Tucked in between the Mediterranean Sea and Florence is the Medieval Tuscan city of Lucca. The city is one of Italy’s precious and finest treasures. It is a wealth of impressive art, amazing culture, charming history and relaxation. This makes it the ideal holiday destination all year round. The weather is pleasant throughout all four seasons, though most holiday-makers prefer visiting during the summer months. Lucca offers plenty of comfortable holiday accommodation like Lucca apartments to stay in. Lucca is one of the few cities in Italy whose medieval city walls are still intact. These walls are more than 200 years old and have proven to be a major attraction, drawing in history and archiecture fans from the world over. Enclosed within these ancient walls, Lucca may look like a small city but don't let its size fool you – within those old city boundaries are a whole host of fascinating attractions just waiting to be discovered. To make this region even more attractive, Pisa with its famous leaning tower is just 30 kilometers away.
If you manage to time your Lucca holiday home vacation just right, you may be able to catch some of the festivals and events that take place in neighbouring Versilia, such as the lively carnival street parade or the Puccini Opera Season. Don't worry if you don't manage to time it just right though – even without the colourful carnevals and soothing operatic soundtrack accompanying your holiday, you are guaranteed an enchanting stay in Lucca. Be sure to explore the countryside surrounding Lucca. The beautiful hills provide the perfect hiking experience with the many nature trails ideal for nature walks and cycling and are also home to some of Tuscany's tastiest produce. The vibrant town of Garfagnanana is a major producer of most of the crops in the Tuscan region and is home to an excellent wine industry. Visit a Luccan vintner to stock up on your wine of choice and enjoy with some of the delicious olives, also produced locally.
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You don’t have to worry about Lucca accommodation for there are plenty of Lucca apartments and Lucca villas all over the town. They are also strategically and conveniently located near most of the city-centre tourist attractions. Well equipped with all the necessary mod-cons and facilities, a stay in either a Lucca apartment or a villa Lucca is a comfortable and homely affair guaranteed to go down a treat with the whole family. A quiet and relaxing region, revellers will have to travel further afield to the local coastal resorts in order to sample the Tuscan night-life scene. More geared towards families and couples looking for a bit of peace and quiet, Lucca offers a broad range of activities to cater for any taste. Speaking of taste – be sure to sample the local cuisine. Tuscan cooking is credited for its mouthwatering dishes. Take this opportunity to try some of the dishes for yourself or even take cooking classes. Whether you wish to spend your days lounging on the beach or exploring medieval ruins, you will be spoiled for choice during your stay in a villa Lucca or one of the Lucca apartments. Don't delay and book today to enjoy the holiday of your dreams.