15 days in Lucca & Cinque Terre Itinerary

15 days in Lucca & Cinque Terre Itinerary

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Lucca
— 11 nights
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Cinque Terre
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Lucca

City of a Hundred Churches

Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lucca: Monteriggioni (Walls of Monteriggioni, Castello di Monteriggioni, &more), San Gimignano (Guardastelle Vineyard, Fattoria Il Piano, &more) and Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa, Camposanto, &more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Le mura di Lucca, get to know the fascinating history of Montecatini Alto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, and take in the spiritual surroundings of San Michele in Foro.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lucca online attractions planner.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Pisa International Airport, Peretola Airport and Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Lucca

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

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Cinque Terre

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 13th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Palazzo Ducale, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Genoa, and finally make a trip to Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll around Vernazza, trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, then look for gifts at Fannys Bazar, and finally trek along Cinque Terre footpaths.

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Traveling by car from Lucca to Cinque Terre takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Cinque Terre sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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