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All reviews worth the climb trees growing easy climb stone steps great view of lucca panoramic view well worth the effort afraid of heights long climb medieval tower surrounding countryside clock tower vantage point take your time botanical gardens narrow streets old city
Well what do you expect. It's a lot of stairs. But the payoff is a beautiful view of all of Lucca. The only downside beside the stairs is that if it gets crowded, there is not a lot of room to maneuver at the top....More
One of the "Things to do in Lucca" and it didn't disappoint. There's not much room at the top, but with some "Mi Scuzie" everyone managed to get around. In the nearby music school, an opera singer was practicing and her voice drifting up to...More
Went up this tower early in morning and bought a combined ticket with the botanical gardens. It is quite a few steps but we managed without any problem (sixty year olds). Views for the top are very good. There isn't an awful lot to see...More
Don’t miss the view from this tower unless heights and climbing steps is definitely not your thing. Even on one of the hottest days of the year this was any easy climb for a reasonably fit 70+ tennis player. We did make an effort to...More
Take time to walk the steps to the top of the iconic tower with trees on top! The unobscured view from the top is beautiful, overlooking the red-tiled roofs of Lucca.
Be sure to walk to the top of the bell tower "Torre delle Ore"...More
Strange but lovely tower of Guinigi ... a few steps not for the faint hearted especially at the end but amazing views over Lucca old town and the surrounding mountains.
Very reasonable entry fee just to see the Trees at the top..
Go for the...More
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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.