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Lucca was founded by the Romans during the II century b.C. and was an independent Republic from the 12th century to 1799 when it was conquered by Napoleon Bonaparte.
Thanks to its strategic location on the famous Via Francigena, the city was a crossroad for traders, pilgrims and great artists and became one of the richest cities in Europe with the production of silk and brocade in the Middle Ages.
Discover Lucca's history and evolution through the centuries and find traces of these historical events in its most significant squares, palaces and monuments.
The itinerary includes the following sights: city walls, Saint Paolino Church, Puccini monument and birthplace, S. Michele Square and Church, Piazza Napoleone, Church of Saint Giovanni and Saint Reparata, Cathedral of Saint Martin, Torre Civica delle Ore (clock tower), Guinigi Tower, Amphitheater Square, Church of Saint Frediano.