This shared walking tour will take you to the most beautiful piazzas in the historic center of Lucca and introduce you to some of the beverages the locals like to drink at aperitif time.
Explore the history and flavors of Lucca with a walking tour of the city with an English-speaking guide. This 2.5-hour tour departs from the train station. You will venture along the fortress-like city walls on the way to the city center. Here you will admire, from the outside, the grand cathedral of San Martino which houses the renowned relic referred to as the Holy Face of Lucca. Next stop is Piazza San Michele in Foro to see where the locals like to socialize.
After appreciating Lucca's historical background, your participation in the sacred aperitivo ritual begins. First stop is an old vineria, a small wine bar for a glass and a snack. The fun continues by heading over to the oval Piazza dell'Anfiteatro, as the name suggests, a former amphitheater built by the ancient Romans in the second century.Enjoy a glass of wine or beer and a selection of cured meats, cheese, and crostini.
The tour includes: an English-speaking guide; a glass of wine with a snack; a glass of artisan beer accompanied by a selection of the best cured meats and cheeses; a slice of fettunta; another glass of wine and a digestive liqueur.
Participants of this tour are both Select Italy and non-Select Italy clients. Maximum number no. of participants is 12. Children under 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge, but please let us know about it.
Please wear casual dress and comfortable shoes for walking.
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