Filattiera

Filattiera is the old capital of the Byzantine dominion in Lunigiana; a village dating back to the Roman period was discovered near the church of Sorano. In the church of Sorano, elegant with its Lombard style shapes, there is a pre-Christian idol. In the military style (castrense) chapel of Saint George (San Giorgio), you can see: the VIII century stone that tells the story of a religious man who smashed the pagan idols, founded churches and converted the populations. Districts of the town to be visited:Caprio and Ponticello, full of medieval tower houses.

Region Tuscany
Zone Lunigiana
Area Filattiera
ZIP CODE 54023
District Massa-Carrara
Surface 48,78 km²
Inhabitants 2 315
Hamlets Caprio, Cavallana, Dobbiana, Gigliana, Lusignana, Migliarina, Ponticello, Rocca Sigillina, Scorcetoli, Serravalle
GPS 44°20′N 9°56′E

Useful Number

Emergency Tel. 118
Sea Emergency Tel. 1530
Emergency medical Service Tel. 118
Police Tel. 113
Carabinieri Tel. 112
Fire Fighters Tel. 115
Police Tel. 113

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