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Torre Guinigi: the green tower of Lucca

Torre Guinigi - Lucca Guinigi is an impressive 40 meters tower that used to be the residence of one of the most powerful families of the 1300. In the Middle Ages towers were a protection and Lucca had a lot of them - around 170 towers but only a few resisted the latest 700 years and certainly Guinigi is one of the most peculiar of them: there is an ancient oak tree on top of it!

Climbing the tower

It takes a little effort to get up there, there are many stairs, but the reward is fantastic! You can see all of Lucca - the old town and the newer one. Bring your camera and take fantastic pictures!

Guinigi Tower Practical Information

Torre Guinigi


  • June, July, August, September: 9.30 - 7.30pm
  • October: 9.30 -5.30pm
  • November, December, January, February : 9.30 am - 4.30 pm
  • March: 9.30 - 5.30pm
  • April, May: 9.30 - 6.30pm


  • Adult tickets - Euro 3,50
  • Children up to 10 years old, groups, students and over 65: Euro 2,50

Phone Number

  • Tourism Agency of Lucca: (+39) 0583.919928
Don't miss: the 360° high definition photo of the Guinigi Tower. Torre Guinigi ------------------------------- Photo credits: 1. Alessandro Mariani (first one - day) 2.Michel Rodriguez (night) 3. Oriana Papadopulos [geo_mashup_map]