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Address: Via delle Ville 598/A, 55018 Lucca, Italy
Phone Number: 0039 347 5597279
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Description: Lucca is one of the most charming cities in Italy and a walking tour with...
Lucca is one of the most charming cities in Italy and a walking tour with certified professional tour guide Wanda Martinelli is a great way to see it. Wanda Martinelli is ready to show you the beautiful city behind imposing Renaissance walls. Choose from any of her six tour options.
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Best tour guide of our entire trip!

I booked this tour based on the prior reviews and thoroughly enjoyed every moment (well, maybe not the few minutes where I got lost:)). We had three generations ranging from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Cranston, Rhode Island
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English first
Cranston, Rhode Island
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

I booked this tour based on the prior reviews and thoroughly enjoyed every moment (well, maybe not the few minutes where I got lost:)). We had three generations ranging from early 20s-70s and everyone had a great time. Wanda's personality made the city come alive. When booking the tour I mentioned wanting to tour by bike. Once we arrived though,... More 

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Wanda M, Owner at Lucca Tours, responded to this review

Dear Lori, It was a pleasure spending time with an adventurous and generous family such as yours. I haven't forgotten. Thank you, grazie. My regards to your mother-in-law (she was such a good sport) and all best to all of you. wanda More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

My partner and I had the pleasure of being shown round the beautiful city of Lucca by the fabulous Wanda this week, in just under three hours we were shown around this fantastic place by Wanda who was engaging, friendly and extremely knowledgable. Lucca is like no place I have been before and having the history of the city explained... More 

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Wanda M, Owner at Lucca Tours, responded to this review

Dear Carly and Paul, you said it, you did it. Your review showed in no time and it sounds very persuading. Thank you. I don't think anyone called me fabulous, so far. We may see each other again on that very special occasion. Who knows? All best till then, wanda More 

Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

On a recent cruise which docked at Livorno, we decided we wanted to visit Lucca and to have a guide take us around. We found Wanda Martinelli online and we had a wonderful experience in Lucca. Wanda is rightly very proud of her home town and presents the history and architecture in a very accessible and enjoyable way. It was... More 

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Wanda M, Owner at Lucca Tours, responded to this review

Dear Jean, writing reviews is a bother and most people don't write them, in fact. Yours came in no time, unprompted, and was very much appreciated. Great meeting you and thank you for being so nice. wanda More 

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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Walking through the ancient times, watching the little medieval city from the tower at the heart of it. Definitely a great experience that one should have in her life. I came across Lucca while I was roadtripping through Italy and could only stay there for 5 hours, but it is worth for more than that I believe.

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London,UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Wanda is one of the most prepared tour guides I've ever met. We were in a group of 18 people which could have been difficult to manage, instead she's been very pleasant, detailed and fun to follow around Lucca. She also gave us additional information about other restaurants/activities outside of Lucca that turned out to be super helpful. I would... More 

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Wanda M, Owner at Lucca Tours, responded to this review

Dear Tanya, as a native, I love sharing information about my home town. An inborn knowledge and years of hard experience in tourism do mean something, for sure. I'm very glad that you could benefit from my recommendations. Best regards to all of you and thank you for your appreciation. w More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Spent an excellent afternoon with Wanda. We were a group of five aged between 7 and 79 and she catered to us all - especially conscious to both engage the kids and notice when they were waning and in need of gelato! Really enjoyed learning about the 'spirit' of Lucca - Wanda provided the perfect mix of history, fun facts,... More 

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Wanda M, Owner at Lucca Tours, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth, Unpromted reviews are particularly appreciated and yours was very much appreciated indeed. Thanks. Congratulations on your family and brilliant children. Please convey my regards to your mum on the other side of the ocean. Best, w More 

Jefferson Twp.,Pa.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We arrived on a Sunday and Wanda was gracious enough to take us on a tour of her beloved Lucca. She was just so personable and so passionate about her hometown that we also fell in love with it. There were only 2 of us and she took so much time to tell us the history of the city and... More 

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Wanda M, Owner at Lucca Tours, responded to this review

Dear Jane, thank you for being so nice and sharing your experience with the rest of the world. Truly appreciated! My regards to B and all the very best, w More 

Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Wanda was outstanding. Lucca is a beautiful city with a long and important history. Wanda pulls it all together for you in a way that is interesting, entertaining, factual and easy to understand. The impression the four of us had was she loves her city and wanted to make sure we left Lucca with a better appreciation of its fascinating... More 

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Wanda M, Owner at Lucca Tours, responded to this review

Dear Ralph, I'm not a history teacher but I agree that Lucca can be quite puzzling if you don't know its extraordinary past. You do sound very persuasive and I bet lots of people will follow your advice. Thank you and all best to the four of you, wanda More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We were very fortunate that Wanda was available on the dates we were visiting Lucca as she is very busy! We are so glad we found her and booked her for the day! First a walking tour around Lucca, where her knowledge of all things " Lucca" was truly remarkable and amazing! Then an afternoon with her chauffeuring us further... More 

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Wanda M, Owner at Lucca Tours, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for coming all the way from down under and taking such a keen interest in our little, old world. Thank you also for being so nice. All best to you and Jeff, wanda More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Wanda's knowledge of Lucca was incrediable and was so much fun. We had a small group of 4 and she made it fun for all of us. Don't miss a trip to Lucca and make sure you get Wanda to take you around.

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Wanda M, Owner at Lucca Tours, responded to this review

Dear Richard, in the middle of this never-ending heat wave, I'm sending you my warmest thanks. Saluti a Zoe! w More 

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