Lucca benefits from excellent road and rail connections and proximity to Pisa airport
Excellent motorway connections south of Lucca, namely the A11 runs east-west between Pisa (20mins) and Florence (1hr) and also connects with the A12 that runs north-south between Livorno (40mins) and Genova. There are free car parks located just 5 mins walk outside the Lucca city walls.
Excellent railway routes follow the motorways directly connecting to the one and only station in Lucca for example:
Lucca to Viareggio (17 mins), Pescia (17 mins), Montecatini (28 mins), Pistoia (40 mins), Prato (58 mins) and Florence (1hr 19 mins) and beyond.
The beaches of the Versilia coast are close by– Viareggio, Lido di Camaiore, Marina di Pietrasanta and Forte di Marmi (30-40mins)
Mountains – Alpi Apuane, Monti Pisani, the Garfagnana, Bagni di Lucca, Barga and winter skiing in Abetone (40mins)
Buses connect to Pisa Airport, Florence and service all local areas such as Capannori, Porcari and Altopascio.