Crossed by the ancient Via Francigena, Lunigiana is an area
extending from the Apennines to the mouth of the Magra river. This area,
belonging in part to Tuscany and in part to Liguria, is rich in mediaeval
history: castles, Romanesque churches and ancient villages of
extraordinary beauty dot the landscape making it difficult to choose what
Aulla - Filetto - Licciana
Nardi - Pontremoli - Villafranca.
What makes this area special is the wealth of history
dating from prehistoric times to the Middle Ages. In fact, this small but
attractive region has over the centuries been dominated by various groups
of people, each settlement leaving traces of their presence.
In addition, in the museum in Pontremoli you can admire
the stela statues dating back to 3000 BC.
The Lunigiana cuisine is well known. Several restaurants and 'trattorie'
have maintained the old culinary traditions, based on mushrooms, sausages