Welcome to Lucca

The B&B

  • Garden

    Spacious garden perfect for relaxing in summer.


    An ABUNDANT AND  TASTY BUFFET BREAKFAST to begin you day in the best way before discovering the beautiful town of Lucca and its surrounding or take part in interesting events.

  • Location

    Bed & Breakfast Arcobaleno is located in peaceful surroundings with a friendly atmosphere, situated in a strategic and handy position within 5 minutes walking distance from the old town centre and the Railway Station.

Description Welcome to Lucca

COMFORTABLE ROOMS situated at the groundfloor of a villa dating back to the 1930’s which is surrounded by a lovely, spacious garden perfect for relaxing in summer.

Private CAR PARK available.

TV Sat

Free wi-fi


Near to center

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Guest Book

  • "Cordiale e ottima accoglienza. Molto sollecite le risposte e-mail. Se in futuro ritorneremo a Lucca sicuramente soggiorneremo ancora qua. Grazie mille di tutto."
    -Sig.ra Bertolotti – Brescia-
  • "We were very pleased with our stay. The rooms were large and clean, and we enjoyed having a sitting room and TV. The service from Rita and her mother was exemplary."
    -Ms Doust – England-
  • "Thank you very much for your warm welcome, this beautiful house and the quality of your service!"
    -Mr Gallas – France-
  • "Apartment spacious and the sitting room was a bonus. The garden was excellent for reading. Off street parking very useful as Lucca is less than 10 mins walk. All rooms very clean. We recommend this B&B as an excellent base for Lucca."
    -David and Heather Brand – Scotland-
  • "Nice house, friendly people. Much room and privacy. Good located for visits by walk and bikes to Lucca. Near railway station for visits to Pisa. Parking in the garden. Just what we want."
    -Mr Schipper – Holland-
  • "Very comfortable and homy. Convenient to walled city. Clean, good breakfast and welcoming hosts. Rita was most helpful with directions to local sites. Great place for the price."
    -Patrice and Linda – USA-
  • "Gli ambienti sono funzionali, ordinati e spaziosi. Il servizio è cortese e discreto. Il tutto ha superato le nostre aspettative. Voto: dieci e lode."
    -Sig. Biondo – Treviso-
  • "It was excellent. Very clean, very nice owners who were very friendly and helpful. It’s good that is so close to the centre of Lucca so that it only takes 5 minutes to walk into the town centre. We would recommend it to other people. One of the best B&B’s we’ve had in our “travelling career” Breakfast was very good and we could ask for extras. Also very good was the living room that we had. This is very rare in a B&B."
    -Mr Leppens – Belgium-
  • "Nulla da eccepire il servizio è ottimo, i locali puliti e confortevoli e le titolari cortesi e disponibili."
    -Sig. Piccoli – Udine-
  • "All very efficient, friendly and helpful. A very convenient location, a few minutes walk from the city walls. The B&B is immaculately clean, and there are plenty of books, dictionaries and local information. We would certainly stay here again."
    -Mr Howell – UK-
  • "Beautiful house, nice garden, great room, good for 4 persons. Breakfast was absolutely perfect, much better than usually in Italy. Not far away from the autostrada and within walking distance to the old town. We would surely come back to Arcobaleno on our next trip to Tuscany. Very friendly hosts Rita and her mother."
    -Mr Pfistner – Germany-
  • "The apartment was very comfortable, very clean and lovely and cool, especially given the high temperatures at the moment. Rita and her mother were very friendly and explained the facilities carefully. The breakfast was very tasty, with lots of variety, and the setting of the garden for breakfast was very pleasant."
    -Mr Heard – UK-
  • "La vostra ospitalità è stata cortese, completa e discreta. Ci siamo trovate bene qui alla casa dell’arcobaleno e a Lucca. Grazie e arrivederci."
    -Liliana, Federica, Nadia e Loretta – Meolo (VE)-
  • "Excellent stay. Very friendly people, helpful. Good that they can speak and understand English. Definetely a place we shall recommend to other South Africans. Situation very central."
    -Ms Stoffberg and Ms Niebuhr – South Africa-
  • "This B&B is by far the best. Our hosts couldn’t do enough to make our stay very enjoyable. Close to the railway station and walled city."
    -Mr and Mrs Minghella – England-
  • "Les chambres (+living!) sont très spacieux et tout près des remparts de Lucca. Le dejeuner copieux est servi par les hotes (maman et fille) chaleureusement. Notre voiture est garé en haute sécurité dans le jardin de la ville."
    -Ms Feys – Belgium-
  • "We found B&B Arcobaleno a friendly, homely environment, situated within easy walking distances from town centre and train station. The hostess was available to greet us on arrival. The bathroom was modern and cleaned daily and the the breakfast was the best we’ve had on our 3 week trip to Italy. There was plenty of tourist information on Lucca in the B&B. All in all a very pleasant stay."
    -Mr Giles and Sushila – New Zealand-

Our rooms

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Point of interest

The symbol of Lucca thanks to their beauty. Ideal for taking a stroll, run or bicycle ride in the shade of the trees which line the entire circular route. During the past centuries, as the city grew, 3 sets of city walls were built: the Roman walls (built in the 2nd century b.C.), the Medieval walls (12th –13th centuries) and the Renaissance walls (16th – 17th centuries). The Renaissance walls are those we see today. The Walls are 12 m high, their circumference is about Km 4 and they include 11 curtained walls and 10 bastions. Some of the main city doors are Porta San Pietro, Porta Elisa and Porta Santa Maria. In Via dei Fossi (Dei Fossi Street) there is Porta San Gervasio and Protasio which is the remains of the Medieval walls which no longer exist.
Built in the 6th century it become a Cathedral in the 8th century. It was rebuilt in the 12th century and the facade was reconstructed in multi-coloured marble. In its interior there is the Sarcophagus of Ilaria del Carretto, who was Paolo Guinigi’s wife, the ruler of Lucca. This sarcophagus was built in 1407 by Jacopo Della Quercia. Inside the Cathedral there is also the Tempietto: a small temple built in 1482 by Civitali which contains the Volto Santo (Holy Countenance) that is a venerated crucifix in Lucca.
Situated in Piazza San Michele (San Michele Square). It was built between the 11th – 14th century. Its style is Romanesque and on top of the facade there is the Archangel Michael statue.
This tower once belonged to the Guinigi family. Its entrance is in Via delle Chiavi d’Oro (Delle Chiavi d’Oro Street). It is 41 m high and features oak trees on the top from which you can admire the stunning landscape of Lucca.
In the past this square was a Roman amphitheatre built in the 2nd century AD. Today it is an enchanting and fascinating place because of its elliptical shape, the houses along the square and cafés with outdoors tables in summer.
A coastal area which spreads from Viareggio to Forte dei Marmi. Versilia is renowned in winter for the Carnival and in summer for its seaside resorts, glorious sea, long sandy beaches and bathing establishments. It features a lively nightlife with its venues and discos. It is also worth visiting inland villages such as Camaiore and Pietrasanta.
This region lies between the Apuan Alps and the Tuscan – Emilian Appennine where the Serchio river runs through. A real paradise for nature lovers with woods, lakes and small villages. Typical products: spelt and chestnuts.

Lucca events

Pop and Rock Music Festival. With the partecipation of Italian and international music stars.
In Torre del Lago the traditional appointment with the immortal operas by Giacomo Puccini. In 2007 the following opera are on schedule: “Madama Butterfly”, “La Tosca”, “La Boheme” and “La Rondine”.
A series of folklore and cultural events. Fairs and street markets in Lucca’s old town centre and close surroundings. The highlight is the “Luminara di Santa Croce” on the evening of September 13th. In the old town centre the front side of houses and palaces are covered with lights to greet a religious procession along the main streets in a charming setting. Voluntary associations, parishes, local authorities and a parade of people wearing medieval costumes.
LUCCA COMICS & GAMES - October/November
Italy most important comics and role – playing exhibition which lures thousands of visitors every year to Lucca.
One of the most famous carnivals in Italy with a big parade of allegoric floats and masks in Viareggio.
The street antique market take place the 3rd weekend of every month (Saturday and Sunday). The stalls are situated in the old town centre in Piazza San Martino, Piazza San Giusto and its surrounding.
Street market exhibitions of pictures by contemporary artists. On the 3rd weekend of every month in Piazza dell’Arancio, Via dell’Arancio, Piazza San Quirico and Via dell’Olivo.
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