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    Ancient villages

  
  If you love history the Lunigiana is
     the place for you;
     the territory is littered with ancient
     villages, castles and churches.
     Each with his story, each with his own
     feature and some even with stories of
     ghosts and knights ...

     In the pictures:

      Mulazzo
      Montereggio
      Ponticello
      Filetto
      Castevoli
Pontremoli castello
Mulazzo
La Costa di Gavedo - localitÓ Gavedo - 54026 Mulazzo - MS - Toscana - Italy - tel. (+39) 3389050592  / info@lacostadigavedo.it 
La Costa di Gavedo-Lunigiana-Toscana
Museo Statue stele
Lerici Mare
Luni - strada
 
 

   





     Museums and churches

    
The History of Lunigiana is well
     represented;

     Museum of Stele Statues in 
     Pontremoli
     https://www.statuestele.org
  
     Ethnographic Museum in Villafranca
   
     Museum of the Caves of Equi
     https://www.grottediequi.it/
   
     The Pieve di Filatiera
     The Sanctuary of the Madonna del
     Monte
     In La Spezia the Naval Museum

  

   
   Castles

     Many castles scattered along the way
     Francigena, in Lunigiana.
   
     Ancient and strategic points of observation of
     the control over the territory.
   
     Some were real military fortresses,
     others were the residences of Lords, and
     yet the testimony of wealth
     of the powerful family that owned them.

     in the pictures:
   Castles of Pontremoli,
    Castles of Aquila,
    Fortresse of Aulla,
    Castles of Castevoli,
    Castles of Malgrate,
    Castles of Fosdinovo,
    Castles of Lusuolo,
    Castles of Terziere.

    There is a specific site where they are indicated
     opening days and hours:
    www.istitutovalorizzazionecastelli.it
 

   

   Il Parco Nazionale delle
            Cinqueterre
  
offers spectacular scenery.

  
 


 
The five countries;
    Riomaggiore
    Manarola
    Corniglia
    Vernazza
    Monterosso
    they are easy to reach with
    the train.
    The use of the car is not recommended
    especially in the seasons
    spring and summer for the many
    tourists.

     As an alternative to the train, for lovers
     of the sea, there is the possibility
     to use the ferry:



www.parconazionale5terre.it
www.navigazionegolfodeipoeti.it

    Art City

   








   
A few kilometers away some
   of the most beautiful
   Italian cities;
           
    Pisa
    Firenze
    Lucca
    Sarzana
    Parma


   City by the sea


   









    A few kilometers :
           
    Lerici
    Porto Venere
    La Spezia
    Massa-Carrara
  



    Ancient Cites...

   










 




  

  In the photos the remains of Luni