Lucca Biennale Cartasia


Pre-sale of tickets will be available beginning July 1, 2022.

VENUES: Palazzo Ducale e Villa Bottini*

July 31 > September 25, 2022
Hours: 10:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Audioguide rental or reservation for guided tours is available. For information:

 +39 0583 928354 – +39 3497123926 

*PLEASE NOTE, the main floor of the exhibition at the Villa Bottini venue will not be visitable from Sept. 22 to 25, 2022


Ticket includes visit to all venues

FULL TICKET: 12.00 €

REDUCED TICKET: 10.00 € valid for over 65, under 30, coop members

REDUCED TICKET: 8.00 € valid for residents of the Province of Lucca, students, teachers, groups from 10 people and up, visitors with Trenitalia tickets used on the day of the exhibition visit, visitors with ESTATECINEMA ticket.


  • Documents that entitle to a reduction or free admission must be shown in case of verification by the staff in charge of control.
  • Free admission for children up to 10 years old, journalists with badges, tour guides, and people with disabilities.


Entrance to Palazzo Ducale provides an elevator. The exhibition is set up on the second floor.
Entrance to the Villa Bottini venue, is on two floors and does not provide elevator or platform-assisted entry.
It is possible to request an audio guide to the exhibition for an additional fee or to book guided tours for groups or schools.


The TICKET includes 3 entrances, one for each venue. At the Villa Bottini venue, there are two floors, and separate entrance is provided.

As of this year, the Biennale has a physical ticket office at PALAZZO DUCALE. However, it will also be possible to purchase tickets online at Villa Bottini, where staff can be of support if needed.

Leashed pets of small/medium size are allowed.