Matraia is close to a diverse collection of Lucca’s attractions. Two destinations that should be on every visitor’s itinerary is the wonderful Pinocchio Park and the ever-popular Oak Tree of Pinocchio. Two other popular spots nearby Matraia are the Ponte della Maddalena and the Museo Nazionale Guinigi.
To better understand Lucca, visit one of its many cultural destinations. Spend a while discovering the exhibits at the Casa di Puccini and the Palace Mansi Lucca National Museum.
When it’s time to take a break from the noisy streets of Lucca, plan a trip to one of the many nearby outdoor areas. There are no shortage of urban parks, so why don’t you go out and enjoy the Lucca Botanical Gardens.
If you are spending a while in and around Matraia, stop by Piazza dell'Anfiteatro, Piazza Napoleone and the Basilica di San Frediano. Lucca features some evocative reminders of the past; start your historic tour at the Torre delle Ore and Ducal Palace. Take the time to visit sacred places such as the Church of San Michele in Foro. Relax in the calm atmosphere and get a deeper understanding of the role religion in Matraia.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, think about staying close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. Take your pick from the Hotel Ilaria & Residenza dell'Alba, the Universo Hotel, or the Palazzo Alexander Hotel.