Watch: Walking Pontremoli to Lucca in Italy

Walking in the glorious Italian weather on the Via Francigena | Allie Peden
Walking in the glorious Italian weather on the Via Francigena | Allie Peden

Watch: Walking Pontremoli to Lucca in Italy on the Via Francigena

 
The iconic Pontremoli to Lucca section of the Via Francigena cuts a path through some of Italy’s prettiest regions, combining rich history and Roman ruins, medieval cities and traditional villages, world-famous cuisine and mind-blowing natural beauty to discover on foot or by bike.
 

The Pontremoli to Lucca section of the trail takes you through a little-known region of Tuscany.

Starting in Pontremoli, in the heart of the Lunigiana region where the green hills are dotted with fine castles, you will descend to the sea in Versilia. Enjoy the coastal scenery as you walk along the sandy beaches and during the warmer months you can happily stop for a swim en route.

Leaving the coast behind, you will head back toward the Tuscan hills. You can visit the fascinating artists' workshops in Pietrasanta, known as the Italian Athens, which rests at the foot of the Apuan Alps.

The highlights continue as you reach the walled town of Lucca, one of the most captivating old town centres of Tuscany.
 

More Via Francigena Advice and Videos 

 
If you'd like further Via Francigena content, UTracks are your one-stop Camino experts. Find links to more Camino videos and inspiring blog posts below.
 

Via Francigena Walking & Cycling Tours 

Don't forget to view our comprehensive range of affordable self guided and small group guided Camino tours.
 
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