|Our tour group: Else, Eduard, me and Lucy.|
|If you are touring Italian villas, don't forget to bring along knowledgeable native Italian|
tour guides like Elena and Davide to enrich the experience.
|Lost in a secret passageway in the|
gardens of Villa Torrigiani.
|Grotesque art and unpredictable sprays|
of water were provided to entertain and
surprise visitors at Villa Torrigiani.
|Teatro Verzura, the Green Theater (verzura is old Lucca dialect for verde).|
|We happened to be in the teatro at just the right time to|
witness a solo musical performance by our singing tour guide.
|The impressive Grotta di Pan.|
|Our guides for the day, Davide and Elena, in front of a refreshing and surprisingly beautiful waterfall at Villa Reale.|