National villa Guinigi
Via della Quarquonia, 55100 Lucca Route Planner
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Opening hours

daily except Sun and Mon - 8.30am-7.30pm

Description

In 1418 Paolo Guinigi had this country house built around ten minutes' walk from his main residence. Now entirely restored, the gardens and building again appear as they originally did. The house accommodates archaeological collections, Romanesque sculptures, sizable panels of inlaid wood (a Luccan speciality during the Renaissance) and works that are representative of Luccan painting, including The Ecstasy of Saint Catherine by Pompeo Batoni.

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