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...
Chiesa di San Michele in Foro
One of Lucca's many architecturally significant churches, this lovely Romanesque edifice marks the spot where the city's Roman forum...
Casa di Puccini
Just north of the Piazza Cittadella is Casa di Puccini, the modest house where one of the 20th century's greatest composers was born in...
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...
Forno Amedeo Giusti
Join the crowd queuing in front of this excellent bakery to purchase fresh-from-the-oven pizza and focaccia with a variety of fillings...
Via Buia 12 · interesting places nearby
Da Felice information
This buzzing local behind Piazza San Michele since 1960 is easy to spot – come noon look for the crowd packed around two tiny tables inside, spilling out the door or squatting on one of two streetside benches. Cecina, a salted chickpea pizza served piping-hot from the oven and castagnacci (chestnut cakes) are Felice's raison d'être.
Eat in or take away, it comes wrapped in crisp white paper and my is it good married with a chilled bottle of Maretti beer. To savour the full flavour of this tiny pizzeria, don't miss the snaps of owners Marino Grazzini (aka 'Felice') and wife Pasquina – in 1960 and today – pegged on string and strung in the window..