Lucca is one of the most important Italian cities of art, famous for his intact and sixteenth-century walls long 5 kilometres around historical centre (viable only on food or by bike) proposed as heritage of humanity UNESCO.
Lucca is also called “city of 100 churches” thanks to several churches, towers (Guinigi, delle Ore.. ), bell towers, buildings (Guinigi, Pfanner..) and urban spaces as Piazza Dell’Anfiteatro built on the ruins of the Roman amphitheatre.
The medieval long street called Via Fillungo brings together the commercial establishments and the squares like Piazza San Michele with her church, San Martino where the famous Duomo stands and finally Piazza del Giglio with his theatre.
«Tu vedi lunge gli uliveti grigi che vaporano il viso ai poggi, o Serchio, e la città dall'arborato cerchio, ove dorme la donna del Guinigi [...]» (Gabriele D'Annunzio, Elettra)
Is also famous for the cultivation of cereal, vines and olives, basic ingredient of typical Tuscan food, like tordelli (pasta), buccellato (sweet bread), castagnaccio and pasimata, everything wet in a good Montecarlo Doc or other wine from Lucca’s hills.
Polo Tecnico Lucchese, which rises in the area of Oleificio Bertolli, is the seat of trade fairs (MIAC..), exhibitions (Expo feline, Collezionando..) and congress.
The most important sports facility is the Porta Elisa’s stadium that accommodate the football match of Associazione spostiva Lucchese Libertas or the Campo SCuola “Moreno Martini” where the match of basket or athletics take place.
Lucca is connected to the highway A11Firenze-Mare con two motorway exit (East and West), there is also the connection to reach Viareggio, little city on the sea. Other important way is Strada Statale 12 del Brennero that start in Pisa and finish in Austria.
Lucca train station offers a valid connection to Florence, Pisa, Viareggio and other important places, is also provided by parking fees inside and outside of the walls.
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