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Address: Via Sant'Andrea 45, 55100, Lucca, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0583 583086
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This tower is easily recognizable: it has a leaning tree growing out of its...

This tower is easily recognizable: it has a leaning tree growing out of its top.

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Worth the Climb

Not difficult to climb. Great views. Worth stopping to peer out as you climb. We are four seventy year olds but we managed it without difficulty.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not difficult to climb. Great views. Worth stopping to peer out as you climb. We are four seventy year olds but we managed it without difficulty.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For several Euros you can climb the stairs to the top of the tower. It's not difficult if you take your time. As I went up in November, the stairs were not crowded with people. On top of the tower are trees growing. What a surprise. Great views of the entire city and countryside.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The tower was right outside the window of our vacation apartment, standing sentinel over the old city. It is such an incongruous sight, a tower with trees growing out of the top. My wife hurt her ankle so did not attempt the climb to the top but I ventured up by myself. It was a long climb and the stairs... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an unusual sight as we wandered the narrow streets of Lucca. A tower with trees on top. Elms, I believe. We did not climb the tower, but admired it from the ground. Built in the 1300s, it is quite beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It does take some effort to climb the steps, but the view is magnificent! There is limited space on top because of the trees, so probably a squeeze in summer. Great spot for photos.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this only because she wanted to...but I'll say I'm more than happy that I went. The views were beautiful, the folks along the way were nice, and we got some amazing photos to share with our family. If you're one that's not usually into crowds...we went just as they opened...and ran into only one other person. I... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If in Lucca, one has to climb the stairs of the Guinigi tower to get a good view across the roofs of the old part of the city. Easy ti find since its the inly tower with trees on the top.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't let a little rain scare you from off season touring. No crowds and the sun will always eventually shine!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wouldn't call this an attraction.. Is a historic building, with a tall tower, steep stairs but the reward is a breathtaking view of the entire town of Lucca. If you are not in great shape ( as is my case ) don't worry, you cans still climb it.. take your time and a couple of breaks to recover the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A tower capped by trees aroused my interest. I took the first chance to climb it when I reached Lucca. The climb seemed like a stroll in the park after the Florence Duomo dome climb a day before. The last stretch up a narrow metal ladder is slightly harrowing. But the views are well worth the effort.

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