When in Tuscany, don't miss the chance to admire the historical sights of Lucca, of which San Michele in Foro is a major highlight. A church has stood on the ancient Roman forum in Lucca since at least the 8th century, but the building of the current structure started about 200 years later and lasted for several centuries. The result is an intriguing combination of Gothic and Romanesque styles, especially visible on the facade adorned with numerous arcades and sculptures. The interior of the basilica is more subtle and offers a perfect setting for enjoying ecclesiastic art. Bear in mind that the basilica is still active, so be respectful of worshippers. Plan to visit San Michele in Foro and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Lucca attractions using our Lucca trip itinerary planning site.
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Tours to San Michele in Foro
$11 BOOK WITH VIATOR Walking Tour and Exploration of Lucca Walking Tour and Exploration of Lucca
Duration: 2 hours
$68 BOOK WITH VIATOR Carriage tour in the historic center of Lucca Carriage tour in the historic center of Lucca
Duration: 30 to 35 minutes
$107 BOOK WITH VIATOR One-hour tour through the historic center and half Renaissance walls One-hour tour through the historic center and half Renaissance walls
Duration: 1 hour
$108 BOOK WITH VIATOR Lucca Highlights Private Walking Tour Lucca Highlights Private Walking Tour
Duration: 3 hours
$165 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private tour: Kids in Lucca - Stepping Back in Time to the Middle Ages. Private tour: Kids in Lucca - Stepping Back in Time to the Middle Ages.
Duration: 2 hours
$312 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Photo Shoot in Lucca Private Photo Shoot in Lucca
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
$55 BOOK WITH VIATOR Tour of Lucca with friendly Guide Tour of Lucca with friendly Guide
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
$71 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Tour: Historic Lucca by bike Private Tour: Historic Lucca by bike
Duration: 2 hours
$21 BOOK WITH VIATOR Lucca for children and families independently Lucca for children and families independently
Duration: 1 to 2 hours
San Michele in Foro reviews
Stopped for a quick drink in this central piazza. Lovely staff, quick drinks, and a great spot to break up exploring the city.
Stopped for a quick drink in this central piazza. Lovely staff, quick drinks, and a great spot to break up exploring the city. more »
Buy the combo pass so you Can see the museum and bell tower and the other two sites. The bell tower is a hike, not for the faint of heart
Buy the combo pass so you Can see the museum and bell tower and the other two sites. The bell tower is a hike, not for the faint of heart more »
Beautiful church in Lucca
a must stop in Lucca, this Roman Catholic basilica church has been built over the ancient Roman forum. Until 1370 it was the seat of the Consiglio Maggiore (Major Council), the commune's most important assembly. Prepare your camera
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