Acquedotto Nottolini Lucca

Itineraries through history and nature: The Nottolini’s aqueduct in Lucca

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I am not the first to deal with this topic and I can not help do it enthusiastically. First because I'm a tour guide, and then because this side of Tuscany never stops to amaze me. Few places I know can boast such a relaxing therapeutic effects as the narrow path that leads you straight from the walls of Lucca to the Pisan mountains, along the aqueduct arches of Lucca Read all

Elisa Bonaparte

The Wells of Lucca

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According to tradition, in ancient times, Lucca was supplied with water via aqueduct, possibly an underground one, starting in proximity of Moriano.  The aqueduct was the source of numerous fountains, of which, some locations are known to us even today ( it should be mentioned that the layout of the ancient roman aqueduct was probably still in existence at this time and according to Silva reached approximately, as far as to where the church of San Frediano stands today) Read all