Lunigiana: All you need to know

Lunigiana owes its name to the town of Luni founded by the Romans in the 177 B.C. near the mouth of the river Magra. Today it identifies itself with the valley of the mentioned river and its affluents, while its historical border is more wide.

Lunigiana is situated between Tuscany and Liguria, whose peculiar features it reproposes especially in the landscape , in the cultures, in the architecture and in the friendliness of its people. A small and homogeneous region, rich in history, lights, colours, prestigious images ,with green sceneries ending with the Apuan peaks and the wide meadow of the Appennino Everywhere is possible to find the signs of the Italian and European history: from the prehistory to the Middle Age , to the Modern Age.

The area is characterized by a picturesque sequence of castles , Romanic churches, walled villages, noble an rural buildings which bear witness to the untouched cultural background. In every age in Val Di Magra , people and army contributed in the characterization of the structure of the settlements and of the defensive systems. Lunigiana is an ideal tourist place with its generally mild climate, relaxing environment, woody hills, full of fish rivers and modern facilities ( hotels, camping, tourist villages and farm holidays centres).

Every commune of the area has got its own attractions: museums, thermal waters , sport facilities, big complex calcareous caves (Grotte di Equi) , ski resorts(Zum Zeri) and trekking centres. Moreover a real surprise are the folklore , the traditions, the gastronomy and the local handicrafts. A very good motorway and railways network but also a minor road network enable the tourists to reach the wide sceneries of the Appennino , the alpine refuges and the ancient small villages. In short Lunigiana is a hospitable and full of resources land which can offer ideal stays and satisfy the peculiar interests and the tourists’ requests.

What to see in the Surroundings

We have selected 4 interesting things to see nearby.
If four are few and are not enough for you then read our posts , you will find many ideas to spend your holiday in Versilia with your family, alone, as a couple or with your friends.

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  • Weekly Market
    Monday Carrara
    Monday ( Avenue J.F.Kennedy ) Lido di Camaiore
    Thursday ( Promenade ) Lido di Camaiore
    Sunday ( Promenade ) Summer Only Lido di Camaiore
    Monday Seravezza
    Monday Bagnone
    Tuesday Massa
    Tuesday Cinquale
    Tuesday Viareggio
    Thursday ( Promenade & Centre ) Viareggio
    Saturday ( Marco Polo ) Viareggio
    Tuesday ( Piazza degli Alpini ) Capezzano Pianore
    Tuesday Massarosa
    Tuesday Fivizzano
    Wednesday ( Guglielmo Marco Square 8am 2pm ) Forte dei Marmi
    Wednesday Stiava
    Wednesday Pontremoli
    Thursday ( Statuto Square ) Pietrasanta
    Thursday Marina di Carrara
    Friday ( Oberdan Street ) Camaiore
    Friday Torre del Lago Puccini
    Friday ( Centre ) Marina di Massa
    Friday Villafranca Lunigiana
    Saturday ( Tonfano ) Marina di Pietrasanta
    Saturday Querceta
    Saturday Aulla
    Saturday Pontremoli
    Sunday ( From Easter until September, Guglielmo Marconi Square ) Summer Only Forte dei Marmi
    Sunday Torre del Lago Puccini
    Sunday Licciana Nardi
    Sunday Marina di Carrara
    Everyday ( Centre ) Partaccia
  • Clubs
    Nikki Beach Versilia - Via Lungomare Roma 96
    Marina di Pietrasanta
    Fuori di Massa - Via Lungomare di Ponente 70
    Marina di Massa
    Mora Mora - Viale Colombo, 259
    Lido di Camaiore
    La Bussola - Viale Roma, 44 (Lungomare) 55045
    Marina di Pietrasanta
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