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Guinigi Tower

Via Sant'Andrea 45, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 583086
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This tower is easily recognizable: it has a leaning tree growing out of its top.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Via Sant'Andrea 45, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 583086
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not for those afraid of heights. A LOT of stairs to the top but it is an amazing view! We bought the tower/garden/bell tower pass which was nice.

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We bought the very reasonably priced combined ticket,which included entry to the clock tower and the Botanical Gardens. The steps in the Guinigi Tower we found easy enough to climb as there were many level areas on the way to grab a breather. Also,some very...More

Thank Mary O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first part is a stone stair and an easy climb. The second half is up a metal stair fastened to the inside wall of the tower, and may cause anyone with vertigo second thoughts. The final section is also narrow. HOLD ON TO YOUR...More

Thank 889George_
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tower is one of the main attractions in the city and can be crowded. Late June was a nice time to go there. No crowds, just the odd couple. There are concrete steps in the first part of the tower and it gets smaller...More

Thank martinspurs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the walk for the 360 degree view of Lubca and the surrounding mountains. Easy and not too glamorous.

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views from the top and well worth the climb. On top of the tower there is a small tree garden and it is windy, a nice change from the hot city.

Thank ChristineBindert
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Made the trek up the stairs to the top of Guinigi Tower. It is a bit of a climb, but the views at the top are well worth the effort!!!

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How many towers are know to have oak trees growing on their very top? This was my first ever oak tree tower and with the magnificent view over Lucca it is definetely worth the climb but remember to buy a combined, discounted ticket als giving...More

1  Thank Coldings
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just for an overview of the old city, there is no better place. Reasonably priced at 4 euros, it is a quite unique experience. The "new" architectural fad of rooftop trees predated by centuries. Not a difficult climb for most people and not overcrowded (at...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Guinigi Tower is in the heart of Lucca and a good way of enjoying panoramic views of the beautiful quaint city of Lucca. The tower is tall (perhaps 7-8 stories high) and there are no elevators, so be prepared to climb several flights of stairs....More

Thank Anil K
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