The city of Lucca, situated in the heart of Tuscany, is considered one of the major tourist destinations of Italy. Located strategically between such popular "art cities" like Pisa, Siena and Florence, it also offers a possibility of quickly reaching the beaches of Versilia, as well as various mountain zones - like the one of Garfagnana.
Having chosen to go to Tuscany in order to spend here some peaceful relaxing moments, as well as to visit places of cultural importance, one simply cannot not visit the city of Lucca - and enjoy the magical atmosphere one can feel while walking in its historic centre, and admiring the imposing fortified walls surrounding the city.
The city of Lucca offers a wide range of sightseeing attractions and historical monuments. From cathedrals to squares; from fortified walls to the small streets of the city's historic centre; from museums to numerous historical palaces. The historic centre also offers in abundance to its visitors numerous places where to rest: bars, restaurants offering a variety of local dishes on the menu, pizzerias, cinemas and pubs, where one can spend a pleasant relaxing evening.
Luccaportal is aiming to act as a tourist guide for the visitors that are organizing a trip to Lucca on their own. In the portal's pages one can find detailed information of about how to reach the city by major means of communication. In Lucca and its outskirts there is also a variety of hotels, bed & breakfast and agritourism where to stay.
Here one can find useful telephone numbers, information about means of public transport, and about the possibilities of renting a car in Lucca. You will also obtain the information of how to rent a bike or to call a taxi, as well as several addresses that might appear useful during your staying in Lucca.
Some pages of this multimedial handbook are also dedicated to the places of interest, and useful information: for instance, here you can find a little recipe book of typal dishes of the Lucca region, and information about the pubs and cinemas of the city - as well as about several local companies operating in the sectors of car rental.