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Montecatini Alto

Montecatini Alto is a tiny little town perched on top of a hill next to Montecatini Terme. It is reachable by a little funicular (€7, roundtrip) and I headed there for lunch today. A lovely plate of freshly made ravioli and … Continue reading

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Montecatini Terme

Montecatini Terme is a spa and wellness town located about 1 hour (and €6.50 roundtrip on the bus) from Lucca. Back in the 1500’s, baths were built but they were later destroyed in the many battles that occurred throughout Tuscany’s history … Continue reading

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Le mura di Lucca (the walls)

The fortified walls that encircle Lucca were built in 1504-1645 but were never used for defensive purposes and were demilitarized during the Napoleon era and since then act as a public walkway. The walls are continuous and in remarkable shape! … Continue reading

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