The plain of Lucca, also called "Lucchesia", is the flat area surrounding the walled town and has always belonged to Lucca. It’s rich in olives, vineyards and many farms producing high quality olive oil and wines famous in all the world.
Other well known products of this area are tordelli, farinata, typical soups, castagnaccio, buccellato, chestnut flour pancakes, torta coi becchi.
The plain of Lucca is delimited on the south by the Pisan mountains and on the north side by the Apuane Alps and Garfagnana, beautiful to visit and have a walk in the countryside tasting the local products like farro and mushrooms. The east side of the plain of Lucca extends toward the province of Pistoia with its green hills reaching Montecarlo and on the west it is surrounded by the mountains of Oltre Serchio and the Massaciuccoli lake that separates it all from Versilia.
The plain covers the central part of Lucca where you can meet the following towns: Capannori, Porcari, Altopascio, Villa Basilica and a part of Val di Nievole on the border line with some towns of the province of Pistoia (Pescia, Collodi, Chiesina Uzzanese).
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