Lunigiana and Garfagnana
Lunigiana and Garfagnana are two adjoining lands of extraordinary and intact beauty; two lands where life still flows as a time and on the rhythm of nature, two places rich in history and traditions, customs and folklore, good and genuine cuisine.
The best location of Lunigiana Garfagnana, interesting destinations for those who spend holidays in Tuscany, can be easily reached from the Camping in Marina di Massa.
Lunigiana, which owes its name to the ancient Roman city of Luni, is a vast territory that stretches along the pond of the river Magra and includes several municipalities in the province of Massa Carrara, and in that of La Spezia; it is a land populated by numerous castles and fortresses, large green valleys and medieval villages.
To remember between monuments and villages: The Fortress of Brunella in Aulla, the Malaspina Castle of Fosdinovo, Fortress Verrucola in Fivizzano, the beautiful medieval towns of Virgoletta and Filetto in Villafranca, the Castle of Bastia in Licciana Nardi.
Among the typical products of Lunigiana: the Bigliolo bean , Treschietto onion , Fivizzano wheel apple , bread from Vinca, the marocca of Casola, Zeri potato, Zeri lamb, olive oil and honey , mushrooms and chestnuts.
Garfagnana is a territory that stretches along the pond of the river Serchio in the province of Lucca.
Garfagnana is an area rich in forests, green valleys, villages and castles.
Among the monuments and villages to visit: the Rocca Ariostesca of Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, the Fortress of Castruccio Castracani in Camporgiano, the Church of St. Jacopo in Gallicano, the village of Minucciano, the village of Pieve Fosciana, Borgo San Romano in Garfagnana, the Borgo di Vergemoli.
Among the typical products of Garfagnana: the Formenton Otto File flour , the chestnut flour, spelled, mountain cheeses, trout, mushrooms, sausages and potato bread.