Can recommend day trips from Lucca, can give car directions from most places in Italy, and can help you plan an itinerary. But cannot recommend hotels and restaurants! For general information, hotels and restaurants, visit frommers.com and tripadvisor.com
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When visiting the Garfagnana or the mountains north of Lucca, there is a wonderful B&B on the road to Abetone called: Scacco Matto. Please visit their website at http://www.scaccomatto-bandb.com/EngHome.htm for more information.
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Hi Ann. Two weeks is a nice amount of time, but not enough time to see the entire country. You need to prioritize. Read about places on frommers.com. Or pick up a guide book. The time of year is important
Hi Kathy. Via E80, it's 2 hrs 18 mins / 128.29 miles from Florence to Santa Margherita. From Santa Margherita to Aeroporto Leonardo Da Vinci (Fiumicino), it's 4 hrs 47 mins / 315.73 miles. It's the
Hi Ankur. Your re-worked itinerary is much better! For walking tours, just go to Google and type in self guided walking tours of italy and Florence, Rome and Venice will pop up. Peruse these sites to
Hi Ankur. Thank you for your kind words. Doing research is so important to planning a good trip. I like the site: http://www.frommers.com. Go to this site and type in a city. Then click on Frommer's
Hi Margo. Lucca is a good base to launch many day trips. Florence, Siena, Pisa and Cinque Terre are all places you can visit via train. (Be sure to have your tickets validated by having them stamped in
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