Lucca Summer Festival

Lucca Summer Festival

The Lucca Summer Festival is an annual music festival that takes place in the historic city of Lucca, Italy. The festival was first founded in 1998 and has since grown to become one of the most popular music festivals in Europe.

The festival is held in the Piazza Napoleone, the main square of Lucca. The Piazza is surrounded by historic buildings, including the Cathedral of San Martino and the Palazzo Ducale. The festival stage is set up in the center of the square and the audience sits on the surrounding steps and chairs.

The festival lineup includes a mix of international and Italian artists. In recent years, the festival has hosted such artists as Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, Bob Dylan, and David Bowie.

The festival is a great opportunity to see some of the world’s top musicians in a beautiful setting. The Piazza Napoleone is a magical place to hear music and the atmosphere is always electric.


Tickets for the festival go on sale in March. Prices vary depending on the artist and the day of the week. Tickets can be purchased online or at the box office in the Piazza Napoleone.


There are a number of hotels and guesthouses in Lucca. If you are planning to stay in Lucca for the festival, it is advisable to book your accommodation in advance.

Getting to Lucca

Lucca is located in Tuscany, Italy. The closest airport is in Pisa, which is about 20 kilometers from Lucca. There is a regular bus service from the airport to Lucca.

Other information

The festival is a non-smoking event. Food and drinks are available for purchase on site.

For more information about the festival, please visit the official website: