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La Toscana nel Cuore

Via Vittorio Emanuele II 10, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Great bikes and conversations

I echo what has been mentioned in the positive reviews so far. Laurie and her husband are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
changisimo
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San Francisco, California
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Outstanding Service & Bikes

Laurie, the owner of this bike shop, is one of the friendliest and most helpful persons I've ever... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tom-Ivoryton-CT
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Ivoryton, Connecticut
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We are a full service bicycle shop that also stocks just about all your cycling needs and great gifts! We offer beautiful, geared city bikes, FELT brand trekking bikes with front shocks and disc brakes as well as Italian maker carbon fiber road bikes. We offer cycling tours for all levels of cyclists, albeit 2 casual hours to stroll the beautiful countryside or up to 7 hours to ride where the UCI pros ride! We are a very knowlegable staff of passionate cyclists eager to help all who love to pedal or those looking to learn. The owners are a Lucca and American born couple whos aim is to encourage ALL levels of cyclists to get out there and have fun!
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Via Vittorio Emanuele II 10, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I echo what has been mentioned in the positive reviews so far. Laurie and her husband are incredibly friendly and welcoming. Not only do they have a great selection of bikes, Laurie has a lot of insight into Lucca and Italian culture. Even if you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Laurie, the owner of this bike shop, is one of the friendliest and most helpful persons I've ever dealt with. I rented a bike from her twice in two weeks; once to ride along the medieval wall, once to ride from Lucca to Pisa. Laurie...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

My young adult daughter, her friend & mom & I spent the day in Lucca. We rented bikes to ride along the top of the wall. It was a great experience! The bikes were in great shape & the rates reasonable. We ended up biking...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

The owner was so friendly and helpful! She had lots of knowledge on cycling, but also on Lucca in general. Super great price and really easy to get to the city wall from the shop location. Such a fun day thanks to this shop!

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Lori personally took care of us like family. The bikes were comfortable and excellently maintained. Turns out, she loves everything-bicycle, which shows in her business. Even though we had maps AND gps, we still got lost and Lori was there to help us get back...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

We may have spent more time chatting with the owner, Laurie than riding the bikes. She is very personable and helpful with local information (great if English is your primary language). Great bikes, with comfortable seats, nice baskets and/or leather pouches. The shop is full...More

1  Thank dennis h
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Just rode past and dropped in. Lovely owner who gave us heaps of info on where to ride and other helpful stuff. Ended up buying a set of new gear (I did actually need some anyway) as well as booking bikes for a round trip...More

1  Thank Chris P
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Came across this shop by mistake in Lucca. Some fantastic all Italian cycle clothing and accessories. The American lady who runs the shop was very friendly and helpful. I'd have bought much more if I hadn't been restricted to hand luggage. Also was nice to...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

We came to Lucca wanting to bike on the city wall, but not having researched a place in advance. How lucky we were to stumble on La Toscana nel Cuore! The owner, Laurie, is a great professional, and extremely friendly and welcoming. The bikes and...More

1  Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Best bike rental in Lucca! Hands down. During our week in Lucca we tried three different bike rentals but this was by far the best one. The owner, Laurie, knew all the best routes in the hills outside of town and as long as you...More

1  Thank Alvar W
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