The views, from many vantage points, are truly breathtaking. Surrounded on all sides by the Lucchese hills and the distant Apennine mountains, Lucca nestles in a green valley close to the Serchio river surrounded by vineyards and olive trees almost immediately outside its world famous Renaissance walls.
To wander through the narrow streets of Lucca, even better to cycle, is just one of the joys the city offers. With a knowledgeable companion this stroll can be turned into an informed , genuinely pleasurable and unforgettable experience.
Giacomo Puccini, Lucca’s most famous son bought his casa natale and gave it to the community, now a museum. His work is performed every evening in several venues in the city and Lucca Curated strongly recommends attending Puccini e la sua Lucca concerts.
Lucca’s hospitality is warm, generally traditional, tried and tested – Lucca Curated reflects these values, standards and la dolce vita. Aperol Spritz is the evening sundowner or choice for Lucca Curated!
Bustling street artisans that sell local produce from buccelato, specialist piadini (try anatrone - percorino cheese with truffle and smoked goose breast) to leather workers and silk-weavers or if you prefer a street-market we can take you there, your choice!
Wines from Tuscany
The best local and Tuscan wines – we can take you straight to the best sources, arrange some tastings or try another enoteca above ground - or even arrange a trip to a local vineyard, speak to the owner and taste from the bottle or sfuso (on tap).
There is no better olive oil in world than that produced in Lucca, perhaps the single most important ingredient in Italian cuisine
The streets of Lucca are much of its charm but very easy to lose oneself - with local knowledge you can leave your map in your back pocket and unlike other visitors, enjoy the sights and sounds without worry, stress or time-wasting.
Architecture with visible traces of its Roman origin to numerous medieval merchants’ palaces that define the era of Lucca’s wealth from silk and banking to the changing styles and fortunes of its many churches and religious orders.
Coffee culture – allow us to suggest the best from the rest – drink your caffè like the locals do or relax, take your time and people watch
Experience an enviable healthy lifestyle with inside knowledge for the best food and wine, living and breathing it every day.