Discover the key events of Lucca’s life and surroundings.
Such is the quantity of events going on in town that trying to sort them out can be quite a rough affair, Lucca and its region offer an infinite variety of possibilities to have a great time.
Exploring, Discovering, Enjoying or simply relaxing! Making the most of your holiday will come naturally out of your choice to stay here!
September – A variety of events of all sorts to celebrate the month of the harvest, that dates back in time. The highlight of which is the 13th with the candlelight Procession of the Holy Cross through the streets of the city and Fireworks.
Flowers and gardening
Santa Zita Flower show – April
Murabilia – September
Ancient Camellias – March
Summer Festival – June/July
Puccini Opera festival – July/August
Performances of Puccini music – Daily
Concerts in churches & villas – Various dates
Lucca Comics & Games – October/November – One of the world’s largest events dedicated to the world of comics, board games and cosplayers. The huge turnout of fans invades the city for several days making this event a huge event.
Folklore – Various dates – Medieval settings recreating life in those distant times. Crossbow competition in Lucca July 12th.
Wine and olive oil exhibitions and tastings – Autumn/Spring – visits to farms, wine cellars and olive presses; a variety of great local country cuisine and world class restaurants.
Desco Food Festival – November/December – Typical foods on show in the amazing venue Real Collegio.