Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Lucca

Come and experience Lucca and its history, cathedral and monuments. This walkable city is known for its biking, cafés and opera houses. Take in top local attractions like Church of San Michele in Foro and Palazzo Pfanner. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Lucca

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Lucca a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tenuta del Buonamico (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Parco Avventura Sospeso nel Verde (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Fattoria del Teso (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Pinocchio Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Piccolo Mondo (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Parco Giochi Bim Bum Bam (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Lucca

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lucca is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lucca Botanical Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Oak Tree of Pinocchio (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Massaciuccoli Lake (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Orto Botanico di Pisa (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Giardino Scotto (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Spiaggia della Lecciona (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)

Transportation to and around Lucca

The nearest airport is in Pisa (PSA-Galileo Galilei), located 11.3 mi (18.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Florence (FLR-Peretola), which is 34.9 mi (56.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Lucca Station, Lucca San Pietro a Vico Station and Lucca Ponte a Moriano Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Lucca?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,266 holiday lettings near Lucca. From 1,209 Villas to 1,566 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lucca for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Lucca?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lucca:

  • Santa Maria del Giudice: 39 holiday homes
  • San Lorenzo a Vaccoli: 47 holiday homes
  • Pontetetto: 61 holiday homes
  • Monte San Quirico: 133 holiday homes
  • Colle di Compito: 61 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lucca?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Lucca. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lucca San Pietro a Vico Station: 6,436 holiday lettings
  • Basilica di San Frediano: 6,529 holiday lettings
  • Palace Mansi Lucca National Museum: 6,550 holiday lettings
  • Guinigi Tower: 6,534 holiday lettings
  • Teatro del Giglio: 6,550 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lucca listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Lucca?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,209 Villas in Lucca. Our other popular types of Lucca holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 1,566 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,752 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 189 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lucca?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,452 holiday homes with pool available in Lucca. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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