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Guinigi Tower

Via Sant'Andrea 45, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 583086
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This tower is easily recognizable: it has a leaning tree growing out of its top.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“worth the climb” (142 reviews)
“trees growing” (81 reviews)
“easy climb” (28 reviews)
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Via Sant'Andrea 45, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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+39 0583 583086
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"worth the climb"
in 142 reviews
"trees growing"
in 81 reviews
"easy climb"
in 28 reviews
"great view of lucca"
in 22 reviews
"panoramic view"
in 23 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 32 reviews
"long climb"
in 13 reviews
"metal steps"
in 12 reviews
"afraid of heights"
in 15 reviews
"no elevator"
in 11 reviews
"surrounding countryside"
in 24 reviews
"vantage point"
in 11 reviews
"sunny day"
in 11 reviews
"take your time"
in 11 reviews
"botanical gardens"
in 11 reviews
"narrow streets"
in 12 reviews
"old city"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth the climb to be able to get a 360 degree birds eye view of Lucca and it’s surrounds hills and distant mountains...esp on a clear day! Go up at sunset for great pictures !

Thank Jennifer G
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Only 3 Euros each to go in and lovely views. Well worth the little bit of effort to climb up to the top.

Thank Sandra T
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very cheap price (<€5) with potential to go up the clock tower for a few euros more. Stairs were easy to climb and resulted in lovely views even with poor weather.

Thank Sam C
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This tower is hidden away just before the square in Lucca. There are a number of steps to get to the top but well worth the effort to see the amazing Lucca from a height. Not much room at the top so do go early...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

In the summer of 1978 I arrived in Lucca to paint for two months with a group of artists from PA. I trudged through the streets of Lucca and was surprised and excited to see that a tower would be my residence. We all lived...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the highlights in Lucca is climbing this Medieval tower. 125 feet high and 230 steps. My wife and I did this without any problem as there really is not too much steepness to the stairs until at the very end. Your prize at...More

Thank Joe P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very excited to climb to the top of this tower to check out the Holm Oak trees on the rooftop. It is quite an easy climb and only gets narrow at the very top when you have to climb the final staircase. The...More

Thank TisTravels
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tickets for both towers can be purchase together which we did. We climbed up about 10am there weren't many people around. Views are tremendous as whilst you are high up you're not too high to lose detail. The trees on top are quirky and certainly...More

Thank Melsy1
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth the climb of 230 stairs. It’s really beautiful to be on top amongst the shady trees. I loved it. The views are magical

Thank Lyndylou18
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't have much time in Lucca but we really enjoyed our visit especially the view over Lucca from the top of the tower. You'll need to be able to climb over 200 steps and it would be best in a clear day. I don't...More

Thank Sheena B
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familymanRiyadh
26 September 2017|
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Response from alexeicohen | Reviewed this property |
Paolo Guinigi who built the tower was himself a silk merchant so I imagine the trade was concentrated in the area and there are a few craftsmen still pursuing/demonstrating the trade in the city. Afraid I can't help you with... More
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