Lucca In Villa San Marco
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Last night we decided to set our alarm for 5.30am so we could head into Lucca on our bikes and have the town to ourselves to take some pictures.
As the alarm sounded, a decision was quickly made to reset it for 6.15am, a much more timely hour when the reality of your previous nights decision sets in.
Take two, we head into Lucca on our …
We're off to Lucca today, but not before a run thru the streets of Florence.
Luckily there are some flat sections along the Arno river, so we headed off there for a leisurely waddle.
Time to pack, which we are getting pretty good at, and by taxi to the train station.
The ticket to Lucca was €7.10, which is pretty much the cheapest …
... the air to take silly pictures. Of course, we did the exact same thing. After about 30 minutes of trying to get the perfect shot it was starting to drizzle so we looked at the other two buildings in the piazza which had entrance fees so we didn't do in. One was the Pisa Cathedral and the other was St. John's Baptistry. We were glad we went back for the once in a lifetime ...
... in September, and every town along the route is busy promoting their involvement in the event - a big change from the non-happening of the World Masters Games in Turin! Our final days in Northern Tuscany took us to Vinci - the birthplace of Leonardo di Vinci, (not only was Leonardo a great artist [his most famous painting being the Mona Lisa], but he was also an intrepid inventor - inventing the first bicycle before the person who was credited with the invention; as ...
... to stop for a few hours in Lucca. a walled city, we had heard many good things about when we were in Pisa. Checked our luggage in a private shop, and walked around some, but none of us was that impressed, too many tourists. So we headed back to the station to catch our next train back to Florence, where Juniper would connect to Berlin and we would ride to Arezzo or the coast next, we were unsure. So we left Lucca at 6:30, arrived in ...
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Perfectly placed just minutes from the walled town.
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