Torre Civica delle Ore
Break from the boutiques of Via Fillungo with a hike up the 207 wooden steps of Lucca's 13th-century clock tower – at 50m tall, the...
The bird's-eye view from the top of this medieval, 45m-tall red-brick tower adjoining 14th-century Palazzo Guinigi is predictably...
Chiesa di San Michele in Foro
One of Lucca's many architecturally significant churches, this glittering Romanesque edifice marks the spot where the city's Roman forum...
Caffè di Simo
For a respite from the sun's glare, immerse yourself in the chic Liberty (art nouveau) interior of Lucca's famous coffee shop. Its cakes...
Cantine Bernardini 1586
This hybrid osteria-enoteca in the red-brick vaulted cellars of 16th-century Palazzo Bernardini has the balance just right. Seasonal...
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Ristorante Olivo information
Known for its fresh fish, which is brought in every day from Viareggio, the Olivo epitomises old-fashioned Lucchesi dining. The wine list is excellent (with Tuscan drops dominating) and the menu balances classic Tuscan choices with seafood specialities.