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Castiglione di Garfagnana

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The village of Castiglione di Garfagnana is immersed in the woods, surrounded by a rugged, almost wild nature: it is a historically borderline territory, the one in which this village rises, a territory whose landscape tells of a Tuscany that is different from the usual imagination, less gentle and hilly, wilder, more mountainous.

If Ludovico Ariosto described this area as 'land of wolves and brigands', today one is enchanted by its authentic beauty. And the town, rising on the top of a hill, tells the ancient story of past centuries: with its fortress, massive defensive walls, and towers, it evokes the signs of the Middle Ages when this was the most important castle of the Republic of Lucca defending the border with the Duchy of Modena on the road that crossed the Apennines from here to the lands of 'Lombardy'. Once a land to defend, today a land to fall in love..

Castiglione di Garfagnana

55033 Castiglione di Garfagnana LU, Italia

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