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History of LuccaHistory of Lucca
Lucca was founded by the Etruscans and became a Roman colony in 180 BC. The rectangular grid of its historical center...[read more]

Lucca Main SightsLucca Main Sights
The walls around the old town remained intact as the city expanded and modernized, unusual for cities in the region...[read more]

Lucca EventsLucca Events
Settembre lucchese, Lucca Comics & Games, Lucca Summer Festival, Puccini Evenings and much more...[read more]

Events in LuccaEvents in & around Lucca
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Attractions in Lucca surroundingsAttractions in Lucca surroundings
The Carnival Citadel in Viareggio, Puccini Villa and Museum, the Pinocchio Park are waiting for you in the surroundings...[read more]

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Events
MIAC Fair - Paper Industry Exhibition
MIAC FairMIAC - International Exhibition of Paper Industry is the Italian Exhibition that takes place in Italy every year. It has received a great deal of attention since its first edition (1994) and has now reached its fourteenth edition. The exhibition has developed through time thanks to its excellent location and constant participation of the leading companies in the sector of the paper industry.
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Old Cammelias Exhibition
Old cammeliasPeople who are passionate about flowers enjoy attending this famous fair.
It usually takes place during the last weekend of March and the first weekend of April.

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Lucca Digital Photo Festival
Lucca Digital Photo FestivalThis festival has been held every year since the first edition in 2005, between the end of November and the beginning of December (next event: 24 Nov–16 Dec). It is a big photographic exhibition with important international photographers, photojournalists, photocafè, workshops and portfolio readings.
 
Puccini Evenings
Puccini EveningsThroughoutl the year, in the San Giovanni Basilica, many concerts are organized. Different artists and programs give the public the widest representation of Giacomo Puccini: Puccini and its Lucca.
 
Murabilia Flower's show on the Walls
MurabiliaIt is a nice Flowers and Plants exhibition that is held on the top of the walls around the centre. It is held around the first weekend in September (www.murabilia.com).
 
Saint Paulinus Patron, 12th July
Lucca DuomoEvery year, on the evening of 12 July, during the Feast of St. Paulinus, patron of Lucca, we dispute the traditional Palio della Balestra, between the shooters belonging to the local Terzieri. The race takes place under the regulation in 1443, which appears to be the oldest regulation of shooting  in Europe.
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Saint Zita Virgin, 27th April

Santa ZitaThe devotion for Zita, in "odor of sanctity," grew significantly throughout its life so that at his death, the faithfuls of Lucca wanted her body to be buried in the Basilica of San Frediano. The tradition relates that the body remained uncorrupted at least until the last survey, which took place in 1652.

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Settembre Lucchese
Settembre LuccheseSettembre Lucchese is a very ancient celebration for the Saint Patron, the Volto Santo, but it is also a popular feast that brings along pagan traditions associated with propitious rites of the countryside.
The feast of Santa Croce is the traditional event par excellence in Lucca.
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Lucca Comics & Games
Lucca ComicsLucca Comics & Games is the most important Italian exhibition dedicated to comics, animation, games (RPG, board games, card), imaginary fantasy and science fiction.
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Lucca Summer Festival
Lucca Summer FestivalThe town of Lucca welcomes an incredible line-up of international stars for its annual summer festival. The festival has had enormous success since its first edition in 1998. An idyllic setting inside a ring of Renaissance walls fronted by gardens and huge bastions has attracted guests such as Joe Cocker, Ray Charles, Joan Baez, Lionel Richie, Bob Dylan and Goerge Benson over the years.
The Program and the Artists...

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