Province of Lucca
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  • Half-Day Tuscan Hills Wine Tasting From Pisa or Lucca

    1. Half-Day Tuscan Hills Wine Tasting From Pisa or Lucca

    Explore the glorious hills of Tuscany on a 4-hour tour of a picture perfect landscape just moments from the city centers of Pisa and Lucca. Following a pick-up from either city, travel to the picturesque countryside surrounding Pisa and stop at the winery. The owner will give you an insight into the various methods that go into producing the wines and extra-virgin olive oils of the estate. After a short introduction, go to the cantina to see where the wine is aged. Then, enjoy tastings of the delicious wines. Relax on the transfer back to your hotel, enjoying views of the Tuscan landscape along the way. Departures: From Pisa (your selected hotel or a close meeting point) From Lucca (your selected hotel or a close meeting point)

    Excellent trip , our guide Amelia , was fantastic very informative in a jolly way definitely made the trip better. Wine tasting brilliant, nice portions and food presented and tasted great. I would definitely recommend x

  • Lucca: Aperitivo Evening Food and Wine Tour

    2. Lucca: Aperitivo Evening Food and Wine Tour

    Experience the best travel stories for yourself! Join a local expert and uncover hidden gems on this evening walk adventure. Sample the food and wine of Italy on a 2.5-hour walking tour of Lucca, and discover the Italian tradition of the aperitivo on the city’s narrow streets and medieval squares. Enjoy Italian beer or local wines that will leave you thirsty for more Become a local for the day as you join your guide outside Lucca Train Station. Learn about (and taste) the food culture of Italy as you stroll the narrow streets contained by the city walls and tall towers. Discover arts and crafts shops selling unique souvenirs, and see some of Lucca’s more than 100 churches. Enjoy an impressive view of Lucca before diving into the local life in the city center, where the beautiful Romanesque marble cathedral stands. Then, head to a favorite local spot: San Michele in Foro Squa...

    Great information with all the aecret places of Lucca and all the local tastes and libations. So much fun and we made new Italian friends.

  • 1-Hour Hot Air Balloon Flight Over Tuscany from Lucca

    3. 1-Hour Hot Air Balloon Flight Over Tuscany from Lucca

    Experience the magic of flying high above the cypress-studded hills and vineyards of Tuscany on a 1-hour VIP hot air balloon flight over Lucca. The adventure begins as soon as you arrive at the take-off field, dependent on weather conditions. Watch as the balloons are inflated and prepared before your eyes. Once the pilots have done their final checks and given you a briefing about flight safety, climb into the balloon basket and begin your float to altitudes of up to 2,000 feet (6,000 meters). Glide over valleys and castles, enjoying breathtaking panoramic views of the rolling hills below. As the balloons are directed by the breeze, each flight offers a unique experience every time. Upon landing, enjoy a glass of sparkling champagne to celebrate your adventure. Then transfer back by shuttle bus to your take-off site.

    Kind of expensive but super enjoyable the guide was super char,ing and made the whole experience super enjoyable, it was about 1 hrs long ride but it felt like it went so fast, super peaceful and enjoyable gotta do it here the view in Italy is amazing

  • Lucca: Guided E-Bike and Wine Tour

    4. Lucca: Guided E-Bike and Wine Tour

    Your bike wine tour and tasting starts with a visit of the town center of Lucca, and the countryside of some villages such as Meati, Gattaiola San Donato and vicopelago. You will travel partnered with a safe and efficient e-bike, and an expert live guide who will help you understand the complexity of the “vineyard” ecosystem and its agriculture with a low environmental impact. You will begin your wine tasting in a comfortable room, allowing you to grasp the organoleptic complexity and have a better understanding of them. The visit will end up with a light taste of local products like bread, charcuterie and oil to compliment the wines. All the different chapters will be discussed directly in the vineyards, cellar and tasting room in a very simple way, in order for you to easily understand even the most apparently complicated concepts.

    We had a great tour with Marta who was so kind, friendly and interesting. We really enjoyed learning about Lucca and its culture. The cycle of the walls was great as was the visit to the vineyard with excellent lunch and tasting of wines. A wonderful tour.

  • Lucca: Small Group Pasta and Tiramisu Class

    5. Lucca: Small Group Pasta and Tiramisu Class

    During this private lesson, you will learn how to prepare 2 pasta recipes and the tiramisu dessert from scratch. Your Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of these iconic recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test and amaze your friends and family once home with an Italian meal! This experience is suitable for families with children of all ages.

    Antonietta made us feel welcome. We made bruschetta, tiramusi and pasta together. She doesn't speak English, so there was a translator. When we were done cooking, we had a really nice dinner together with her family and some friends. It was special, because we were invited in her family's home and to be surrounded with Italians. It was a nice local experience and the food was good.

  • Lucca: 3-Hour Bikes & Bites Foodie Adventure like a Local

    6. Lucca: 3-Hour Bikes & Bites Foodie Adventure like a Local

    Bikes in Lucca are a must. Locals love them as they’re the best and easiest way to move around the city’s narrow streets. There is a wonderfully laid-back attitude to cyclists here, so your journey will sure to be a relaxing and memorable one. You will begin with an action-packed ride around the city walls, stopping to explore hidden corners and to learn more about one of Italy’s most prosperous regions. Pass by little squares with magnificent ancient church facades (San Frediano is the best) and noble palaces dating back to the Renaissance. Lofty medieval towers still feature prominently here; one of the most famous landmarks in Lucca is the beautiful Guinigi Tower with its ancient holm oak trees sprouting curiously over the top. Pass by this one and many more with plenty of opportunities for Instagram-friendly stops along the way. Then, it’s time for your first foodie adventure and yo...

    Very nice trip. We Get to know the city, history and famous landmarks. Our guide Chiara was helpfull and knowlegable.

  • Lucca Private Home Cooking Class

    7. Lucca Private Home Cooking Class

    Uncover the secrets of Italian family recipes on your travels, Your guide, or Cesarina will share their wisdom, which has been passed down in their families for generations. Immerse yourself in a private cooking class at your guide's home. Learn the secrets of the most famous dishes of regional cuisine and taste the fruit of your labor accompanied by local wines.  During the lesson, the Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of 3 authentic local recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Participants will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines. Instead of loading your suitcase with souvenirs, take home Italian cooking skills that'll stay with you for life.

    It was a true Italian dining experience. From the welcome at the door to the final goodbye I felt the warmth of a family who enjoyed my company as much as I enjoyed theirs.

  • Lucca: Pasta Masterclass & Vineyard Walk Experience

    8. Lucca: Pasta Masterclass & Vineyard Walk Experience

    Join a unique experience full of nature and fun, spent among magnificent paths in the vineyards. Expect floured hands, aromas of seasonal herbs, and glasses of wine. Take part in a pasta lesson and enjoy your creation at the end of the tour. Move to the hills of Lucca, to a winery to begin the walk with a short visit to the estate. Understand the winemaking process. Get to taste it later during the cooking class. Then, descend on dirt paths, making your way to the villa at the foot of the hill. The path is almost all downhill, among vineyards, olive groves, and small stretches of wood. Be greeted by a cook who will wait for you with a welcome drink. Under expert guidance, prepare ravioli, tagliatelle, seasonal sauces to dress pasta, and a dessert. Consume your delicious creations in an open space or in the garden. Sip on wine from the cellar, take photos, share laughs. In the end, be ...

  • Flavors of Lucca Food Tour with Local Guide

    9. Flavors of Lucca Food Tour with Local Guide

    You start your Lucca tour at the very spot that welcomes most visitors to the city: the Lucca train station. From there, you’ll head through the majestic city walls and reach the beautiful Cathedral Square, giving you your first taste of life in Lucca. But wait! To truly “taste” the city, you need to do just that and put your taste buds to work. Italians never start the day without their espresso fix, so you’ll do as the locals do and savor a cup of coffee. And because a good espresso goes best with a delicious treat, you’ll taste a traditional delicacy: Buccellato cake. You’ll be taken to a place where the secret recipe has been closely guarded since 1881. With caffeine and sugar fueling you, you’ll then head to the main shopping street of Lucca, admiring the medieval and Renaissance architecture and the signs of the old shops that testify to the city’s ancient artisan traditions: shoe...

    Great tour of the town with many stops. Great choice of places and food was delicious. I would recommend this to everyone

  • Lucca: Salty and Sweet E-Bike Tour

    10. Lucca: Salty and Sweet E-Bike Tour

    Explore the little town of Lucca by e-bike in a group of no more than 10 participants and taste some of the city's salty and sweet treats along the way. Lucca is surrounded by walls that date back to the Renaissance, and is known as the City with 100 Churches. It’s also famous for its food: people talk far and wide of its many specialties and pastries.   Take a relaxing 3-hour ride around Lucca by e-bike and visit the main attractions of the town: see St. Martin Cathedral, St. Michele Church, Piazza Napoleone, and a part of the wall with your expert tour guide. Stop along the way to a renowned winery where you’ll enjoy a glass of wine from the hills of Lucca and some savory treats. Next, stop at a famous bakery where you’ll taste buccellato, a sweet bread with raisins and anise, and torta coi Becchi (a cake with chard, pine nuts, and raisins).

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What people are saying about Province of Lucca

We had a great tour with Marta who was so kind, friendly and interesting. We really enjoyed learning about Lucca and its culture. The cycle of the walls was great as was the visit to the vineyard with excellent lunch and tasting of wines. A wonderful tour.

We had a wonderful cooking experience. It was such much fun learning the Italian cooking style, even though we don’t speak proper Italian. The translator did a great job and we will remember this evening for our life. Thank you!

On this entertaining, very informative tour, we learned a lot about the history and culinary highlights of Lucca. In between there were a few interesting stops with local specialties and drinks. Absolutely to suggest.

This excursion was wonderful. What a great introduction to evokes and to the city of Lucca. Our tour guide Lucca was nothing short of amazing. This is a MUST. Thank you Lucca

It was great to learn from Lunia. The food tasted fantastic and the hospitallity was marvelous. We enjoyed each others compagny. It was a wonderful evening.