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Lucca

Lucca, the walled city

This ancient Tuscan city is situated near the Tyrrhenian Sea on the River Serchio. Founded by the Etruscans, it was claimed by the Romans in 180BC, and the city still has an ancient Roman street plan. It also has intact city walls dating from the Renaissance era, which now function as pedestrian walkways and cycle paths that circle the city.

A city best seen by foot!

Lucca is an ideal destination for those who love a good walk. The walkways along the city walls offer wonderful views of Lucca's historic centre, and visitors can climb several towers to get an even better view. The ancient heart of the city has been well protected by these sturdy walls, and the narrow streets are full of churches to explore and local treats to sample. Lucca is a city that encourages cycling and walking, and traffic is minimised by the layout of the solid Roman ramparts.

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Livorno Shore Excursion: Private Day Trip to Siena and San Gimignano

When your cruise ship docks in Livorno and you have only a single day to visit the surrounding Italian towns of Siena and San Gimignano, you’ll need a privately guided shore excursion to see the best of these picturesque cities. On this nine-hour day tour, immerse yourself in Italian life, explore the beautiful city of Siena and walk the medieval streets of San Gimignano before returning to your cruise ship in Livorno.

Your private driver will pick you up at your ship at Livorno port and take you on a scenic two-hour drive through the Tuscan countryside. You’ll reach Siena, where the beauty and character of this sleepy city will stun you and make you feel like you have stepped back in time.

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