Masked Lucca Experience

The Viareggio Carnival is coming to Lucca…come and celebrate with us!

Private tour


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Come to Lucca for a fun and carefree weekend: for the first time, the Viareggio Carnival is coming to Lucca! Make the most of this experience! Come and celebrate the 150th anniversary of the most “foolish” event ever with this special package.

Adults and young children, couples and families: no one will resist the cheerful atmosphere in Lucca’s streets and squares, for a weekend full of surprises and special events.

Start this special day with a guided tour of Lucca’s historic centre: discover the secrets of the city and its most known monuments.

After lunch, which can be chosen at will, take part in the great parade and celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Viareggio Carnival characterized by people wearing traditional masks and costumes! This is a historical moment for the Carnival which, for the first time ever, takes place far from its original town. In the afternoon, come and celebrate the Carnival on the evocative City Walls of Lucca

End the day with a bang and taste a traditional culinary specialty: the “Tordellata di Carnevale”, one of the most traditional and iconic dishes of the area. The event takes place in Piazza San Francesco, accompanied by live music by Manolo Strimpelli.

Experience Characteristics 


Suggested equipment

Comfortable sportswear…and a costume!

Suitable for


Highlights 1

A unique event: the Viareggio Carnival on Lucca’s City Walls

Included 4

Guided tour of Lucca’s historic centre
Participation to the exhibition “Lucca, storie di carrozze e Carnevali” (“Lucca, stories of carriages and Carnivals”)
Participation to “Il Carnevale di Viareggio sulle Mura di Lucca” (The Viareggio Carnival on Lucca’s City Walls)
Typical dinner in Lucca’s square: the “Tordellata di Carnevale”

Not Included 2

Transfer or any additional transportation
Anything not mentioned under “Includes”


Presentation of the host 

We are the official DMC of Piana di Lucca, specializing in incoming tourism. Our main strength is our vast knowledge of Piana di Lucca’s marvelous territory and its numerous opportunities. We have a close collaboration with six of its Municipalities: Lucca, Capannori, Altopascio, Montecarlo, Villa Basilica, and Porcari, as well as with a team of passionate local operators who actively work to unveil the hidden treasures and riches of their land. Thanks to these collaborations, we manage to design unique products, so that you can really discover each corner of this territory.

Additional information

The price and the program may vary depending on the dates, the number of participants, weather conditions and any external factor. In case of groups of more than 8 people, please contact Discover Piana di Lucca to obtain preferential rates and for any customization. Tours will be carried out following all the guidelines established in order to avoid the spread of Covid-19 virus.

Payment and cancellation policy

Immediate payment of the total amount of the reservation by credit card.

You can cancel free of charge up to 4 days before check-in. After this period, a 100% charge will apply.

Technical organization

This package is managed and sold by Geosfera Viaggi of Globe Inside SRL – Via C. Marx, 60, 60022 Castelfidardo (AN) – P. Iva 02628520344 – Polizza R.C. n.194180 Allianz, provided with an appropriate insurance to cover civil liability in favor of the consumer.

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