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Le mura di Lucca

Lucca, Italy
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Ranked #1 of 38 attractions in Lucca
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Holstebro, Denmark
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191 reviews 191 reviews
27 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

If visiting Lucca you simply have to walk the wall arround Lucca otherwise you have not been in Lucca. What a fantastic wall, easy to walk, bike and run. You will see a lot of Lucca from the wall and we did have the walk on a sunny april saturday, lot of trees and place to sit down and enjoy... More

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Lucca, Italy
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8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Basically its around 20 feet wide road on a circular wall around the Lucca city (Yep like the great wall of China). Vehicles including motor bikes and scooters are prohibited except for the police and the maintenance. The circuit is around 4 Km. I have been there several times with my family and friends. Its a very nice and relaxing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

We visited Lucca for the day prior to our flight from Pisa and I loved it. What a beautiful town. I would absolutely recommend a visit.

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Vienna, Austria
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64 reviews 64 reviews
13 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Riding bikes around the walls of Lucca was definitely the highlight of the day for my kids, who said they enjoyed it even more than the Leaning Tower of Pisa. We rented bikes near the San Pietro gate for three euros an hour; we made it all the way around in well under an hour even with stopping several times... More

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Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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24 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Had a pleasant run in the morning on this wall. My family and I rode bikes in the afternoon and my child said he wished we could do this everyday! Perfect area to relax and enjoy a nice bike ride and take in the sights. Would highly recommend visiting!

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Northampton
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

I hadn't been on a bike for some time so was just slightly apprehensive but my fears disappeared immediately we hit the road. I cannot emphasize enough how enjoyable a ride around the walls of Lucca on a bike is. It's all flat so you most certainly do not need to be hugely fit and by the time you've done... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

My sons and I have a home inside the historic walls of Lucca. Every morning begins with one of my sons waking me up and saying "let's hit the walls". We get dressed and get our bikes out on the street. We ride about three blocks pass coffee and pastry shops which contain my "rewards" for after the ride. We... More

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Lucca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We live in the hills of Lucca and always tell people to start their visit in the city on the historic and beautiful wall.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I have travelled to a hundred cities in Italy - including dozens in Tuscany - and have seen few sights that compare to the walls of Lucca. If you just visit the wall-top paths and parks, you'll see the whole city and some beautiful sights, but don't miss the underground experiences. The walls are also home to a tunnel and... More

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Lucca, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We live in Lucca now and always tell people to start on the historic and beautiful wall. Walk once the 4.2 km. and get a overview of this incredible small town. Along the way, several fountains with free natural spring water. Another thing Lucca is known for, in addition to the historic wall. This town is not to be missed... More

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