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Lucca and its villas
March 10, 2018


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LUCCA AND ITS VILLAS

Saturday, March 10

Cost: 50€

This activity includes visits to main sites of Lucca, including the Duomo of S. Martino and the church of S. Michele. It also includes the opportunity to visit a Villa (privately owned) that represents an example of Renaissance Art in the Tuscan countryside.

Itinerary:
Departure from Florence. Visit of one of the Renaissance villas on the hills surrounding Lucca (Villa Mansi, Villa Grabau, Villa Torrigiani). Transfer to Lucca, walking tour of the Renaissance city walls. Free time for lunch (Students will receive suggestions about restaurants, bars and cafés). Afternoon visit to the Cattedrale di San Martino (Duomo) with the sculptures by Jacopo della Quercia and Matteo Civitali, Chiesa di San Michele and walking tour in the city center and in Via Fillungo to visit the ancient Renaissance buldings. Free time for an exploration of the town. Afternoon departure to Florence.


The activity includes:
  • Round trip transportation from Florence by private bus
  • Visit of one of the Villas surrounding Lucca
  • Visit of the Cathedral of San Martino
  • Visit of the Church of San Michele
  • Handouts
  • Field learning staff
  • Insurance

The activity does not include:
Whatever is not listed in the "included" paragraph

Learning outcomes:

  • Assess the artistic achievements of the Renaissance outside Florence.
  • Analyze the architecture of the best-preserved example of Renaissance city walls in Italy.
  • Describe the political development of cities in Italy from the Middle Ages.
  • Identify the local cultural differences, which characterize Italian Regions and cities.

Payment deadline:
Thu, March 7

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