44 days in Province of Lucca Itinerary

44 days in Province of Lucca Itinerary

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Stazzema
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Altopascio
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San Pellegrino In Alpe
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Stazzema

— 13 nights
Stazzema is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Lucca in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 80km northwest of Florence and about 25km northwest of Lucca.HistoryDuring World War II, the village of Sant'Anna di Stazzema was the site of a massacre of civil population by German SS soldiers (12 August 1944). Get a sense of the local culture at Sant'Anna di Stazzema and Fortezza di Montecarlo. Step off the beaten path and head to Santuario dei Santi Pellegrino e Bianco and Fattoria Il Poggio. Change things up with these side-trips from Stazzema: Museo Villa Puccini (in Torre del Lago Puccini), Barga (Duomo di San Cristoforo & La Cantina del Vino) and Museo della Figurina di Gesso e dell'Emigrazione (in Coreglia Antelminelli). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museo Etnografico Don Luigi Pellegrini, explore the activities along Oasi Naturale Lamastrone, Head underground at Grotta Turistica Antro del Corchia, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo di San Viviano.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Stazzema trip planner.

Genoa to Stazzema is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In December, daily temperatures in Stazzema can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Altopascio.

Things to do in Stazzema

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Altopascio

— 14 nights
Altopascio is a comune in the Province of Lucca in the Tuscany region of Italy with a population of 15,481.HistoryAlready inhabited in Roman times, Altopascio gained in importance due to its Spedale for the pilgrims who travelled on the Via Francigena, leading from France to Rome. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Podere La Chiesa and Pieve di San Leolino. Discover out-of-the-way places like SATOR Winery and Fattoria Montagliari. Venture out of the city with trips to Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida), Museo Mario Romoli (in Rufina) and Castello di Nipozzano (in Pelago). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Certosa di Firenze, learn about winemaking at Castello della Paneretta, step into the grandiose world of Fortezza di Montecarlo, and admire the landmark architecture of Castello dei Vicari.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Altopascio vacation planning website.

Getting from Stazzema to Altopascio by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Stazzema in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 3°C in Altopascio. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Pellegrino In Alpe.

Things to do in Altopascio

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 15:

San Pellegrino In Alpe

— 16 nights
Get a sense of the local culture at Santuario dei Santi Pellegrino e Bianco and Pieve di San Giorgio. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Salse di Nirano and Museo Etnografico Don Luigi Pellegrini. Change things up with these side-trips from San Pellegrino In Alpe: Maranello (Museo Ferrari & Adrenaline & Extreme Tours), Castello di Vigoleno (in Vigoleno) and Fontanellato (Sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin of the Rosary & Rocca Sanvitale di Fontanellato).

Start your trip to San Pellegrino In Alpe by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Altopascio to San Pellegrino In Alpe in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in January, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Pellegrino In Alpe

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 15 — 31:

Province of Lucca travel guide

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Landmarks · Historic Sites · Observation Decks
Lucca is a city and comune in Tuscany, Central Italy, on the Serchio, in a fertile plain near the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is the capital of the Province of Lucca. It is famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls.

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