Find the best place to stay — Lucca

Where to stay around Lucca?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,801 holiday lettings near Lucca. From 1,617 apartments to 1,368 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lucca 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:

  • San Lorenzo a Vaccoli: 62 holiday homes
  • Monte San Quirico: 307 holiday homes
  • Pontetetto: 58 holiday homes
  • Santa Maria del Giudice: 25 holiday homes
  • Colle di Compito: 53 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 City Hall: 5,913 holiday lettings
  • Lucca Center Of Contemporary Art: 5,878 holiday lettings
  • Casa di Puccini: 5,880 holiday lettings
  • Lucca Roman Amphitheatre: 5,912 holiday lettings
  • Hospital Presidio Piana di Lucca: 5,939 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 apartments in Lucca?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,617 apartments in Lucca. Our other popular types of Lucca holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 1,368 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 1,023 self catering accommodations
  • Chateaus: 246 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lucca?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,233 holiday homes with pool available in Lucca. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday apartment in Lucca your home away from home

    Lucca is the capital of the Tuscan province of the same name and is a small, medieval city enclosed entirely by immense Renaissance-era walls. They were built to defend the city and were never breached. The ancient ramparts are so wide that today they are an elevated park with benches, footpaths and cycle lanes. Between these fortifications is an elegant city of plazas, ancient towers, palaces, churches and pastel-coloured buildings.

    HomeAway has gorgeous holiday apartments in Lucca that are located close to the city and main attractions, and are available all year round. They have from two to 14 bedrooms and are furnished to a very high standard. All are spacious and many come with their own private gardens, grounds or swimming pools. In addition there are Lucca holiday rentals within the ancient walled city. There are more beautiful historic sites ten miles from Lucca, where visitors can find more reasonably priced holiday homes in Pisa.

    Things to do

    -Historic monuments: Lucca’s medieval skyline was once dotted with more than 100 towers, the homes and private fortresses of wealthy merchant families. Today, only a few are left and two can be climbed. They are the Clock Tower and the Guinigi Tower, which has a roof garden of oak trees. Other historic buildings worthy of note include the Church of San Michele, a 12th-century building filled with paintings, frescoes and sculptures.

    -Museums: Lucca was the birthplace of Giacomo Puccini, one of Italy’s most famous composers. His childhood home has been turned into a museum, the Casa Natale di Giacomo Puccini. The ten rooms contain some of his musical scores, manuscripts, original concert brochures and personal letters.

    -Festivals: Every summer the city hosts The Lucca Summer Festival, a huge open-air musical celebration in Piazza Napoleone, Lucca's main public square. It features a host of big names, and in the past Bob Dylan, Elton John and Pink have performed on its stage. If planning a visit, it is advised tourists book holiday villas in Lucca well in advance. The Lucca Winter Festival in November and December features jazz, gospel, classical and other musical concerts at the Teatro del Giglio.

    -Shopping: Lucca’s main shopping thoroughfare is Via Fillungo containing an elegant mix of independent boutiques and stores selling clothes, leather goods, antiques and jewellery. In September and December Piazza San Michele hosts a temporary market with stalls selling locally made handicrafts, sweets, toys and regional foods.

    Weather in Lucca

    Visitors can enjoy holiday villas in Lucca all through the year as the city benefits from hot summers and mild winters. The temperature during the hottest months of July and August often climbs to 30°C , while in December and January 8-10°C is the norm. There can be numerous rainy days during autumn and winter with October and November being the wettest months.

    Travel to Lucca

    The nearest airports to Lucca are in Pisa and Florence and there are good road and rail connections from both these cities. There is also a bus that travels from Pisa direct to Lucca. Hiring a car is a must for visitors who want to travel around the wider province. Most people walk or rent a bike within the city walls as driving is primarily restricted to residents.


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