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Carnevale di Viareggio 2019

Viareggio, the capital of the Italian Carnival, gives an appointment to the five great Masquerade parade 2019.

Piazza san Martino a Lucca in un dipinto di Bernardo Bellotto

After a year full of events, including the lucky exhibition "Per sogni e per chimere" dedicated to Giacomo Puccini, the Ragghianti Foundation prepares the 2019 calendar full of novelties with two important and demanding exhibitions.

Pania della Croce in the snow

Apuane or the Apennines? The reassuring grass of the Apennine Tosco Emiliano meadows or the "magical" places and landscapes of the Apuan Alps, a mountain with a view of the sea? The first days of January are perfect for an invigorating hike in the mountains, well covered to enjoy the cold winter air with the certainty that at the end you will find ...

Solstizio d'inverno sul Monte Forato

Since millennia the days around the solstice are marked by important festivals and celebrations. A fortiori in places where the Sun itself seems to "play" and offer ideas for rituals and festivities.

Natale a Lucca, tutti gli appuntamenti in calendario

One day after another, walking through the streets of the historic center of Lucca you realize that a new light has come on, that the skating rink has arrived in Piazza Napoleone, that the decorations of lights and stars are more and more, sumptuous Christmas trees pop up in the shops.
Christmas is near!

Natale in musica a Lucca

An inviting program of Christmas Concerts with a great variety of styles, music from the Lucca tradition, the Christmas tradition, traditions of other countries that are linked with local ones in this time of festivity and accompany with a special dedicated soundtrack, the Christmas holidays.

Natale, andar per mercatini a Lucca

Christmas holidays are coming, and it's time to think about gifts for family and friends.


Living, portable, painted, historical, traditional, mechanical, scenic, in caves, houses, churches, squares, houses, palaces... Many occasions and a lot of tradition to experience the Christmas atmosphere.


Christmas is a magical time to live in Tuscany where you can breathe the authentic atmosphere of winter festivities. Torchlight processions and ritual fires, secular auspicious rites, probable remnants of ancient festivities for the winter solstice are celebrated especially in the mountain area.