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Le mura di Lucca

Lucca, Italy
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“bike ride” (104 reviews)
“nice walk” (50 reviews)
“old city” (74 reviews)
Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed 12 February 2012

This was phenomenal! You can walk, run or bike these medieval walls - they look like boulevards. A great place to take a little break from what can sometimes be a hectic vacation. This is #1 on my list of things to do in Lucca.

Thank Barb_199
Reviewed 6 February 2012

We stopped here for lunch on the way from Portofino to Florence. It was featured in The Guardian's Italy roadtrip and I am really glad we did this. I'm not a big biking person or anything, but riding the bikes around on the top of...More

Thank odziggel
Reviewed 5 February 2012

you can go 2 directions on the walls sunday you walk or bike sometimes there are mercati

2  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 February 2012

Lucca has always had a defensive wall; the roman one, of which few stones can be seen inside the Saint Mary of the Rose church, or scattered around the town, was built together with the town in the II century b.C.. In the renaissance the...More

1  Thank mikils
Reviewed 26 January 2012

The wall is unlike any other I've seen. It is perfectly preserved and completely encircles the old town. It's surrounded by a greenbelt, so it lacks the appurtenent structures so often found on old city walls. The wall is so thick that the top of...More

3  Thank BobConklin
Reviewed 22 January 2012

This is a lovely relaxing thing to do. Great views and fun for people watching. Even in winter. Tips hiring bikes: 1. Make sure hire shop remains open. Some shops close over lunch - a big problem if you want to return a bike and...More

1  Thank GPrender
Reviewed 18 January 2012

Great way to see the city and get a feel for the different neighborhoods.

Thank YMacun
Reviewed 12 January 2012

We visited Lucca for a week in September and it was very warm, but we still managed to take a walk on the walls surrounding the older part of the city. I think this is a must for anyone visiting the city as it is...More

Thank Mr_and_Mrs_Calli
Reviewed 5 January 2012

This is a really inexpensive great way to see Lucca. You will feel like a native riding on this lovely historic wall. Great views of the mtns and beautiful homes within the historic wall. So relaxing!

3  Thank vernazza1
Reviewed 10 December 2011

It provides great views of the city. You can walk or run it or rent a bike and ride around (lots of bike rental places at various onramps to the wall)

Thank schnoodleontheroad
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2 October 2017|
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Response from 251WayneB251 | Reviewed this property |
At least 2 bike hire places located close to the entry/exit points of the wall. Easy to spot in such a small town.
Cindy F
30 September 2017|
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Response from hillfieldjp | Reviewed this property |
I don't know as we didn't bother with bikes as it is so easy to walk around
9 March 2017|
Response from stanbr | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know there is no luggage storage at teh train station. However there is a bike rental place nearby that stores luggage. touristcenter lucca I also saw a 3 year old post about a bike shop. Not sure if it is the... More