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Basilica di San Frediano
Piazza S. Frediano, 55100 Lucca LU
Bridge in Loppia
Bridge over the Turrite Cava
Fabbriche di Vallico
Fortified town of Nozzano Castello
Fortress of Montecarlo
Fortezza di Montecarlo
Fortress of Monteggiori
Rocca di Monteggiori
Man and his territory between the Apuan Alps, Versilia and the Plain
Ponte del Diavolo
Borgo a Mozzano LU
Ponte delle Catene
Ponte d'Oro, 55022 Bagni di Lucca LU
S. Maria Forisportam known as S. M. Bianca
Santa Maria Forisportam, detta Santa Maria Bianca
San Pietro Somaldi
Piazza San Pietro Somaldi, Lucca
SS.Giovanni e Reparata
Santi Giovanni e Reparata Lucca
Archaeological site of the church SS. Giovanni and Reparata
Piazza S. Giovanni, 55100 Lucca LU
The church of SS. Giovanni and Reparata, together with its baptistery annex, is situated in the south-eastern part of the town and was built in the Vth century a.D. The complex was the first in the...
Badia San Bartolomeo
Badia San Bartolomeo, Cantignano
The abbey of San Bartolomeo in Cantignano is one of the most significant architectural monuments in the territory of Capannori. With the typical single-nave plan of the conventual structures the...
Piazza Bernardini, Lucca
Bernardini's Palace is located in the square of the same name in Lucca. The first part of the building, the central one, was built between 1517 and 1523 by Martino Bernardini, who belonged to an...
Bridge at Molini
Località Molino, 15-17, 55033 Castiglione di Garfagnana LU
The bridge spans the stream Esarulo in the district "I Molini". It has an elegant and humped back outline, and is supported by a round arch. This sandstone footbridge was built by local...
Bagni di Lucca
Bridge Cicuri spans the stream Coccia, in the town of Bagni di Lucca. It is a round-arched footbridge built in sandstone. It may be reached through a footpath, which goes going downhill through the...
Bridge in Crasciana
Bagni di Lucca
This old bridge spans the stream Purioni near Crasciana, in the town of Bagni di Lucca. It is a round-arched footbridge built in the first half of the 14th century. The bridge is sited in a beautiful...
Bridge in Fabbriche di Vallico
Fabbriche di Vallico
This footbridge spans the stream Turrite Cava at the town of Fabbriche di Vallico, at the confluence with a brook and in one the most amazing places in the valley. The bridge deck is slightly...
Bridge of Ceserana
The stream Fosciandora is spanned at Ceserana by a footbridge consisting of a single a round arch. The original bridge was built in sandstone by local masons in the 14th century. The bridge is not in...
Bridge of San Michele
Piazza al Serchio
In the village of San Michele, in the town of Piazza al Serchio, a large stone bridge spans the "Acqua bianca" (White Water), which is a tributary of the River Serchio streaming down from...
Bridge of Santa Lucia
Castelnuovo di Garfagnana
The "Ponte di Santa Lucia" (St. Lucy's Bridge) is one of the grandest medieval bridges in Garfagnana and is situated in the town of Castelnuovo. The latter is the most important town...
Bridge over Acqua Bianca
Piazza al Serchio
The bridge over "acqua bianca" (White Water) is situated in Piazza al Serchio, in a district called "Piazza Bassa" (Lower Piazza). Although its outline is similar to that of...
Bridge over the Ania
The ancient road from Coreglia to Tiglio runs along a footbridge spanning the stream Ania near an old water-mill. It is a sandstone bridge with a single and rather flat arch. Built by local masons in...
Bridge over the Canal Grande
The bridge over the Canal Grande is situated in Taverna, in the town of Gallicano. It is one of the rare medieval bridges in the Serchio Valley, consisting of a single pointed arch. The footbridge...
Bridge over the Lima in Bagni di Lucca
Bagni di Lucca LU
This noteworthy footbridge spans the stream Lima a Villa, the latter being a village part of the town of Bagni di Lucca. It is a suspension bridge which was built in sandstone and metal cables in...
Bridge over the Scesta
Bagni di Lucca
The bridge over the stream Scesta is sited nearby Palleggio, in the town of Bagni di Lucca. It is a round-arched footbridge crossing the narrow gorge of the stream near the ancient cemetery. The...
Bridge over the Surricchiana
The construction of the bridge, spanning the stream Surricchiana at Calavorno, dates back to the 14th century. Placed at the bottom of the valley on the route to Castelnuovo, the sandstone bridge was...
Bridge over the Turrite Cava at Molini
Fabbriche di Vallico
The stream Turrite Cava is spanned by several medieval bridges. One of those is part of a paper mill and is situated in the district "I Molini". It is a sandstone footbridge consisting of a...
Castellaccio di Bacciano
S. Romano di Garfagnana, località Villetta
The Bacciano fortified complex was perhaps one of the first castles to be placed on a height just above the valley floor; this was the valley's most ancient defence system, completed by other...
Castle of Altopascio
Famous for its "medieval hospitale" and for the chivalric order that derived from it, Altopascio develops north of the marshes of Bientina, near the small lake of Sibolla, marking the...
Castle of Montemagno
The road that climbs from Camaiore to Montemagno through the spectacular Freddana valley allows some magnificent views. Montemagno is a small, pretty village gathered around a church on the road to...
Castle of Porcari
Porcari is a small commune, autonomous since 1913, after centuries of dependence from nearby Capannori. Since the 1960's its economy is based on industry, in particular paper mills, that attract...
Castle of Rotaio
Capezzano Pianore, località Rotaio
In a dominant position on the route of the ancient Via Francigena, among the cultivated hills a vine and olive tree, Rotaio, enjoys an extraordinary charm. Its privileged position had to attract the...
Cathedral of San Martino
The church of San Martino is the cathedral of Pietrasanta; it faces the long square in front of the monumental church and convent of Sant'Agostino. Built immediately after the foundation of...
Cattedrale di San Martino di Lucca
San Martino, Lucca
The cathedral of San Martino in Lucca was built in the south-eastern corner of the Roman town. The façade is linked, through the bell tower, to the old building of the 'Opera del...
Chiesa collegiata di S. Andrea
Via Roma 16 Montecarlo Lucca
The Church was built in XIV century. It dominates the village, as it is the highest building of it. This is the reason why from its foundation, it was forbidden to go up to the roof, for preventing...
Church and Monastery of San Francesco
An important legacy, together with the near-by monastery, of the strong Franciscan following in the area in the 15th century, this church houses many valuable, Florentine, polychrome, glazed...
Church of Saints Giuseppe and Maria Maddalena
Parrocchia dei SS. Giuseppe e Maria Maddalena Pietrasanta, località Valdicastello Via Valdicastello Carducci 55045 Pietrasanta LU Italia
The new Parish Church of Valdicastello is above all noted for its interior furnishings which include works originally held at the Parish Church of Saints Giovanni and Felicita, such as a valuable...
Church of San Cristoforo
Via Fillungo, ., 55100 Lucca LU
The church of San Cristoforo is in the central part of the town, along via Fillungo. It is a basilica with three aisles and a roof supported by trusses. The façade, with rows of perfectly...
Church of San Paolino and San Donato
via San Paolino Lucca
San Paolino and San Donato's church is an example of a Renaissance church. It is in the homonymous street and it is known with San Paolino's name. In 1261, after the discovery of the...
Conferenze 2020 alla Fondazione Ragghianti
24th September - 169th November 2020
Via San Micheletto 3, Lucca
From Thursday 24th September a rich program of conferences organized as part of the celebrations for the 950 years of the Cathedral of Lucca at the Ragghianti Foundation. Participation in the...
Fortified town of Camaiore
Placed between the last ridges of the Apuan Alps and the sea, Camaiore's territory has many natural and historical attractions. The Municipality of Camaiore possesses many old churches, abbeys...
Fortified town of Castiglione
Castiglione di Garfagnana
Coming towards Castiglione already from afar it is possible to see the imposing walls that stretch for 750 meters, with a planimetric shape in the shape of an irregular quadrilateral. You enter the...
Fortified village of Cascio
Via delle Mura, 4, 55020 Cascio LU
To the south of Monteperpoli, on a terraced hill with grapevines, the imposing walls of Cascio dominate the bight where the Serchio enters its mid valley plain. Both thick and high, the walls are...
Fortress of Montalfonso
FORTEZZA DI MONT'ALFONSO, 55032 Castelnuovo di Garfagnana LU
The defensive complex of Mont'Alfonso qualifies as the most important military architectural emergency of the Garfagnana and dominates the underlying village of Castelnuovo from a hill of 453...
Fortress of Verrucole
Via del Forte, 25, 55038 Verrucole LU
The fortress of Verrucole, beautiful and imposing, is somewhat stretched along the north-east to south-west axis, on a hill above the village of San Romano Garfagnana in front of the Orecchiella...
Isola Santa Village
In Careggine, in the province of Lucca, there is Isola Santa, a small village consisting of a few stone houses with a slate roof and a very characteristic church that overlooks a recently built...
La Via Matildica del Volto Santo
A 285 kilometer long itinerary that crosses in 11 stages (with 3 variants) the territory of 3 Italian regions (Lombardy, Emilia, Tuscany) rich in culture, traditions and landscapes. From Mantua to...
Moon In The City
11st September - 4th October 2020
Casermetta San Paolino, Lucca
The first walking tour with live guide and immersive experience of Virtual Reality dedicated to the story of the conquest of the sky: from the walls of Lucca to the moon landing. A cultural,...
Oratory of the Guardian Angels
Via dell'Angelo Custode, Lucca
In the Angelo Custode street, in the historic center of Lucca, there is the homonymous Oratory, a small baroque jewel built in the mid-seventeenth century. The facade is quite sober and anonymous,...
Parish Church of Saints Giovanni Battista and Stefano
Chiesa San Giovanni Battista e San Stefano Camaiore, località La Pieve Piazza Don Renzo Gori 55041 Camaiore LU Italia
This extremely old and powerful Parish Church, well preserved in its 12th century appearance, was forced to give up power to the previously dependent Church of S. Maria after this was re-founded in...
Parish Church of San Giorgio in Brancoli
Pieve di Brancoli,Lucca
This building, along with the Church of S. Alessandro of Lucca and the Parish Church of Valdottavo, is one of the finest and most important examples of the new architectural and figurative language...
Via degli Asili 33, Lucca
In 1660 in Lucca, near the walls, Palazzo Pfanner was built. The building was commissioned by the Moriconi, members of the Lucca merchant patriciate. Due to the economic failure, however, in 1680 the...
Pieve dei Santi Quirico e Giulitta
With 10th century origins, this parish church was renovated in the 13th and 14th century, when it received its present day arrangement of nave and two side aisles. Abandoned following the development...
Pieve Santo Stefano
Pieve Santo Stefano, Lucca
The parish church of Santo Stefano was built during the 12th century with a three-nave plan with an apse: surrounded by olive groves, it dominates one of the most beautiful parts of the...
Pontaccio - Gallicano
The "Pontaccio" (old and broken-down bridge) of Gallicano spans the stream Turrite Cava at the place named after the bridge itself. It is a footbridge with a single round arch and, as its...
Ponte dell'Acquedotto (Waterworks Bridge) is sited just outside the historical centre of Barga and is a noteworthy building dating back to the second half of the 14th century. It has undergone...
Ponte della Madonna
Via Nicola Fabrizi, 16A, 55032 Castelnuovo di Garfagnana LU
The "Ponte della Madonna" (St. Mary's Bridge) spans the stream Turrite just outside the town centre of Castelnuovo Garfagnana, in the district "alla Barchetta". It is a...