Posted by: debrakolkka | October 8, 2010

Wandering around Lucca

I can’t get enough of Lucca.  The only good part of my driving lessons was being in Lucca often.  I never tire of wandering around looking at the beautiful town.  I discover something new each time I go. 

part of a Roman wall in Lucca

the remnants of the ancient water supply canal

the Guinigi tower

on the facade of San Michele

chestnuts growing

Via Fillungo - the main street

antiques at Carli in Via Fillungo

porcini mushrooms at the market

the interesting window of a wine shop

filling the water bottles

looking at the walls

There was once a moat around the walls


  1. You are certainly tempting me. I will arrive there on May 3 and I can’t wait!

  2. Hi Debra,
    Julie, Ann and I are home again. Loved all your pictures – we have some of the same and yes we too love Lucca – lots of good memories. It was great meeting you – Hope you had a good trip
    We enjoyed Verona and Venice and then on our way back to Milan we took Ann to Lake Como.

    We are still getting over the jet lag

    • I’m glad you had a good time on the rest of your trip. It was a fun day in Liguria.

  3. please, more pics from lucca’s downtown…


    • I can certainly take more photos of lovely Lucca.

  4. Gorgeous pics Deb, love everything, you have such a good eye for the interesting. xx Miss you.

  5. Love those chestnuts! So green.
    It must be wonderful driving there now. No stopping you.

  6. Love visiting your site Deb, get a quick fix of culture “culcha” lol
    Lovely pics – always interesting.
    Cheers Anna

  7. Love your pictures. You even captured my friend in her window on Via Fillungo!
    Thanks for your blog; it’s very enjoyable.

    • That must be in Carli. I love that shop. I made a very nice purchase there when I first came to Lucca.

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