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Le mura di Lucca

Address: Lucca, Italy
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Ranked #1 of 76 things to do in Lucca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic sites, Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic sites, Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

The walls of Lucca are a nice first way to get to know the city before diving in the narrow streets. We walked about half of the city walls. It is really quiet and you can keep in the shadow for a while on a hot sunny day. There are enough tiny streets, stairs and paths to go up or... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Lucca's wall are a great place to visit and enjoy the city. You can walk around it and have fun. Nice views from it. Attraction not to be missed,

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Singapore
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The city of lucca is designed for the perfect bike ride. The walls are unique and beautiful and you wouldn't need more than a few hours to cover the city. The cathedrals and towers are good but similar to other italian cities. Nothing great there.

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Tustin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The wall around Lucca is pretty fantastic! When I initially saw it, I was excited to see what was on the other side but the coolest part was when we road our bikes all of the way around the top! The views of Lucca inside. Wall are breathtaking! Riding around the top, we were able to get a really great... More 

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Lucca, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have studied the walls of Lucca in detail and they are fascinating as a defensive concept during their build in the 16th century . They provide a linear park for pleasure of both citizens and visitors.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The old town wall is a great spot to walk on or take a bike ride on top of it - it even has shady trees! Just loved it and great exercise after a nice lunch or dinner. Die alte Stadtmauer ist fantastisch - man kann darauf spazieren oder mit dem Rad fahren - es hat sogar Schatten unter den... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Lucca's intact wall encircling the ancient city is a defining feature of this wonderful town. The entire community (and visitors) uses it as a recreational amenity, with parks and a wide non-motorized promenade overlooking rooftops for bicycling, jogging, or a stroll.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Lucca's walls are more like earthworks than a simple barricade. The top of them is a park - a wide pathway, with trees on each side. On one side you get views of the little old town of Lucca, on the other of the Tuscan countryside. It's a nice place to have a walk or a bike ride. I found... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Rent a bike near the train station, and ride away! You actually can ride on the wall, which is as large as a street, and has trees on both sides. We rode at dusk/night, and the street lights, dusk sky and the general atmosphere were kinda romantic.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This wall is about 21/2 miles around the beautiful city. We got FREE bikes from our hotel and spent the day riding bikes all over the town. But the wll is great. What I enjoyed was watching other families together. In the evenings they were all out together not sitting at home watching TV .

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