We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Diletta guided us on a walking tour of Lucca with food and drink

Diletta was a wonderful guide, she was very knowledgeable and showed us places we would not have... read more

Reviewed today
Kate B
Simply the best!

My wife and I are experienced travelers...experienced enough to understand that the only way to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Aiken, SC
via mobile
Read all 339 reviews
All photos (169)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent99%
  • Very good1%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Lucca is one of the most charming cities in Italy and a walking tour with certified professional tour guide Wanda Martinelli is a great way to see it. Wanda Martinelli is ready to show you the beautiful city behind imposing Renaissance walls. Choose...more
Via delle Ville 598/A, 55018, Lucca, Italy
+39 347 559 7279
Reviews (339)
Filter reviews
292 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewswanda martinelliwalking tourbooked a private tourhistorical knowledgehalf day tourprofessional tour guidegreat lovegreat tourcome alivewonderful introductiongelatowine tastingtwo coupleswalled citysmall grouptrain stationlovely town
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 292 reviews
Reviewed today

Diletta was a wonderful guide, she was very knowledgeable and showed us places we would not have seen on our own. she took us to a lace for coffee and a sort of biscuit and the fact that it was a small room at the...More

Thank Kate B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I are experienced travelers...experienced enough to understand that the only way to truly appreciate a destination is to be shown it by a native and historian. Wanda Martinelli is both. She met us promptly at our hotel and we began a fantastic...More

Thank ddisano
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so lucky to have Wanda Martinelli as our tour guide in Lucca, Italy. She is a real pleasure. Knowledgeable, friendly and patient. There wasn’t a question she couldn’t answer. She gave us all quite an education about the city, it’s history and how...More

Thank Nonna306
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanda took us on THE most amazing walking tour of Lucca!! Her easy style and depth of knowledge made it so much fun. Within 10 minutes we felt like old friends. With Wanda you SEE, not just look! We went back afterwards to again enjoy...More

Thank Leonie T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my oh my! Two couples took an incredible half day BIKE tour of wonderful Lucca. Being on a bike is a productive way to see and experience Lucca. Wanda was so informative and her spirit for her city is infectious. An absolute highlight of...More

Thank VitoMurphy
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Wanda is a charming lady who bends over backwards with her enthusiasm and storytelling of this great town, Lucca. Her personality is engaging, and I was a bit sad when our tour was over. She will go as in-depth with her historical knowledge as you...More

Thank lescharles5
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Wanda met the three of us right on time and launched into our tour immediately. We had linked up with her via email with a narrow time window and she was very responsive from our first request. She had expertly guided us to our meeting...More

Thank John L
Wanda M, Owner at Lucca Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

It's fifty fifty, dear John ! You were energetic and friendly too, and obviously interested in understanding the spirit of my hometown. I'm not surprised you want to come back soon. Lots of places in the Lucca county to explore together. My thanks and regards...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018

Wanda did a wonderful job showing us her hometown. She combines a thorough understanding of its history with a ground-level understanding of its people --- and tells her tales with pizzazz. Her recommendations for restaurants and shops were first rate -- a shopkeeper later told...More

Thank 2andthrough
Wanda M, Owner at Lucca Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Dear 2andthrough, I'm afraid I can't make head or tail of who you are ! As a native of many generations, I can only thank my ancestors for preserving this gem of a town. It comes from being "weird"... Thank you for your beautiful words....More

Reviewed 30 June 2018

We wanted a guide who would bring Lucca's history to life for us. Wanda Martinelli was MORE than we expected. She not only explained Lucca's long traditions of silk manufacturing, independence and exclusion but also threw in interesting more recent events--like learning to drive on...More

Thank Etta M
Wanda M, Owner at Lucca Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Dear Etta, these words, coming from a scholar, are highly appreciated. Thank you for sharing your essays on Bagni di Lucca with me. I'll certainly make good use of this first-quality information. Congratulations on your excellent Italian. You are welcome back anytime. My regards to...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018

Personally I believe the best way to see a new city is to rely on the experts. And so we arranged a guided tour of Lucca thru Turislucca. The cost was nominal but the information received was invaluable. The tour was 90 minutes but in...More

Wanda M, Owner at Lucca Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

You can't go wrong. Lucca is a memorable place indeed. Best regards. Wanda

View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 46 hotels in Lucca
Hotel Le Ville
212 reviews
1.72 km away
Relais del Lago
250 reviews
2.94 km away
Fattoria Maionchi
25 reviews
3.43 km away
Hotel Country Club
259 reviews
4.06 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 668 restaurants in Lucca
Locanda del noce
9 reviews
1.29 km away
I Diavoletti Ristorante Pizzeria
317 reviews
.91 km away
Pizzeria Puppo Appera
142 reviews
.59 km away
Pizzeria Da Andrea Di Schenetti Andrea
139 reviews
1.41 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 207 attractions in Lucca
Azienda Agricola Colle di Bordocheo
9 reviews
1.25 km away
Park of Villa Reale
288 reviews
3.43 km away
Fattoria Colle Verde
26 reviews
3.67 km away
Collodi Butterfly House
263 reviews
5.42 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
16 June 2018|
Response from Wanda M | Property representative |
Hello, if you Google search Wanda Martinelli Lucca you'll find me.Unfortunately, I can't provide my contacts here as the system would block my message. Thanks Wanda
19 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Wanda M | Property representative |
Hi Suzie, my name is Wanda and I'm the owner of Lucca Tours. When are you planning to be in Lucca? Can you please reply to my personal email address that you will find on the website? I can't provide it here or this message... More
Jock S
18 April 2016|
Response from Wanda M | Property representative |
Hello Tim, Thank you for your enquiry that I've just found by chance (together with other messages that were not notified by the system). Can you please write to my personal email address wanda martinelli etc? that you will... More