Musical Piana di Lucca

Discover Puccini's music and other artists who greatly marked this land

Private tour


Active Days

All Week

Active Months
Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct


The Piana di Lucca represents one of the greatest Italian destinations for music lovers all over the world.

In fact, the cultural heritage of the city of Lucca is strongly connected to music, as it is the birthplace of numerous composers, such as Giacomo Puccini, Alfredo Catalani, and Luigi Boccherini.

Go on a musical adventure and discover their lives, their works, and the places they have marked with their presence.


Day 1

Your musical journey starts with a lovely stroll in Lucca, discovering all the major artists who have left a mark in the city, creating unique memories and testimonies. Musical excerpts of the artists’ most significant and known compositions will accompany you on your walk. In addition to getting to know the history and the beauties of Lucca, become acquainted with the musicians, hear anecdotes about their lives and the places connected to them. Among these places, the Puccini Museum – Casa Natale, the museum which retraces paths of the great composer, its personality, its passions, and its genius.

In the late afternoon, ride your bike at sunset along the Puccini cycle path, which winds around the most significant places in the composer’s life, from the wood to Celle Puccini, where his family house was, to Lucca’s historical centre, particularly in Corte San Lorenzo, where the Maestro was born.

Free evening.

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Day 2

Visit one of the most majestic historical villas built between the 15th and 19th century by Lucca’s noble families, and its wonderful garden. Access the two theatres located inside the garden of the Villa, particularly the oldest theatre in Europe, where world-famous violinist Niccolò Paganini performed for Elisa Baciocchi, Napoleon’s sister.

Lunch can be chosen at will.

In the afternoon, follow your guide to discover the outstanding medieval town of Montecarlo and walk along the small town alleys that lead to the medieval walls. Visit the world-famous Teatro dei Rassicurati, Italy’s smallest “teatro dell’opera”, characterized by fine decorations of eclectic style. Giacomo Puccini usually attended the theatre when he visited his sister who was working as a governess with a family in the area. In this place filled with history, a surprise awaits you.

Dinner will be served at a local restaurant, where a tasting menu based on local products will be offered.

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Day 3

The last day of tour focuses on Lucca’s historical centre, with a visit to the Luigi Boccherini music Institute, one of Italy’s oldest music schools (1842), and Teatro del Giglio, a true artistic and cultural landmark for the city of Lucca, which hosted on its stage world-class artists from the world of music and culture.
The itinerary ends with a music-themed lunch to delight your taste buds, tasting Giacomo Puccini’s favourite dishes.

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Suggested equipment

Comfortable sportswear

Highlights 4

Puccini Museum - Casa Natale
Teatro dei Rassicurati
Luigi Boccherini music Institute
Teatro del Giglio

Included 10

A 3-Star-superior overnight stay, with B&B formula (2 nights)
Music tour of Lucca
Admission ticket to the Puccini Museum - Casa Natale
Bike rental and free tour on the Puccini cycle path
Admission ticket to a historical villa
Guided tour of Montecarlo’s old town
Dinner at a local restaurant
Visit to the Luigi Boccherini music Institute (with surprise musical performance)
Admission ticket to Teatro Del Giglio
Music-themed lunch at a restaurant in Lucca’s historical centre

Not Included 1

Transfer or any additional transportation


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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