Towns

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Towns 2018-04-12T12:33:20+00:00

Lucca

Lucca is one of the major historical cities in Italy, famous all over the world for its walls (15th-17th century) that surround the whole city. The walls, which are now a park where it is possible to have a lovely walk, are among the best preserved in the world.

for more information Città di Lucca

Florence

University city and UNESCO world heritage site, it is considered the starting point of the Italian Renaissance and one of the most beautiful cities in the world thanks to its museums and monuments, like the Cathedral, Santa Croce, The Uffizi Gallery, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria and Palazzo Pitti.

for more information Città di Firenze

Siena

This city is universally known for its artistic and cultural heritage, for its beautiful landscape and for the famous Palio di Siena. For these reasons in 1995 it was declared a Unesco world heritage site.

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Pisa

Among the most important monuments of the city is the famous Piazza del Duomo, called Piazza dei Miracoli, declared a World Heritage Site, with the Cathedral built in white and colored marble, with the bronze portal of San Ranieri, the pulpit by Giovanni Pisano .
In the square stands the characteristic Leaning Tower, bell tower of the twelfth century, 56 m high, which acquired its characteristic inclination ten years after the beginning of its construction, today one of the most famous Italian monuments in the world.

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Pietrasanta

Capital of historical Versilia, it is a center for the processing of marble and bronze of international importance, a crossroads of sculptors from all over the world.
Thanks to a historic center full of monuments and well cared for, the country has over time taken the face of a real city of art,
with numerous galleries and great seasonal exhibitions on the Piazza del Duomo and in the Church of Sant’Agostino.

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Volterra

The city, famous for the extraction and processing of alabaster, preserves a noteworthy historical center of Etruscan origin (from this era the Porta all’Arco remains, beautifully preserved, the Porta Diana, which preserves the blocks of the jambs; of the city walls, built with cyclopean blocks of local stone, the Acropolis, where there are two temples, various buildings and some cisterns, and numerous hypogea used for the burial of the dead), with Roman ruins and medieval buildings such as the Cathedral, the Medici Fortress and the Palazzo dei Priori on the homonymous square, the nerve center of the town.

for more information comune di Volterra

Barga

Located in the middle Serchio valley, on the left side of the river, at 410 meters above sea level, Barga is a characteristic village of Garfagnana which boasts Ligurian origins.
The whole area of Lucca, and in particular the Garfagnana, represent an area strongly linked to the Lombard past. The history of these areas is also strongly linked to the companies of the condottiere Castruccio Castracani.
Rich in medieval hamlets very well preserved over time, today Barga is a tourist destination that offers its visitors countless aspects worthy of historical, artistic, architectural interest and of pure and simple taste: from cooking to craftsmanship to music.

for more information comune di Barga