We look forward to seeing you at the second edition
1-2 APRILE 2023
On Puccini’s Roads
“…il primo bacio dell’ Aprile è mio…”
Come and spend a special cycling weekend in the Lands of Giacomo Puccini!
We will pedal together, adults and children, and visit the places dear to the Maestro
second edition programme
1 and 2 April 2023 visit the museums: Puccini Museum – Birthplace in Lucca, Puccini Museum of Celle, Puccini Villa Museum of Torre del Lago,
(reduced entry fee for participants)
TWO RING ROUTES
with departures from Lucca and from Viareggio.
• From Lucca, it will be possible to reach Lake Massaciuccoli
• From Viareggio, it will be possible to reach Torre del Lago Puccini.
IN BOTH CASES IS INCLUDED THE RETURN BY BIKE TO THE PLACE OF DEPARTURE
All types of bicycles allowed. Participation is free of charge.
Confirm your participation by sending an e-mail to: email@example.com indicating NAME - SURNAME - DATE OF BIRTH - PLACE OF DEPARTURE, or fill out the form here on the site, so as to take advantage of the refreshments for free and have discounts for the museums and the boat to reach Torre del Lago Puccini.
DURING THE WEEKEND 1-2 APRIL
Saturday 1 April
12.00 am Puccini flash mob in Piazza Cittadella in Lucca organized by the association:
3.00 pm Puccini Museum Birthplace Lucca guided tour “Puccini and the Bicycle”
3.00 pm At the Explanade hotel in Viareggio presentation of the book
Elvira’s truth. Puccini and selfish love” by Isabella Brega
4.30 pm Guided tour of Villino Puccini, viale Buonarroti in Viareggio by reservation
6.00 pm Puccini flash mob on a walk in Viareggio c/o bar Galliano
edited by the Puccini Festival Foundation
9.00 pm Teatro del Giglio Lucca “I don’t believe in the climate”
with Mario Tozzi and Lorenzo Baglioni, admission €5.00
Sunday 2 April
8.00 am departure from Celle dei Puccini of some competitive athletes
9.00 - 10.00 departure from Viareggio
9.00 - 10.00 departure from Lucca, Flash mob by:
At the ALBOGATTI farm Lucca laboratory on silkworms
12.00 am Visits to the Parco della Musica and the Grand Theater of Torre del Lago
12.40 Puccini concert Puccini Festival Foundation in Torre del Lago Puccini
Guided tour OASI LIPU Massaciuccoli timetables updated on social networks
Boat with departure times updated on social media, ticket € 5.00
The ride through the places of Giacomo Puccini
Both departures will take place freely from 9.00 to 10.00.
SUNDAY 2 APRIL, DEPARTURE AND ROUTES:
From LUCCA departure in Piazza del Giglio
14 KM LIGHT ROUTE
(Albogatti urban farm and back)
53 KM STANDARD ROUTE
(from Lucca to Massaciuccoli and back.)
• al km 7 Albogatti urban farm “Riva degli Albogatti”
Puccini-themed activities and workshops for children at the “Riva degli Albogatti” urban farm.
• at km 25 refreshments at the equipped recreational area of Massaciuccoli for those departing from Lucca.
From VIAREGGIO in Piazza Giacomo Puccini.
22 KM ONE ROUTE
(from Viareggio to Torre del Lago and back.)
Activities, Puccini flash mobs and refreshments along the routes
• at km 11, Panoramic viewpoint of Torre del Lago Puccini, refreshments for those departing from Viareggio.
For all those registered for the ride it is possible to cross the lake by boat to reach Torre del Lago Puccini or Massaciuccoli, depending on the place of departure.
Considering that is not allowed to load the bicycles on the boat, at both ports, free bike deposits will be set up close to the boarding quay.
On the routes 2 refreshment points:
For those DEPARTING FROM VIAREGGIO at the Belvedere of Torre del Lago Puccini, refreshment for those departing from Viareggio.
For those DEPARTING FROM LUCCA Porto di Massaciuccoli in the recreational area organized by:
Massaciuccoli - Torre Del Lago Puccini By Boat
For all those registered for the ride it is possible to cross
the lake by boat to reach Torre del Lago Puccini o
Massaciuccoli, depending on the place of departure.
Since it is not possible to load your bicycle on the boat, in
both ports have depots near the embarkation point
free for bicycles.
All those registered for the cycle-pedaling can take advantage of a reduced price for the boat.
SIGN UP FOR Puccini's Weekend
Confirm your participation by filling out the form and to take advantage of the refreshments for free and get discounts for the museums and the barge.
THE PLACES OF GIACOMO PUCCINI
DURING THE WEEKEND…
On 1-2 April 2023 it will be possible to visit the museums dedicated to Puccini, taking advantage of the reduced admission price reserved for participants.
Saturday 1 will be organized guided tours of the Villa Puccini in Viareggio in viale Marco Polo.
Sunday 2 will be organized a free guided tour of the park and the Gran Teatro di Torre del Lago.
GRAN TEATRO ALL'APERTO GIACOMO PUCCINI
VIA DELLE TORBIERE, TORRE DEL LAGO LU
TEATRO DEL GIGLIO
PIAZZA DEL GIGLIO 13/15, LUCCA
Chiusa al pubblico - closed to public
MUSEO PUCCINIANO DI CELLE
VIA MELETORI 27, CELLE DEI PUCCINI PESCAGLIA LU
A great idea to relive the stages of my life.
Confirm your participation by sending an email to:
indicating name – surname – date of birth – place of departure
to enjoy free refreshments and discounts for the museums and the barge.
“Inspiration is an awakening, an escape from all human faculties, and it manifests itself in all great artistic achievements.” – Giacomo Puccini