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Hamlets, districts and squares

Via Fillungo in Lucca

The city's most captivating street, bisecting the historic centre

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location_on Via Fillungo, 155, 55100 Lucca LU, Italia
The clock tower in Lucca
The clock tower in Lucca - Credit: Herbert Frank
A bastion-protected medieval city and a blast of comics, culture and colors
Many people born and bred in Tuscany consider Lucca an outlier—it’s not uncommon to hear Florentines mutter “that's not Tuscan”, probably when referring to the bread, which is salted in Lucca and strictly plain elsewhere in Tuscany; or to the Lucchese people's mode of speaking (unique, to say the least); or to the fact that Lucca is the region’s only city-state to have preserved its ...