Masked Lucca (2 days)

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

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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.

Experience Characteristics 



Day 1

After your arrival in Lucca and after checking in your luggages, start the day with a guided tour of Lucca’s historic centre: discover the secrets of the city and its most known monuments.

In the afternoon, take part in “Carnival in Piazza San Michele”, an event for the younger ones with games, music and entertainment and typical Carnival sweets prepared by the pastry shops of the city centre.

On the other hand, adults can indulge in some shopping time thanks to “Sconti in Maschera”, which consists of special carnival discounts and offers in the best shops of the old town center.

A typical restaurant of the city centre will delight you with its “Carnival menu”, with the possibility of eating traditional Carnival food. After that, celebrate the Allegra Baccanata with surprising masks and entertainment in the bars and venues of the historic centre.

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Day 2

In the morning, visit the outstanding Palazzo Mansi National Museum, a museum that boasts an exhibition of textiles and an example of historic houses built by Lucca’s wealthiest merchants. After that, climb up the Guinigi Tower (the tower with the roof garden!) and enjoy the view from its top.

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.

Special discounts for families!

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Suggested equipment

Comfortable sportswear…and a costume!

Suitable for


Highlights 3

A unique event: the Viareggio Carnival on Lucca’s City Walls
Palazzo Mansi National Museum
Guinigi Tower

Included 8

A 4-star-overnight stay, on B&B basis (1 night, price intended for a double room)
Guided tour of Lucca’s historic centre
Participation to the exhibition “Lucca, storie di carrozze e Carnevali” (“Lucca, stories of carriages and Carnivals”)
Admission ticket to Palazzo Mansi National Museum
Climb up the Guinigi Tower
Carnival-themed dinner (beverages not included) with special children menu (Day 1)
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” (Day 2)

Not Included 2

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


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 15 days before check-in. After this period, a 100% charge will apply.

Technical organization

This package is customizable for groups and the duration can be extended.

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.

Prices may vary depending on the availability of the period and in case of special events.

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