Lucca is one of the most important art city in Italy, well known also beyond the national boundaries especially for its intact Renaissance-era city walls. The city is also known for its piazza dell’Anfiteatro, via Fillungo, piazza San Michele and the famous St. Martin’s Cathedral. Piazza Napoleone (also called Big square), where the most famous and well-attended event called Lucca Summer Festival has taken place in the last few years.
Pisa boasts a rich artistic heritage that includes the very famous Piazza dei Miracoli, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Cathedral with its tower (the famous Leaning Tower) and the Baptistery built in the thirteenth century. Pisa is the city of the Arno banks (the so-called Lungarni) surrounded by noble renaissance buildings locked together and churches of old beauty. Pisa has the most important airport in the Tuscany region, the “Galileo Galilei” and it is the site of three of the most important Universities in Italy and in Europe, the l’University of Pisa, the Scuola Normale Superiore and the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna.
They are the most important karst area in Europe. Suitable for excursions, trekking, trips or just for a walk. These marble mountains represent a real naturalistic jewel, protected by a regional natural park, ideal destination for those loving nature.
Torre del Lago Puccini
A frazione of Viareggio, to the original name Torre del Lago the surname “Puccini” was added to honor the composer who lived here and composed many of his famous grand operas. Every year the Festival Puccini takes place and famous operas like Madama Butterfly Turandot and Tosca are performed.