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Great stop on historic walk of city. Average climb so modest fitness required. One can visualize the multilayered structures with family areas and bedrooms from 500 years ago. Great views of surrounding areas.
This interesting tower is one of the landmarks of Lucca and you can see the tower with the trees on the roof from the street. You can also climb to the top if you are young and brave. But there is no lift so it...More
A nice tower with small steps. But feels safe always. Cool to see the trees on top of this old tower. Never seen this before.
The history behind the tower and the old families of lucca is interesting as well.
A great view over the...More
During our stay in Lucca, my husband and I climbed the Torre Guinigi. We had to wait in line for 20-30min and it was along hike up narrow stairs but the views were totally worth it. The cost is 4€ for adults. Definitely a fun...More
This is my favourite tower in all of Italy - there are trees growing on top! The climb is wonderful and once up there, you have the shade of the trees as you look out on the perfect walled city and the surrounding countryside. Poetic.
For a mere 4 euro, find yourself with a Fab view of Lucca and beyond.
There are 230 steps but plenty of places to rest on the way. They get rather narrow and steep at the top but take your time; everyone during our visit...More
Response from alexeicohen | Reviewed this property |
Paolo Guinigi who built the tower was himself a silk merchant so I imagine the trade was concentrated in the area and there are a few craftsmen still pursuing/demonstrating the trade in the city. Afraid I can't help you with... More
Paolo Guinigi who built the tower was himself a silk merchant so I imagine the trade was concentrated in the area and there are a few craftsmen still pursuing/demonstrating the trade in the city. Afraid I can't help you with the rest. Enjoy.