Travel Blogs from Lucca
After trying to visit Pisa a few days ago, we wanted to return with more time. With a map this time, we headed to Piazza del Duomo. We had to carry all of our stuff so that was interesting but we found somewhere to eat on the way for a rest. We got pizza in Pisa! :) Once we got to the piazza, we were laughing to ourselves because so many tourists (probably American) had their ...
... to the homeland, so to speak.
It was about a 1.5 hour trip to Lucca, including a train change in Viareggio. The trip went smoothly and we arrived in Lucca well before noon. For this 2-night stay, I had booked us into a B&B instead of an apartment. The B&B was located outside the walls of Lucca but a short walk from the train station. Unfortunately, part of that walk was on gravel sidewalks (not paved) and we had to climb some stairs ...
... all the
other tourists we did the " photo shoot lol". Quiet a few different
action shots lol
We visited the church when we were waiting to
climb the tower...I have to say its one of the most beautiful churches
Ive ever been into.....a must see if your ever there.... I even got my
"pray on" haha
We missed our train stop on the way back so had to wait for a connecting train to return.
... small..... the Luccanese don't go out without them and encourage their companions to sniff & be friendly to other passing canines. It's a bit like having a baby, people stop for a pat & chat!!! The sixteenth-century walls and crown went to characterize the city of Lucca, medieval and Renaissance. The whole wall, over 4 km long is interrupted by 11 bastions, all different in structure, and the well-tended avenue of trees give much needed shade from the Summer heat so ...
... time. Last time it was like snow on the highway. Nice thing is that with the right gear...not a drop of water on me. Then it started to clear and sunny skys ahead all the way to Lucca. We got into town not too late....we had found a hotel the night before and with a great rate to boot. You know how. So we are officially in Tuscany again.
Quick change....get a complimentary drink and a recommendation on a pizza ...