoleon’ eventual takeover.

Surrounded by almost perfectly preserved renaissance walls, it’s worth a journey outside the picturesque treasures in the heart of the city to visit this relic that gives the city its UNESCO world heritage status. Back inside the walls, visitors gaze at the elaborate churches and feast on decadent Italian food made with fresh,local produce from this rich agricultural city, enjoying all the charming restaurants finest creations.

Written by  Taryn McKinnon.

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The people are sunny and the buildings are beautiful, I second the other comment about it being WAY less stressful than Florence.

Peaceful, romantic, elegant. Nice to visit and nice to stay in.

Great town to visit, full of character and less stressful than Florence

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