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Lucca is best described as a well-preserved Etruscan city of the Renaissance Era. As you walk through the center of town, you will see those walls standing tall and proud. Kingdoms are still standing here and it’s a beautiful sight to behold. Perhaps Lucca is most known for it’s the amazing history its architecture tells. A city of the Middle Ages transformed into a modern Tuscan town in the 21st Century.
Quick Facts about Assisi:
- Region: Tuscany
- Province: Lucca
- Country: Italy
- Population: 87,000+
- Language: Italian
- Demonym: Lucchesi
- Best Known For: Vineyards, Pucchini, and intact Renaissance city walls
- All in a name: Lucca is known in the central region as the city of 100 churches.
- Home of Puccini: The Casa di Puccini is the 15th century house where the composer was born. Today there is a museum celebrating Puccini’s life that is open to the public (closed on Monday)