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Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Lucca and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Lucca activities? We have 41 tour ideas.


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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Tour of the Carrara Marble Quarries and Pisa from Lucca

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 75.69


Explore the marble quarries of Carrara on a 4x4 off road vehicle with this half-day tour from Lucca. Experience the unique flavor of 'Lardo di Colonnata', enjoy some free time in Pisa's Piazza dei Miracoli, and more.

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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Private Tour: Historic Lucca by Bike

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 174.67


For a more action-packed and fun tour, Lucca's historic center can be visited by bike. Because its entire historic center and ring of tree-lined Renaissance walls are entirely pedestrian and bike-friendly, Lucca is the only city in Tuscany where guided bike tours are ideal, fascinating, and enjoyable. <br /><br />With one of our local specialized guides, you will rent a bike at one of the rental shops in the... Read More

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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Florence Bike Tour from Lucca

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 40.76


Explore the heart of Florence with an expert guide on this 2 hour bike tour. See the Cathedral as well as other amazing sites, including the Ponte Vecchio, Uffizi Square, the Duomo, and more. Stop at several locations throughout your tour for your guide to share the history of the city as well as fun facts.

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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Tuscany Countryside Private Bike Tour from Lucca

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 131.59


Cycle around Tuscany on board of a hybrid 24-speed bike and enjoy a typical light lunch and wine tasting.<br>Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city with this 5-hours guided private bike tour of the Tuscany countryside departing from Lucca.

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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Private Bike Tour from Lucca with Visit to Pietrasanta and Light Lunch

Lucca, Italy
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 132.75


A 60km ride through the Freddana valley outside of Lucca over a small rise then down to the coast. We arrive in Pietrasanta, the historic home of marble sculpture on the Tuscan coastline, for a light lunch and a walk around the medieval centre. <br />The ride starts from Lucca and is perfect... Read More

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Bus & Minivan Tours

VIP Chianti Classico tour with Lunch by Minivan 8 people max from Lucca

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 179.33


Travel through the Chianti Classico hills, located in the heart of Tuscany's Chianti wine district and lunch with tipical products. This day trip from Lucca includes plenty of wine tasting plus a lunch at a Tuscan farm. Your guide offers a full-day itinerary dedicated to wine lovers who... Read More

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Bus & Minivan Tours

Siena and San Gimignano Small-Group Tour by Minivan from Lucca

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 125.76


Discover the beautiful Italian towns of Siena and San Gimignano on this 10-hour tour. Two medieval villages in a day with a special wine tasting in a local winery. Guided and non-guided options available.

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Cooking Classes

Homemade Pasta Cooking Class in Lucca with a Chef

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 91.99


Learn to prepare traditional homemade pasta and Tuscan specialties with a chef. After the lesson, taste the recipes you have been creating.

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Cooking Classes

Traditional Home Cooking Experience in a Villa in Lucca with Dinner

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 98.98


Enter a prestigious Villa in Lucchesia and experience an authentic hands on cooking class with a passionate local chef. Enjoy the lunch or dinner with a fine selection of wine.

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Cooking Classes

Pizza and Gelato Cooking Class in Florence with Transport from Lucca

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 57.06


Learn how to make two of the most delicious and popular Italian dishes, pizza and gelato, during this 3-hour class with transfers from Lucca. Make your very own pizza and savor it at dinner time together with the gelato you made. Impress your family and friends with your mad cooking skills.... Read More

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Cooking Classes

Cooking Class in a Farmhouse in the Tuscan Hills

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 98.98


This Tuscan Cooking classes offers an authentic experience of real Italian food and the Tuscan way of life.<br />The duration of the classes is 4-5 hours. The very small group classes take place in the afternoon and conclude with a wonderful dinner with the dishes you have prepared.

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Cooking Classes

Private Cooking Class with Lunch Surrounded by Lucca’s Hills

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 104.80


Improve your cooking skills during a 4-hour private cooking class surrounded by a dream scenario in Lucca. Experience a cooking course lead by a private local Chef on the hills around Lucca and end your class eating the delicacies you have prepared, relaxing in the romantic scenario of this unique... Read More

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Cooking Classes

Cooking Class in Lucca’s Historic Center

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 98.98


Enjoy a hands-on cooking experience with this 5-hour class in Lucca. Join Chef Giuseppe - a veteran of cooking classes in Italy, the US, Canada, the Caribbean, and Mexico - for a shopping trip at the market to purchase ingredients. Sample some Tuscan specialties and prosecco. Prepare a 4-course meal, which you'll eat at the end of class.

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Cultural Tours

Rediscovered Gardens of Elisa Bonaparte

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 17.47


Meet your tour guide at the Ticket Office of Villa Reale and begin the tour.The gardens of Princess Elisa Bonaparte are a closely-guarded treasure chest full of secrets, tales, and utterly charming spots. They are an oasis of light and beauty, colour and harmony, and it is possible to exclusively view them in the company of our expert licensed guides. Only by taking a historical, botanical, and... Read More

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Day Trips

Daytrip: pickup Forte dei Marmi dropoff Fiumicino FCO Airport with Orbetello Tour option

Lucca, Italy
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 1339.16


Private Day Trip with pick-up from your accommodation in Forte dei Marmi with 3 hours stop in Orbetello town town (if selected) with lunch and wine tasting (not included) in one of the oldest historic farm that lies between the low hills of the Tuscan Maremma in a spectacular landscape... Read More

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Day Trips

Full-Day Tour at the Cinque Terre from Lucca

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 11 hours
Priced From: USD 115.28


Spend a unique day visiting the stunning Cinque Terre and Portovenere. Start your 11-hour trip from Lucca and travel comfortably on board an air-conditioned GT coach or minivan. Explore the breathtaking Ligurian coast on a tour of Porto Venere and the Cinque Terre, a small corner of paradise subdivided into five villages suspended on steep cliffs overlooking the sea; a unique landscape, where vegetation and lush vineyards... Read More

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Day Trips

San Gimignano Siena and Chianti Tour from Lucca

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 11 hours
Priced From: USD 69.87


This full-day tour will lead you around the highlights of Tuscany, through quaint villages situated right in its heart, and through the wine region of Chianti. Visit San Gimignano, the medieval town of Siena and the Monteriggioni fortress.

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Day Trips

Vintage Fiat 500 Panoramic Tour of Florence from Lucca

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 72.78


Get behind the wheel of a vintage Fiat 500 and drive around Florence's hills on a scenic 3-hour tour. Drive up to Piazzale Michelangelo and see the breathtaking view over the city. Keep heading out and visit Fiesole, a hill town situated just above Florence, which holds one of the city's most... Read More

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Day Trips

Volterra and Bocelli’s Theatre Half Day Tour by Minivan from Lucca

Lucca, Italy
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 156.04


This tour will take you to the heart of Tuscany. Pass through rolling hills on this tour and discover the charm of Volterra, the ancient Etruscan town and Alabaster land that overlooks the entire valley.

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Day Trips

Cinque Terre Tour Small Group Tour by Minivan from Lucca

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 167.69


Discover the five picturesque villages of Cinque Terre scattered along a beautiful stretch of the Mediterranean coast, listed among the most famous and beautiful World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.

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Day Trips

Small-Group Florence and Chianti Day Trip from Lucca Including Wine Tasting

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 138.57


Take a day out of your Lucca vacation to visit Florence and the Chianti region, and immerse yourself in Renaissance artwork and renowned wine. When you book, choose between an independent or a guided experience, in a small group of just eight people. The guided option includes... Read More

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Family Friendly Tours & Activities

Kids in Lucca: Stepping Back in Time to the Middle Ages

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 174.67


Join a specialized guide to bring the Middle Ages to life for children with this 2-hour kid-friendly tour of Lucca. Walk in the footsteps of the many pilgrims who visited during the Middle Ages to venerate the wooden crucifix called the 'Volto Santo' (Holy Face). Visit the... Read More

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Food Tours

Tuscan Wine Tasting Tour from Lucca

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 74.53


Enjoy a full day discovering three jewels of the Tuscan landscape that distinguish themselves in the enogastronomic (wine and food tasting) tradition. Explore Pienza and taste the world-famous wines produced in Montalcino and Montepulciano wineries.

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Food Tours

Lucca Bikes and Bites Food Adventure

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 111.79


Discover Lucca like a local: on two wheels! This small group bike tour is a fabulously fun and flavorsome introduction to Tuscany's most underrated city. Your knowledgeable local guide will lead you on a 3 hour tour through the tree-lined boulevards and pretty church squares of Lucca, into popular local cafés and delis to discover the city's spirited culinary culture. Mouthwatering food tastings galore will follow... Read More

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Food Tours

Flavors of Lucca Small Group Tour with Food Tasting and Wine

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 71.03


To live like a local is to eat like a local. This tour is going to show you how to drink and dine as locals do in Lucca, with a dash of history thrown in along the way. Sweet bread with raisins, sheep`s cheese, prosciutto, salami, olive oil, chocolate, wine, beer, cappuccino&hellip;... Read More

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Half-day Tours

Chianti Afternoon Tour from Lucca

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 60.55


Join a scenic day-trip that will take you to the discovery of the incredible Chianti region. Explore the gentle and harmonious landscape of the Tuscan hills and enjoy a tasting of wine and delicious local products. The tour will end with a visit to the magnificent Monteriggioni fortress.

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Half-day Tours

Garfagnana and Barga half day tour by Minivan from Lucca

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 86.17


The tour gives you a nice view of the region of Garfagnana, the famous Devil's Bridge and the Medieval Fortress.

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Historical & Heritage Tours

The Gothic Line at Borgo a Mozzano Self-Drive Tour

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 186.32


During this private 3-hour guided tour of the Gothic Line you will visit the Museum of the Liberation, enjoy a walking tour exploring two of the area's World War 2-era bunkers. Climb, with your guide, aboard your vehicle and visit a third bunker, and walk across the famous Devil's Bridge from where you may enjoy panorama of the river and surrounding hills.

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Literary, Art & Music Tours

Uffizi Gallery Monolingual Tour from Lucca

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 58.22


Spend a day exploring the sights of Florence, including a guided skip-the-line tour of the Uffizi Gallery, with this 11.5-hour trip from Lucca. Enjoy plenty of free time in Florence before and after the Uffizi tour to see the sights at your leisure. See the unparalleled collection in the Uffizi Gallery during a roughly 2-hour tour, including works by Botticelli, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Leonardo da Vinci.

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Photography Tours

Lucca Private Photo Shoot

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 208.44


Have you ever dreamed about walking around in Lucca, discover cobbled streets, alleys and get photographed’ Whether you are celebrating a special occasion or just want a unique souvenir of your stay in this beautiful city, through a private photo shoot your photographer will capture images of you and create a professional collection of photos.<br />Given that afternoons are often sunny and mild even at... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Lucca Private Photo Walk

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 139.74


During this private 2-hour Lucca Private Photo Walk, explore the city with an experienced photographer. You'll be able not only to learn photography tricks and secrets, but also to visit hidden spots and learn new perspectives. What could be more unique, than bringing home your own beautiful pictures from your vacation’

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Lucca 2 hours private walking tour with a local guide

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 314.41


On this private guided walking tour, you'll explore the town of Lucca famous for its intact Renaissance city walls. You'll see the most important attractions, while listening to the history of the town and of Puccini, the famous composer born here.

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Lucca Highlights Private Walking Tour

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 117.61


Visit Lucca secrets streets with a native professional guide.<br>Head to the top of Guinigi Tower or see the famous Piazza dell'Anfiteatro. Pass along the elegant shopping streets, or look at the city from the top of the ramparts.

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Rail Tours

Florence Grand Panoramic Tour

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 50.07


Reach Florence from Lucca by shuttle and discover the city in a comfortable, air-conditioned mini-van. See the amazing views over the city from Piazzale Michelangelo and the Etruscan hilltop town of Fiesole. Decide how to end your tour: you can add the Optional Visit to the Accademia Gallery or continue the visit of Florence on your own!

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Stand Up Paddleboarding

SUP Adventure in Garfagnana

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 128.09


A fantastic water adventure in the beautiful rivers Serchio and Lima in Garfagnana, just few kilometers from Pisa and Lucca. Our expert instructors will guide you first  into the river Serchio to discover the famous Devil's Bridge, built in the XI century, and than in the river Lima in the incredible and hidden Canyon of Cocciglia with his clear blue waters.

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Vespa, Scooter & Moped Tours

Full-Day Chianti Tour by Vespa with Shuttle from Lucca

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 116.45


Spend a full-day riding across the gentle and tranquil roads of the Chianti landscape on this incredibly fun tour. Hop-on-board your very own Vespa scooter and explore the countryside for an unforgettable collection of views. Take a break at lunch time and stop on the way for a delicious meal... Read More

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Walking Tours

Walking Tour and Exploration of Lucca

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 11.64


See all that Lucca has to offer in this tour of Tuscany's town with Renaissance touches. This complete guided tour will be led by a licensed tour guide. Embark on a 2-hour journey to see main tourist sights and monuments of the city center of Lucca.

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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Lucca Aperitivo Tour with Wine Tasting and Food Sampling

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 80.35


The flavors, the aromas, the colors, and the smiles are all part of life in Lucca. Learn more about the city as you sip your way through narrow streets and Medieval squares. Artisan beer, local wines, and even a top-secret liqueur will have you thirsty for more of Lucca.

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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Half-Day Wine Tour in the Tuscan Hills from Lucca

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 86.17


Travel from Lucca to the Tuscan Hills of Italy by minivan. Visit a winery and taste red and white wine. This trip includes pickup and drop-off from hotels in Lucca.

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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Chianti Classico Winery Tour

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 179.33


Taste the fruits of the Chianti Classico region's harvest on this 7-hour winery tour. Beginning in Lucca, you'll be chartered through the rolling Tuscan hills in an air-conditioned minibus to two top area wineries, where you'll taste a number of varietals, learn about the winemaking process from the owners themselves, and will also enjoy a traditional Tuscan lunch.

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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Wine and Food Tour in the Lucca Countryside by Minivan

Lucca, Italy
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 86.17


Your tour will start by visiting Montecarlo, a typical medieval village placed on the hill that overlooks Val di Nievole and Lucca's plain.<br /><br /> The owner or a qualified guide, will guide you inside the life of the village. During your visit, you will learn about the olive, food... Read More

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