Every year, at the end of October, Lucca’s historic center hosts an event about comics, animation movies, illustration and games: the Lucca Comics and Games.
The importance of the event goes beyond national borders, has now become one of the most anticipated in Europe.
Lucca Comics and Games is organized inside the medieval walls of the city. This magical place becomes even more fascinating when its streets are invaded by people participating in the event.
Many enthusiasts, in fact, come to town wearing the costume of their favorite character. Simply strolling through the old town is therefore the opportunity to meet many superheroes and other characters coming from movies, comics and video games.
Visitors of Lucca Comics and Games greatly appreciate the festive and fun atmosphere that is created when all of these characters find themselves in the city.
The event also includes the authors and illustrators of the most famous comics: a unique opportunity to shake their hand, make an autograph and take some pictures.
The festival now has a long history of more than 20 years and its popularity does not seem to diminish. Each edition always records a higher number of visitors.