Outside the ancient Tuscan city of Lucca, you can visit the tomb of St. Gemma Calgani, d. 1903.
Inside the 16th century walls… the basilica holding the tomb of Lucca’s founding bishop, an Irishman, Saint Frediano. Also a stunning medieval baptismal font.
This basilica also holds the tomb of sweet St. Zita.
The cathedral (duomo) of Lucca reminds me of Notre Dame.
The cathedral is consecrated to the memory of St. Martin of Tours.
St. Regolo rests here.
And they have a Christ-the-King crucifix that they say bears the likeness of the Holy Face veil, which would make it the most accurate sculpture of the Lord’s face.