La Garfagnana, in the province of Lucca, is one of the greenest areas in Italy. To make this area so special and attractive are its woods, its medieval castles, its nature reserves and its folk and picturesque villages. Located between the Versilia and the Apuan Alps, the Garfagnana attracts thousands of tourists every year from all over Italy and the world.
In these pages we often speak of Saints, on the other hand Lucca is the city of the 100 Churches is the nickname of sure is not accidental. We have already talked about Santa Zita and San Riccardo and today we will talk about another saint not well known in Lucca and outside: San Davino.
Viareggio is a beautiful Italian city located in the province of Lucca, in Tuscany. A corner of the Versilia sand known above all for the carnival, the sea and the timeless melodies of Giacomo Puccini.
The funeral monument of Ilaria del Carretto is a sculptural work that can be found in the sacristy of the Cathedral of San Martino in Lucca. It was made by Jacopo della Quercia on commission by Paolo Guinigi for his deceased wife on December 8th, 1405.
The next 7 July in Lucca will be held a more unique event that rare: to sing on the stage of the Tuscan capital in fact there will be the most requested rock band of the moment or the Hollywood Vampires.
The Gorillaz at the Lucca Summer Festival: the only date in Italy. The virtual band born from the intuition of Damon Albarn and the cartoonist Jamie Hewlett, seems to have already done almost sold out in what will be the only Italian date. The Gorillaz will perform on July 12th starting at 9:30 pm on the stage of Piazza Napoleone.
Three regions meet, almost embracing in perpetuating a line that ends the path of the Apennines from the south to the north to start the Alpine arc, the Apuane of the Orecchiella Park in the Province of Lucca. This area is the Garfagnana, still in Tuscany but ready to feel the breath, the breezes of Liguria La Spezia or the Emilia of Castelli, the villages perched on the border.