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food AND wine

We offer a number of exclusive food and wine experiences in and around Lucca in addition to those activities offered here

FOOD AND WINE

We offer a number of exclusive food and wine experiences in and around Lucca in addition to those activities offered here

Winetasting in Lucca

Enjoy a memorable wine tasting with an expert sommelier in an ancient enoteca, voted one of the three best enotecas in Italy for many years. Explore the fascinating cellar from 200 AD and taste 3 different Italian wines from diverse regions with a selection of local cheeses.

  3 – 3,5 hours

  min. 2

Winetasting in Lucca

Enjoy a memorable wine tasting with an expert sommelier in an ancient enoteca, voted one of the three best enotecas in Italy for many years. Explore the fascinating cellar from 200 AD and taste 3 different Italian wines from diverse regions with a selection of local cheeses.

1,5 – 2 timer     min. 2

Vineyard, gourmet lunch and Vinci

Start this exciting day trip with wine-tasting at a charming vineyard half an hour from Lucca. This will be followed by a delicious 5 course lunch at a hidden treasure of a restaurant, and the day will be rounded off with a stop at Vinci where you can explore the Leonardo Da Vinci museum.

10:30 – 19:00

min. 6

Vineyard, gourmet lunch and Vinci

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10:30 – 19:00   min. 6

Winetasting in Chianti

Lucca is the perfect starting point for a day in Chianti. Delight in the typical Tuscan landsacape as you visit a family run vineyard for wine tasting and lunch. The afternoon will be spent in the quaint town of Greve where there will be an enoteca wine tasting with an extensive variety of wines from Chianti and Tuscany.

09:00 – 18:00

min. 6

Winetasting in Chianti

Lucca is the perfect starting point for a day in Chianti. Delight in the typical Tuscan landsacape as you visit a family run vineyard for wine tasting and lunch. The afternoon will be spent in the quaint town of Greve where there will be an enoteca wine tasting with an extensive variety of wines from Chianti and Tuscany.

09:00 – 18:00    min. 6

CYCLING

In addition to the trips listed here we offer cycling in our 3-4 day trips in Lucca, Alba, Franciacorta and Verona.

CYCLING

In addition to the trips listed here we offer cycling in our 3-4 day trips in Lucca, Alba, Franciacorta and Verona.

Cycling and vineyard

Take a pleasant 3-hour bike ride amongst vineyards and olive groves to a charming family run vineyard. Your guide will suit the tour to your cycling experience and fitness. After a lovely wine tasting with local delicacies you will be driven back to Lucca.

10:00 – 16:00

min. 4

Cycling and vineyard

Take a pleasant 3-hour bike ride amongst vineyards and olive groves to a charming family run vineyard. Your guide will suit the tour to your cycling experience and fitness. After a lovely wine tasting with local delicacies you will be driven back to Lucca.

10:00 – 16:00    min. 4

Full day cycle trip

This is the perfect trip for keen amateur cyclists who are fit and enjoy a bit of a challenge. Join our professional cycle guide, Lise, for a whole day of cycling in the lovely hills around Lucca. There will, of course, be stops for coffee and lunch.

09:00 – 17:00

min. 6

Full day cycle trip

This is the perfect trip for keen amateur cyclists who are fit and enjoy a bit of a challenge. Join our professional cycle guide, Lise, for a whole day of cycling in the lovely hills around Lucca. There will, of course, be stops for coffee and lunch.

09:00 – 17:00     min. 6

HIKING

In addition to the trips listed here we offer hiking in our 3-4 day trips in Lucca, Alba, Franciacorta and Verona.

These hikes are intended to be with a marked route on a map, without a guide. However, we are happy to supply a guide should you wish.

HIKING

In addition to the trips listed here we offer hiking in our 3-4 day trips in Lucca, Alba, Franciacorta and Verona.

These hikes are intended to be with a marked route on a map, without a guide. However, we are happy to supply a guide should you wish.

Hiking Lucca aqueduct

This pleasant walk starts in Lucca and follows the fascinating aqueduct, designed by Nottolini to bring fresh water from the mountains to Lucca’s inhabitants. After three hours of undemanding rambling there is a climb at the end of the hike on the path leading to a great local restaurant where you will enjoy a four course lunch before being driven back to Lucca.

10:00 – 15:30

min. 1

Hiking Lucca aqueduct

This pleasant walk starts in Lucca and follows the fascinating aqueduct, designed by Nottolini to bring fresh water from the mountains to Lucca’s inhabitants. After three hours of undemanding rambling there is a climb at the end of the hike on the path leading to a great local restaurant where you will enjoy a four course lunch before being driven back to Lucca.

10:00 – 15:30    min. 1

Hiking vineyard

After a short drive from Lucca, the walk starts on gentle paths and roads past Lucca’s grandest villas leading to a family run vineyard where, after wine tasting, you will be served a typical local lunch.

10:00 – 15:00

min. 6

Hiking vineyard

After a short drive from Lucca, the walk starts on gentle paths and roads past Lucca’s grandest villas leading to a family run vineyard where, after wine tasting, you will be served a typical local lunch.

10:00 – 15:00    min. 6

Hiking Francigena

The famous pilgrim route, Via Francigena, from Canterbury to Rome passed through Lucca, and can still be walked today. For a fantastic full day’s walk we will arrange a transfer to Pietrasanta so you can walk the 30km Francigena route back to Lucca. There will, of course, be a lovely local lunch along the way.

  08:00 – 17:00

min. 4

Hiking Francigena

The famous pilgrim route, Via Francigena, from Canterbury to Rome passed through Lucca, and can still be walked today. For a fantastic full day’s walk we will arrange a transfer to Pietrasanta so you can walk the 30km Francigena route back to Lucca. There will, of course, be a lovely local lunch along the way.

08:00 – 17:00    min. 4

CULTURAL TOURS

CULTURAL TOURS

City tour of Lucca

Learn more about the fascinating history of this picturesque medieval city. Our qualified local guide will show you the treasures, churches and Roman ruins, as well as the famous city wall, whilst bringing everything alive with interesting facts and entertaining anecdotes.

3 hours

  min. 6

City tour of Lucca

Learn more about the fascinating history of this picturesque medieval city. Our qualified local guide will show you the treasures, churches and Roman ruins, as well as the famous city wall, whilst bringing everything alive with interesting facts and entertaining anecdotes.

3 hours    min. 6

A day in Florence

This impressive renaissance city should be on everyone’s must do list. We offer a full day starting with a three hour tour with a local guide, followed by lunch on a roof terrace with a wonderful city view. (transport to and fro???) The afternoon is left open as there are so many sights and shops to explore, and before returning to Lucca there is an aperitivo ‘Room with a View’ style.

09:00 – 20:00

min. 4

A day in Florence

This impressive renaissance city should be on everyone’s must do list. We offer a full day starting with a three hour tour with a local guide, followed by lunch on a roof terrace with a wonderful city view. (transport to and fro???) The afternoon is left open as there are so many sights and shops to explore, and before returning to Lucca there is an aperitivo ‘Room with a View’ style.

09:00 – 20:00    min. 4

Cinque Terre

After being driven from Lucca to Portovenere early in the morning you board the 10 am boat to Monterosso. From this fifth of the five towns you can choose to do the 1.5 -2 hour hike to Vernazza where the steep path offers amazing views, or you can take the next boat there. A lovely seafood lunch overlooking the bay will take up most of the afternoon, after maybe having a quick dip. You’ll be driven back to Lucca from Portovenere in the early evening.

07:30 – 19:00

min. 4

Cinque Terre

After being driven from Lucca to Portovenere early in the morning you board the 10 am boat to Monterosso. From this fifth of the five towns you can choose to do the 1.5 -2 hour hike to Vernazza where the steep path offers amazing views, or you can take the next boat there. A lovely seafood lunch overlooking the bay will take up most of the afternoon, after maybe having a quick dip. You’ll be driven back to Lucca from Portovenere in the early evening.

07:30 – 19:00    min. 4

The Leaning Tower and Pisa

For those who haven’t seen the leaning tower, this is a must. Our half day trip includes the leaning tower and a city tour with a local guide. You will be taken of the usual tourist track to discover what this huge university town really has to offer. Should you wish to spend a couple of hours perusing the shops in Pisa’s pedestrian street the trip back to Lucca can be delayed.

09:00 –

  min. 4

The Leaning Tower and Pisa

For those who haven’t seen the leaning tower, this is a must. Our half day trip includes the leaning tower and a city tour with a local guide. You will be taken of the usual tourist track to discover what this huge university town really has to offer. Should you wish to spend a couple of hours perusing the shops in Pisa’s pedestrian street the trip back to Lucca can be delayed.

09:00 –    min. 4

SAILING

SAILING

Sailing trip along the Cinque Terre

The famous five towns are best seen from the sea, and on a warm summer’s day we can offer you an idyllic day on a beautiful yacht. You will be taken to Portovenere where your skipper will be waiting for you and you can set sail along this fascinating coastline. You will be served a delicious lunch on board and on your return to Portovenere a car will be waiting to take you back to Lucca.

08:00 – 21:00

6 – 10

Sailing trip along the Cinque Terre

The famous five towns are best seen from the sea, and on a warm summer’s day we can offer you an idyllic day on a beautiful yacht. You will be taken to Portovenere where your skipper will be waiting for you and you can set sail along this fascinating coastline. You will be served a delicious lunch on board and on your return to Portovenere a car will be waiting to take you back to Lucca.

08:00 – 21:00    6 – 10

LANGUAGE SCHOOL

LANGUAGE SCHOOL

Learn Italian in Lucca

We work with a recognised language school in Lucca and can arrange a few private lessons or courses over a number of weeks for all levels. These courses are combined with stimulating activities where you have the chance to put your Italian into practice. The winter months are the perfect time to sign up for a course and learn to speak Italian like a native.

whole day

min. 6

Learn Italian in Lucca

We work with a recognised language school in Lucca and can arrange a few private lessons or courses over a number of weeks for all levels. These courses are combined with stimulating activities where you have the chance to put your Italian into practice. The winter months are the perfect time to sign up for a course and learn to speak Italian like a native.

  whole day

min. 6

Learn Italian city tour of Lucca

This is the perfect Italian lesson for those who are not quite ready to go back to school, but would like to learn some simple vocabulary and phrases whilst having fun. Our guide will visit a cafe, a baker and a delicatessen explaining how to order everything in Italian and holding a simple conversation. The most important phrases will be repeated in role play in the group

  3 hours

min. 6

Learn Italian city tour of Lucca

This is the perfect Italian lesson for those who are not quite ready to go back to school, but would like to learn some simple vocabulary and phrases whilst having fun. Our guide will visit a cafe, a baker and a delicatessen explaining how to order everything in Italian and holding a simple conversation. The most important phrases will be repeated in role play in the group

3 hours    min. 6

Music

Music

Puccini concert

Every day throughout the summer, and every other weekend in the winter, enjoy the familiar arias of Puccini and other composers in one of Lucca’s atmospheric churches. The concert lasts approximately one hour and is perfect as an aperitivo before dinner.

 19:00 – 20.15

min. 1

Puccini concert

Every day throughout the summer, and every other weekend in the winter, enjoy the familiar arias of Puccini and other composers in one of Lucca’s atmospheric churches. The concert lasts approximately one hour and is perfect as an aperitivo before dinner.

  19:00 – 20:15    min. 1

Vineyard jazz evening

Sitting under the stars at a charming vineyard, sipping wine and eating pasta and cheeses listening to mellow jazz doesn’t have to be a dream! We can arrange this for groups of 12 or more, or look out for concert dates on our website during the summer.

 19:00 – 24:00

min. 12

Vineyard jazz evening

Sitting under the stars at a charming vineyard, sipping wine and eating pasta and cheeses listening to mellow jazz doesn’t have to be a dream! We can arrange this for groups of 12 or more, or look out for concert dates on our website during the summer.

 19:00 – 24.00    min. 12

Andrea Bocelli

We arrange various tours to Andrea Bocelli concerts in Italy with accommodation, transfers and dining. The programmes on offer can be found under Events.

 17:00 –

min. 1

Andrea Bocelli

We arrange various tours to Andrea Bocelli concerts in Italy with accommodation, transfers and dining. The programmes on offer can be found under Events.

  17:00 –    min. 1

wellbeing

wellbeing

Massage therapy

For those who would like to wind down and relax whilst in Lucca we would recommend our great massage therapist, Charlotte. She is English and will bring her massage table to you making everything as comfortable and convenient for you as possible. In addition to normal massages she is a talented reflexology therapist.

 1 hour

min. 1

Massage therapy

For those who would like to wind down and relax whilst in Lucca we would recommend our great massage therapist, Charlotte. She is English and will bring her massage table to you making everything as comfortable and convenient for you as possible. In addition to normal massages she is a talented reflexology therapist.

  1 time –    min. 1
Kristin Walton og Kåre Myhre
Vittorio Emanuele II, 23. 55100 Lucca, Italia
info@2italia.com
Kristin Walton og Kåre Myhre
Vittorio Emanuele II, 23. 55100 Lucca, Italia
info@2italia.com