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My wife and I are experienced travelers...experienced enough to understand that the only way to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ddisano
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Aiken, SC
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An Exceptional Tour Guide

We were so lucky to have Wanda Martinelli as our tour guide in Lucca, Italy. She is a real... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nonna306
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Bellmawr, New Jersey
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Lucca is one of the most charming cities in Italy and a walking tour with certified professional tour guide Wanda Martinelli is a great way to see it. Wanda Martinelli is ready to show you the beautiful city behind imposing Renaissance walls. Choose...more
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I are experienced travelers...experienced enough to understand that the only way to truly appreciate a destination is to be shown it by a native and historian. Wanda Martinelli is both. She met us promptly at our hotel and we began a fantastic...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so lucky to have Wanda Martinelli as our tour guide in Lucca, Italy. She is a real pleasure. Knowledgeable, friendly and patient. There wasn’t a question she couldn’t answer. She gave us all quite an education about the city, it’s history and how...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanda took us on THE most amazing walking tour of Lucca!! Her easy style and depth of knowledge made it so much fun. Within 10 minutes we felt like old friends. With Wanda you SEE, not just look! We went back afterwards to again enjoy...More

Thank Leonie T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my oh my! Two couples took an incredible half day BIKE tour of wonderful Lucca. Being on a bike is a productive way to see and experience Lucca. Wanda was so informative and her spirit for her city is infectious. An absolute highlight of...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2018

Wanda is a charming lady who bends over backwards with her enthusiasm and storytelling of this great town, Lucca. Her personality is engaging, and I was a bit sad when our tour was over. She will go as in-depth with her historical knowledge as you...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2018

Wanda met the three of us right on time and launched into our tour immediately. We had linked up with her via email with a narrow time window and she was very responsive from our first request. She had expertly guided us to our meeting...More

Thank John L
Wanda M, Owner at Lucca Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

It's fifty fifty, dear John ! You were energetic and friendly too, and obviously interested in understanding the spirit of my hometown. I'm not surprised you want to come back soon. Lots of places in the Lucca county to explore together. My thanks and regards...More

Reviewed July 27, 2018

Wanda did a wonderful job showing us her hometown. She combines a thorough understanding of its history with a ground-level understanding of its people --- and tells her tales with pizzazz. Her recommendations for restaurants and shops were first rate -- a shopkeeper later told...More

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Wanda M, Owner at Lucca Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Dear 2andthrough, I'm afraid I can't make head or tail of who you are ! As a native of many generations, I can only thank my ancestors for preserving this gem of a town. It comes from being "weird"... Thank you for your beautiful words....More

Reviewed June 30, 2018

We wanted a guide who would bring Lucca's history to life for us. Wanda Martinelli was MORE than we expected. She not only explained Lucca's long traditions of silk manufacturing, independence and exclusion but also threw in interesting more recent events--like learning to drive on...More

Thank Etta M
Wanda M, Owner at Lucca Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Dear Etta, these words, coming from a scholar, are highly appreciated. Thank you for sharing your essays on Bagni di Lucca with me. I'll certainly make good use of this first-quality information. Congratulations on your excellent Italian. You are welcome back anytime. My regards to...More

Reviewed June 27, 2018

Personally I believe the best way to see a new city is to rely on the experts. And so we arranged a guided tour of Lucca thru Turislucca. The cost was nominal but the information received was invaluable. The tour was 90 minutes but in...More

Thank SHARON C
Wanda M, Owner at Lucca Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

You can't go wrong. Lucca is a memorable place indeed. Best regards. Wanda

Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Wanda is fantastic! Full of facts and stories about history and the city, from ancient times to today. Well Done...highly recommendMore

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Wanda M, Owner at Lucca Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Dan, thank you for booking all these tours with me during your long vacation in the area. You and your family -young and not so young - were absolutely amazing. Together you make a great team. Congratulations. I wish you all the very best. With...More

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lescharles5
June 16, 2018|
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Response from Wanda M | Property representative |
Hello, if you Google search Wanda Martinelli Lucca you'll find me.Unfortunately, I can't provide my contacts here as the system would block my message. Thanks Wanda
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SuzieQ088
April 19, 2016|
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Hi Suzie, my name is Wanda and I'm the owner of Lucca Tours. When are you planning to be in Lucca? Can you please reply to my personal email address that you will find on the website? I can't provide it here or this message... More
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Jock S
April 18, 2016|
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Hello Tim, Thank you for your enquiry that I've just found by chance (together with other messages that were not notified by the system). Can you please write to my personal email address wanda martinelli etc? that you will... More
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