The Villas of Lucca

The pleasant walking tour connects the most important villas nearby Lucca, an artistic and cultural heritage formed by palatial villas and gardens.

The visit of the unique park of the Villa Reale with its amazing Green Theatre and Lemon Garden or the park of Villa Torrigiani ar unforgettable impressions. Lucca had been the second largest Italian city state (after Venice) with a republican constitution ("comune") to remain independent over the centuries. In 1805, Lucca was conquered by Napoleon, who installed his sister Elisa Bonaparte Baciocchi as "Queen of Etruria"