Great day trips can be taken to neighboring Lucca! Some great trips include going to:

Guinigi Tower
a tower from the 15th century, at the home of Lucca's leading family. The tower is unique because if its spectacular oaks that grow through the tall structure.
Duomo di San Martino
is the home of Volto Santo Holy Face A wooden figure of Christ that is believed to have the actual face of Christ.

A trip to the 'walls that surrounded the city in the 16th and 19th centuries is always beautiful, but they are paved on top, and a bike trip around the top makes the experience unforgettable.

Collodi is a beautiful town that is also the birthplace of Pincchio. Pinocchio Park is a must for families with small children, though adults can take tours of the famous villas.