1. Rent bikes

Bicycling the Wall, Lucca, Tuscany

Rent bicycles at the tourist office and ride on top of the walls of Lucca.

2. Take a Pizza Making Class

Pizza Making Class

Take a cooking class or learn how to make pizza.

3. Play at Parco di Pinocchio

Parco di Pinocchio, Collodi, Italy

Visit the Parco di Pinocchio in Collodi, with all of the characters from the story by Carlo Lorenzini (whose pen name was Collodi).

4. Climb Guinigi Tower

Guinigi Tower

Climb Guinigi Tower, up 130 stairs to the top of Lucca's most famous fourteenth-century tower, for a birds' eye view of the city.

5. Hike the Cinque Terre
Cinque Terre

Hike the Cinque Terre or in the hills around Lucca.

6. Go to the Beach

A Beach in Lucca

Go to the beach – beach clubs make it easy to enjoy a hassle-free beach experience with children.

7. Forte dei Marmi

Forte dei Marmi

Go to Forte dei Marmi, a chic resort town great for strolling, eating, relaxing, shopping and enjoying, with go-kart and pony rides in the town square at night.

8. Eat Gelato


Eat gelato and experience a different flavor each day.

9. View Pisa from the Leaning Tower

View From the Leaning Tower of Pisa

See Pisa from the top of the Leaning Tower.

10. Visit the Leonardo Museum

Leonardo Museum

Learn about Leonardo da Vinci from models of his inventions at the Leonardo Museum in Vinci (in a castle).