Local Museums

April 20th , 2011 → 12:46 am @ Susan

MUSEUMS IN THE AREA
There are several local Museums that are worth a visit.   Please note that most of the information in these museums is in Italian, although some have a little English.  For more information, click on either the name of the museum or the accompanying website link where available and use the translation function if necessary.  [...]

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Category : Day Trips / Historical / Local Interest

Must see in Florence

March 9th , 2010 → 8:44 pm @ Susan

Florence (Firenze) lies in the centre of Tuscany, about 60 to 70 minutes drive from Aulla.  Florence is the capital of Tuscany and was briefly the capital of the kingdom of Italy, between 1865-1871. It was ruled for long periods by the Medici family – between 1434-1494, 1512-1527 and 1530-1737 – and was a major [...]

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Towns of the Lunigiana

January 14th , 2010 → 4:20 am @ admin

Over 100 castles dot the Lunigiana landscape, made up of three valleys cut by rivers. Pristine medieval villages are tucked into hillsides, providing the perfect stop off points amidst the abundant hiking trails in the woods and along the ridge tops.
Pontremoli – once one of the richest and most powerful of Lunigiana cities, Pontremoli stands [...]

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Category : Day Trips / Historical / Local Interest