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    • Tennis at Lucca

      by HDMG Online Now Apr 20, 2014 at 4:47 AM

      How do I find some tennis games around Lucca? I am directed to a tennis club il Poggio in S. Anna, 1 km from Lucca. Who knows how I can find people looking for a game, and whether and how court rental can be arranged? (I shall be in Lucca for the last week of April.)

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      Snack chip

      by thebunster Online Now Mar 31, 2014 at 11:16 AM

      The last time I was in Lucca a bought a package of triangular shaped chips that tasted like licorice. They were delicious and I ate them all thru Italy. Does anyone know what they are called.

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    • Tennis at Lucca

      by HDMG Online Now Apr 20, 2014 at 4:47 AM

      How do I find some tennis games around Lucca? I am directed to a tennis club il Poggio in S. Anna, 1 km from Lucca. Who knows how I can find people looking for a game, and whether and how court rental can be arranged? (I shall be in Lucca for the last week of April.)

      1 Answer Apr 20, 2014 at 5:56 AM
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      Snack chip

      by thebunster Online Now Mar 31, 2014 at 11:16 AM

      The last time I was in Lucca a bought a package of triangular shaped chips that tasted like licorice. They were delicious and I ate them all thru Italy. Does anyone know what they are called.

      3 Answers Apr 21, 2014 at 4:23 AM
    • Travel from Lucca to Florence by Bus

      by vbell Online Now Mar 3, 2014 at 10:33 AM

      Hello,

      I am trying to find out if there is a direct bus from Lucca to Florence? If so, how much and what are the times?

      The website www.vaibus.it is only available in Italian.

      Many thanks for any help you can provide.

      All the best
      Victoria

      4 Answers Mar 3, 2014 at 11:39 AM
    • Car rental

      by melindakopec Online Now Jan 31, 2014 at 12:33 PM

      Is there a car rental facility in Lucca?

      3 Answers Feb 1, 2014 at 7:52 AM
    • Ancient structure within the wall

      by PrairiePat17 Online Now Jan 18, 2014 at 4:00 PM

      Carlos, a gentleman with a horse and carriage, took us for a ride throughout Lucca. He brought us to an area -- it seemed to be within the wall itself, with huge rooms through which we rode with the horse and carriage. Does anyone know the story about or the history of this area?

      1 Answer Jan 19, 2014 at 1:39 AM
    • Roman influence in Lucca

      by PrairiePat17 Online Now Jan 16, 2014 at 6:25 PM

      There are pillars in the basement of a building in Lucca with pillars with paintings that go back to the Roman rule. Where are those pillars and what do they represent.

      2 Answers Jan 17, 2014 at 12:04 PM
    • Pisa to Lucca

      by Susieact Online Now Jan 8, 2014 at 3:50 PM

      We will be travelling from Rome to Pisa by train and then onto Lucca. Would you advise whether bus or train from Pisa is more convenient. Also where do the buses to Lucca leave from in Pisa as we had hoped to leave bags at station and sightsee a little in Pisa before travelling on to Lucca.

      Any advice will be gratefully received. Thanks
      Sue

      9 Answers Jan 11, 2014 at 8:10 AM
    • ladies leather jacket

      by mailroom Online Now Nov 27, 2013 at 3:11 PM

      where in lucca could I find a ladies leather jacket?

      4 Answers Mar 14, 2014 at 3:20 AM
    • Where is the bus stop at the Florence Airport to go to Lucca?

      by gabbicha Online Now Oct 7, 2013 at 7:01 PM

      We are flying to Florence next April and then we have to go to Lucca historic center where we will stay for two months. I read that there is a bus that stops at Florence airport and goes to Lucca (I'd rather take a direct bus than the train). I enter a site with the time schedule but it is in italian and I do not understand it. Anybody could tell me where to take this bus and the time schedule? We are arriving at noon on April st.

      4 Answers Oct 8, 2013 at 8:38 AM
    • tsc jEWELS

      by gltman Online Now Oct 3, 2013 at 2:05 PM

      My son bought me some jewelry while in Lucca. Is there a jewelry shop that carries tsc jewels?

      1 Answer Oct 5, 2013 at 2:14 AM
    • Lucca To Torre del Largo by bus ?

      by Ravensworth Online Now Sep 6, 2013 at 4:26 AM

      Is it possible to get to Torre del Largo by bus from Lucca ?

      2 Answers Sep 6, 2013 at 11:01 AM
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      Looking for quiet hotel

      by Niagaragirl Online Now Aug 12, 2013 at 1:39 PM

      My husband and I are planning to spend a couple of days in Lucca, Italy the last week of October, 2013. Does anyone have a suggestion for a nice quiet hotel not too far from the train station (we'll arrive from Florence by train).

      I've read some reviews of nicer hotels, but many say that because they are inside the city, there are noise disturbances. I appreciate your feedback.

      8 Answers Aug 27, 2013 at 7:07 AM
    • TRANSPORT

      by thegang Online Now Apr 6, 2013 at 2:55 AM

      We are staying in a villa in Gragnano and planning to take the train to Lucca or Pescia and then the bus. Can anyone give me info about the bus route between Lucca and Pescia and roughly how much a taxi would be from Lucca and Pescia to Hotel Country Club in Gragnano (nearest bus stop I can find to the villa).

      2 Answers Aug 6, 2013 at 12:19 PM
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      apartment within the walls

      by M19 Online Now Mar 26, 2013 at 6:20 PM

      We are trying to decide between ANFITEATRO - ELENA from Lucca Holiday Homes and Palazzo Froussard (property #994879) of HomeAway. . . Has anyone stayed at either? Thanks so much!

      3 Answers Apr 4, 2013 at 12:11 PM
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      Taxi and/or car & driver for Lucca area

      by Sunshine64 Online Now Aug 28, 2012 at 12:45 PM

      A group of friends will be staying in a villa ~10km from Lucca in a few weeks. It has been suggested that we must have a car, but some of us are not interested in driving on our holiday. We might like to have more wine than we should :)

      I found the prices for Radio Taxi Lucca, and they don't seem that unreasonable, especially in going from Lucca TO the Villa. But the other direction has me more concerned.

      Does anyone have experience getting to and from Lucca this way? Or with using a car service such as Tau Touring? Is the taxi reliable/prompt when you call them from 10km out and ask for a pick up? Can you schedule in advance?

      All help greatly appreciated!

      2 Answers Aug 29, 2012 at 1:25 PM
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      Italy

      by Ernie44 Online Now Mar 25, 2012 at 5:58 AM

      We will be in Italy in June of this year and will be traveling from Venice to Pisa by rail on a Saturday, we will continue on to Lucca where we will spend the night. I wanted to know if there will be any shops, or thing open on Sunday?

      Ernie

      3 Answers Mar 25, 2012 at 8:30 AM
    • Travel to Lucca

      by IslandJohn Online Now Dec 22, 2011 at 3:35 PM

      We will be flying into Milan and need to take the train to Lucca. Any suggestions on booking a train. Should we try to do this on-line before leaving?

      6 Answers Dec 23, 2011 at 12:07 PM
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      Daytrips from Lucca. Siena and Montecatini.

      by Maurizioago Online Now Sep 1, 2011 at 12:34 PM

      Is it easy to go from Lucca to Siena and Montecatini by bus as daytrips? How long would the journey be?

      4 Answers Sep 1, 2011 at 3:46 PM
    • Sardena to Lucca or Sicily to Lucca - Ferries?

      by mVigilante Online Now Aug 30, 2011 at 8:23 PM

      I am thinking of going to either Sardena or Sicily before staying for 12 days in Lucca. Any suggestions on which airport it would be better to fly into (Rome, Milan, or Pisa are my choices)? Then ferry to Sardena or Sicily? How are the ferries (no car) - would a stateroom be needed? do they sail in November (as the web only lists through October)?

      1 Answer Aug 30, 2011 at 11:35 PM
    • Venice to Lucca

      by sandrami Online Now Aug 29, 2011 at 7:12 AM

      What is the best transportation option to get from Venice to Lucca? All trains? Trains and busses?

      2 Answers Aug 29, 2011 at 7:23 AM
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      Villas near Lucca.

      by Maurizioago Online Now Aug 23, 2011 at 11:56 AM

      I'd like to visit some villa located some km from Lucca. I mean Villa Marlia and others. Are there any buses to these?

      2 Answers May 28, 2012 at 11:37 AM
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      Beach resorts.

      by Maurizioago Online Now Aug 17, 2011 at 1:38 PM

      What are the nicest beach resorts not far from Lucca in your opinion?

      3 Answers Feb 9, 2012 at 3:06 PM
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      Transportation to Livorno.

      by Maurizioago Online Now Aug 14, 2011 at 2:51 AM

      Is it possible to travel from Lucca to Livorno by bus?

      2 Answers Aug 14, 2011 at 7:48 AM
    • Day trips from Lucca?

      by blackie50 Online Now Aug 9, 2011 at 11:18 AM

      Hi,

      Could anyone recommend day trips from Lucca - travel time (by train or bus) no more than 1 & half hours each way. Like to spend 4-5 hours in the place if possible. Don't mind if its just mooching (wandering/looking) around in museums etc or at the beach etc.

      thanks for any advice

      4 Answers May 21, 2012 at 9:05 AM
    • Where to bicycle

      by Barb1322 Online Now Aug 8, 2011 at 8:04 PM

      We will be in Lucca in September. The Not Ordinary Ways (Tuscan Bike It) bike tour to a winery and countryside farm on Thursdays looks great. Has anyone been on this tour? Is it really easy pace? It takes about 5 hours. I really do not want to miss also biking the wall. Should we skip the long countryside tour and just bike the walls and stay inside the city of Lucca? Is there enough to do in Lucca after riding the wall?

      2 Answers Aug 9, 2011 at 1:16 AM
    • November in Lucca?

      by mVigilante Online Now Aug 7, 2011 at 1:03 PM

      Am planning a trip, but debating spending 2 weeks in Lucca or 2 weeks in Orvieto. Any suggestions? I know what the weather will be like -- but will Lucca still be a thriving city in November?

      4 Answers Aug 8, 2011 at 2:18 PM
    • Bicycling trips from Lucca

      by reneparker Online Now Aug 3, 2011 at 8:33 PM

      My husband and I are planning a trip to Lucca in late September. We are planning to rent bicycles for a few days. Are there any routes outside of Lucca that are not too dangerous to ride our bikes? We were hoping to bike to Pisa, but are not sure if the roads are too busy. Are there dedicated bike paths?

      1 Answer Aug 4, 2011 at 3:08 AM
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      Lucca to Barga.

      by Maurizioago Online Now Jul 23, 2011 at 2:01 AM

      Is there a direct bus from Lucca to Barga? If so; where can I find the timetable to get to that village?

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      Seaside towns or villages near Lucca.

      by Maurizioago Online Now Jul 23, 2011 at 1:58 AM

      Could you suggest some seaside places not far from Lucca?

      Thanks!

      3 Answers Jul 23, 2011 at 6:32 AM
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      10 days in Lucca - July

      by lisselleC Online Now Jun 27, 2011 at 9:38 AM

      Hi All

      I have a few questions that I hope someone may be able to answer....

      We wil be in Lucca for 10 days in July - one day will be my birthday :-). We are trying NOT to hire a car. We have been to Lucca once before but that was just for the day. We travelled from Florence by bus.

      We are staying in an apartment and like to cook, using fresh local produce. Can anyone recommend a good market? Shop? We like good quality, preferrably organic free range....

      For my birthday (Wed) we were considering a trip to the countryside, with a visit to a vineyard for wine tasting and a relaxing lunch. Can anyone recommend a tour operator that caters for small parties? (We don't fancy spending the day being shepherded around with a large coach party). We dont want to hire a car as we would have to restrict ourselves on the wine tasting - the whole
      point of the visit! Yeh, yeh - I know you're supposed to spit it out!!

      Any alternative suggestions as to how to spend my birthday would be good too.

      We are considering having my special birthday meal on the Thursday, we
      would like to have booked for lunch at La Mora, the Michelin star restaurant outside the city walls but I fear it may have closed as the phone line and website don't work?? Anyone familiar with this restaurant? Can you recommend? I have the details as Via Ludovica, 1748, Fraz. Sesto di Moriano, Ponte a Moriano (Lucca) Phone 0039 0583 406402, Phone and Fax 0039 0583 406135.

      I am currently in the process of creating a spreadsheet of 'eateries' in Lucca and would be happy to accept any recommendations. We like to sample
      authentic local cuisine in trattorias/restaurants that are mainly frequented
      by the locals. We love fine dining but equally love home cooked traditional
      well cooked food - country style. We are happy to go 'off the beaten track'
      if necessary.

      From Friday to Monday we will have two teenagers with us (17year old girl and 19 year old boy)!! The girl is vegetarian. Whilst I don't anticipate this causing much of a problem in Italy it would be nice to take them somewhere on their last night (Mon)where they can enjoy a special meal with a lively atmosphere, I would appreciate any suggestions!

      We are planning to take the teenagers to Florence for a day trip. We
      would prefer to take them on Sunday as they will probably want to rest up
      and see Lucca on Saturday. Monday is their last day so we would prefer to
      stay local so that they can enjoy the evening for their special meal. Is
      Sunday a bad choice? Will there be an issue with opening times, transport
      etc? Also would you recommend the train or the bus? We were thinking of
      taking the train.

      Getting excited now, only one week to go!!!

      Thanks

      Lisselle

      5 Answers Aug 30, 2011 at 11:03 PM