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Villa Bottini in Lucca

Built by the Buonvisi family, the villa was bought by Elisa Bonaparte, Napoleon’s sister, in the early 19th century

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location_on Via del Fosso, 30, 55100 Lucca LU, Italy
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A bastion-protected medieval city and a blast of comics, culture and colors
Many people born and bred in Tuscany consider Lucca an outlier—it’s not uncommon to hear Florentines mutter “that's not Tuscan”, probably when referring to the bread, which is salted in Lucca and strictly plain elsewhere in Tuscany; or to the Lucchese people's mode of speaking (unique, to say the least); or to the fact that Lucca is the region’s only city-state to have preserved its ...