Go off-road in a vintage SUV on this Chianti Valley tour from Greve. With a small group of just eight people or fewer, travel through the famous wine-producing region to learn the vintners' secrets. Stop at three cellars for 15 tastings of different varietals as well as local products (olive oil, honey) and a traditional Italian lunch.
Treat your taste buds while exploring Lucca’s flat, cycling-friendly streets the way locals do on this afternoon bike and food tour. Pedal along leafy boulevards and through charming squares on a relaxed ride, stopping to sample the city’s best bites, from artisan gelato and balsamic vinegar to farro soup and pecorino cheese. Tidbits of local history are served up alongside generous food and drink tastings.
Take a stroll through Lucca’s medieval history and architectural highlights on a private, 3-hour walking tour. Learn the backstory behind local landmarks like the city walls, Palazzo Ducale, Teatro del Giglio, Guinigi Tower and Basilica di San Frediano from your knowledgeable guide, who will also point out hidden gems that many visitors miss. Ask all the questions you like during the personalized tour, and finish with a glass of wine or prosecco at a local ‘enoteca.’
Explore the Val d'Orcia Region of Tuscany on a private, full-day tour. Stop in Montepulciano to soak up the history of the medieval town and visit a winery where you taste the region’s wines. Sit down for a traditional Tuscan lunch before continuing on to Pienza, a fifteenth-century village filled with antique shops and known to be the birthplace of Pecorino cheese. Finally stop in Montalcino and tastethe sought after Brunello di Montalcino wines while you admire the vineyards and olive groves.
While in Lucca, tack an easy day trip to the Chianti region onto your itinerary. Your guide eliminates the hassle of navigating on your own so that you can take in the sweeping countryside views along the way. After a wine tasting with food pairings at a Chianti vineyard, continue on to the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci. Round-trip transport is included for your convenience.
Head into the Lucca hills to taste Tuscan wine and olive oil, created by one of the region's most prestigious producers. As you sample the white and red Colline Lucchesi wine, you’ll learn about the organic wine production process that’s used by the estate, and hear about the characteristics of the wine. Fresh bruschetta and pecorino cheese, drizzled with homemade olive oil, is also included.
Discover the fine wines of Montalcino, a small town nestled in the hills of Tuscany. After pick-up from the doorstep of your Florence accommodation, your private driver transports you to a vineyard that uses music to age their natural wines. Continue on to Castel Giocondo for a second tasting, followed by a 3-course lunch prepared by Michelin-rated chef Massimo Rossi. Enjoy the meal against a backdrop of the Tuscan countryside.
Get to know the off-the-beaten-path wine region of Maremma, in coastal Tuscany, during this private tour. Round-trip private transportation is convenient and means that you can taste as much wine as you wish. Visit two wineries, both known for their modern architecture, to taste samples and learn about wine production. You'll also enjoy a 3-course lunch and wine pairing.
Lucca is a Little town surrounded by renaissance walls and knowed as The city with 100 churches. It's famous also for differents local products like Buccellato, wine, Torta coi becchi.... in this tour you will explore the town and taste tipycally products of Lucca.
Explore Lucca with an E-bike , visit the main attractions of the town like S.Martin Cathedral, S.Michele church, Piazza Napoleone and Piazza Anfiteatro, S.Frediano Church and a part of the wall with an expert tour guide.
While you visiting Lucca you will stop to a renamed winery where you will have some savory tastings and a glass of wine from the hills of Lucca and in a famous Patissery where you will taste Buccellato (a sweet bread with raisins and anise) and Torta Coi Becchi (a cake with chard, pine nuts, raisins).
Learn about World War 2 history with a private guide during this self-drive tour of the Gothic Line. Explore the Museum of Liberation, home to memorabilia including military uniforms and arms, before visiting two World War 2-era bunkers. Go off the beaten path with an itinerary that includes a third bunker and a walk across the Devil’s Bridge, dating back to the Middle Ages.
Delve into the heart of Tuscany’s Chianti wine region—and enjoy an indulgent meal plus wine tastings—when you book this private, half-day tour. Following pickup at your area hotel, set off with just a private guide for company. Venture first to the Antinori nel Chianti Classico winery, where you’ll tour the striking facilities and enjoy a tutored tasting. Then, transfer to the regal Villa Le Corti for further wine and olive oil tastings, plus a gourmet, 3-course lunch.
See sights surrounding Lucca that are usually overlooked on a 3-hour small-group tour. Rent a bike (own expense), then follow your guide away from the city center and onto the slopes of Monte Pisano. Traveling by bike allows you to visit landmarks that would otherwise be difficult to reach, including the Lorenzo Nottolini Aqueduct and Guamo Valley. Along the way, your guide provides live commentary for a more enriching experience.
Lord Guinigi's Lost Treasure! A Sketch Hunt for Kids and Families around Lucca
This classic discovery of Lucca follows a storytelling narrative through the Ages: Bringing families thru an Adventure in Time from Roman Emperors to Napoleon. where kids experience a kind of treasure hunt in a quest to uncover the powerful Lord Guinigi’s lost treasure. As the children search for clues to its whereabouts, they discover the interconnections of famous elements of art and architecture in Lucca. Along the way, they sketch key points that might be important clues, followed by an architectural watercolor project in the beloved Piazza Anfiteatro. All materials included.
Entrance tickets to the cathedral extra (2 euro/child).
ADVENTURE IN THE HILLS OF LUCCA TOUR.
This tour is a magical adventure into the beautiful countryside surrounding the City of Lucca.
You will get to discover the history, nature and culture of rural life in Tuscany.
We follow an ancient and rather impressive Aquaduct, wandering through meadows and farm land.
We arrive at an enchanting and fascinating spot, known locally as The Golden Words, this is where the springs start, that flow along the Aquaduct to the city of Lucca.
We head gently uphill, through peaceful forest, following a tumbling stream.
As the forest gives way to olive trees, we can enjoy breathtaking views of the Pisan Mountains and the village of Vorno below us.
At Vorno we will visit a local Agriturismo, where you will get to taste some glasses of their own wine accompanied by some tasty local products.
We return to Lucca by minivan.
"On the well-cultivated hills, that surround the fertile plain of Lucca on every side, the pleasant villas of the patrician families are scattered among vineyards and olive groves" (Georg Christoph Martini). Lucca and its villas, a heritage that undoubtedly deserves to be discovered and deepened. And what better way, if not the calm and relaxed state that the bicycle can bring, to enjoy a similar experience? We'll start the tour from the city center and following the path along the river, in the open countryside, we'll reach these wonderful historic mansions. We'll visit the most sumptuous and regal , the "Royal Villa" , once belonged to Elisa Bonaparte, sister of Napoleon Bonaparte. We'll return back to the city with the memory of a truly unique experience!
We will visit the oil mill of the splendid Agriturismo alle Camelie and taste different types of olive oil combined with typical local products. In addition to this, a good glass of wine produced by the company.
A unique experience in one of the most fascinating villages on the hills of Lucca.
What would a medieval city be without its "secret passages"? With this tour you will have the opportunity to visit a little-known route, which will allow you to enjoy a wonderful view from another angle of San Miniato: the Carbonai Alleys. Our journey will start from Via Carducci, where we'll walk along this beautiful alley unearthed by the great collaborative will of the citizens of San Miniato.
After our walk we will visit the historical center, which has a really interesting history and hides places and alleys that not everyone knows and that we are sure will win you over!
Explore the idyllic coastal countryside of Versilia without the hassle of a guidebook or map with this guided cycling tour from Lido di Camaiore. Pedal along the seaside as far as Viareggio, then turn inland through shaded pine groves rich in wildlife to reach Torre del Lago. Take a break to admire the view and try to spot deer, wild boar, and herons before the ride back to the starting point.
Experience the stunning natural beauty of Tuscany’s mountainous Garfagnana region, which makes an excellent half-day trip from Lucca. Travel by minivan with a guide and a small group through a luscious emerald landscape crisscrossed by the Serchio River. Visit the medieval village of Barga, home to a former Medici palace and an imposing hilltop cathedral, and hear the legends and history behind the striking Devil’s Bridge.
Welcome to the cycle tour "Versilia Storica Medicea" UNESCO site "Medici Palace" in Seravezza.
Pietrasanta, an open - air museum, houses works of art by Fernando Botero, Igor Mitoraj and other artists; Cloister of Sant 'Agostino, home to international exhibitions, located in Piazza Duomo, we will admire the bell tower attributed to Michelangelo Buonarroti.
Then we leave for the historic Versiliana Villa that belonged to Gabriele D 'Annunzio, now home to shows, cultural cafés and exhibitions. Then we enter the pine forest in the shade and fine air for a session of cardio-circulatory and fitness activities. Forte dei Marmi stands where the marble road ended, built by Michelangelo to transport the blocks from the Apuan Alps by sea. The Fortino, located in Piazza Garibaldi, was a military, customs and health post, now home to exhibitions and museums of the satire. It owes its worldly fame to the Agnelli family who made it known to the world since the last century.
Immergersi nei percorsi sotterranei delle Mura di Lucca, per scoprire da dentro la maestosità di un'antica opera difensiva che è parte integrante della storia di Lucca e dei suoi abitanti. Scoprire l'essenza della città attraverso un cammino nella storia arricchito di aneddoti e curiosità, fino a riemergere in un parco urbano rigoglioso di verde in cui rilassarsi ed assaporare i prodotti tipici del territorio.
Cycle-tour National archaeological museum of Luni + Ca 'Lunae
We will visit the National Arch. Museum of Luni which is part of the Liguria museum complex, and includes finds from the ancient Roman city of Luna.
We will follow the cycle-pedestrian walkway "Portus Lunae" which leads to the archeo-site.
The museum houses several sections, statuary, portraiture, numismatics, ceramics, jewelry. You can observe the remains of the "domus dei mosaici" which takes its name from the rich flooring.
Beyond the domus, the ruins of the temple dedicated to the goddess Luna, one of the oldest buildings of worship in the city, stand out.The tour ends with a visit to the splendid amphitheater of the imperial era.
The cycle tour continues with a visit to the "Ca '' Lunae" cellars of Palvotrisia, where we will stop to visit the museum of wine culture, the wine shop, tasting room, the liquor store, the vegetable garden and the aroma garden. if desired, possibility of tasting typical products (by reservation).