- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
- Free parking
- Family rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews L'Arancio Affittacamere Lucca
Travel Blogs from Lucca
... br> Got to the Duomo square and we went to get tickets to visit the cathedral and we sat down for 15 minutes to watch a video to see how they had stopped the tower leaning any more. Then out into the crowd and we walked away from the square to find the rest of Pisa. Found a lovely square with an old university building in it and then wandered on through some back streets to a main shopping precinct.
Sat down for our customary lunch time beer and watched the world ...
... a movie – subtitled in English, which went through all the diggings etc. Then the woman who was managing the place gave us a personal tour in English – describing the history back to the Roman times – we could clearly see the different layers and understand how Lucca gradually built up. After that we went to the Anfiteatro area again and this time walked around the outside of ...
... helmets. After much confusion, we rode off without a helmet. David kept saying 'let those who ride, decide'.
Which apparently was a California thing and which he failed to buy me on a tshirt in one of the markets in Florence. I am only forgiving him because he laughed at me, called me a bogan, and said he'd buy me one in Australia. Which is a backhanded, or not so much, compliment to Australians.
And so ...
... up. Depending which side of the tower you are on the wear is either on the outside or the inside. After a quick look from the top I come back down as I am running out of time. I find Fabrizio has taken photos of me on the top on his phone which he emails to me later. We really did enjoy his company and will have to make a good report on Trip Advisor. The hotel here in Lucca is tucked away in a ...
... one of those genuine "Wow" moments......a long avenue of cypresses leading up to the entrance, with the house nestling in the foothills just beyond. Apart from a group of five retired Americans, we were the only other visitors - somewhat bizarrely we arrived at almost exactly the same time as them, and had to queue at the little entrance hut while they were served and asked various questions! We did our best to circuit the gardens in the opposite direction to them (not out of ...