Tag archive for ‘Lucca’
Bridge of Mary Magdalene near Borgo a Mozzano (Lucca), Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Viewpoint: Ponte della Maddalena

The Devil’s Bridge is one of Italy’s most beautiful, and most strange… The Ponte della Maddalena, otherwise known as the Ponte del Diavolo, straddles the Serchio river at Borgo a Mozzano, in Lucca, Tuscany. More...

Lake Massaciuccoli, Tuscany, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Tuscany travel guide for opera lovers

If you love opera, where better to hear it than in Tuscany? All summer long, you can enjoy beautiful music in lovely Tuscan locales. From great accommodation to top spots for food and drink, Adrian Mourby’s More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Lords of Lucca and Princes of Pesaro: opera and art in Le Marche and Tuscany

Two towns, two coastlines, two composers and both with rich, magnificent histories. Who are we talking about? Along the sandy beach of the Adriatic sits the town of Pesaro while near the coast of the Tyrrhenian More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

This is the smallest theatre in Italy

In the small town of Vetriano, in the province of Lucca, is this theatre, now part of the Guinness World Records. Image: L’Italo Americano This historial theatre, is now recognised as the smallest world! More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

Cattedrale di San Martino – Past Italia

A calling point for pilgrims from the north on their way to Rome, Lucca Cattedrale or Cathedral is the resting place of one of the most important holy images of the Middle Ages… Saint Martin’s Cathedral in More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Romantic Holidays

Sipping a glass of Prosecco, relaxing in a Jacuzzi on your terrace in the hills high above the Tuscan coast, the world takes on a rosy glow… Even more so if you’re with your loved one and you’re their favourite More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, March 31st, 2016

48 Hours in Lucca

Luckily, though, unlike some regional neighbours, Lucca has managed to avoid turning into an over-commercialised tourist trap. Lucca has been a thriving community since Roman times and before. It was, in fact, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, December 11th, 2015

Wildlife of Lucca

Alison Barnett, Suffolk “We fell in love with the magic of Lucca – and the wildlife. We would look out for our friend each evening on our stroll along the walls. Don’t you just admire his wonderful More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, June 13th, 2015

Wonderful Lucca

Dave Harcombe, Lancaster “Wonderful Lucca. Probably the best kept secret in Italy”  More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, May 31st, 2015

Mirror, Lucca

Trish Fuell, Fakenham, Norfolk “I attach a photo taken in Lucca on one of my many trips to Italy. There was a large mirror on the outside of this shop and I thought it made a nice framed shot of the amphitheatre More...