December Trivia

Barga, Culture, History|

We are approaching the last month of the year: December. Many people link this month to Christmas, but there... Read More → December Trivia

110th Anniversary of “The great Proletarian has risen”

Barga|

On 26 November is the 110th anniversary of the famous speech “The great Proletarian has risen”,... Read More → 110th Anniversary of “The great Proletarian has risen”

BargaJazz: a musical tradition

Barga|

We can give Barga multiple definitions, but above of all Barga is culture: in 1986 the Barga Jazz Festival, a... Read More → BargaJazz: a musical tradition

When is Befana coming?

Barga, Tradition|

“La Befana vien di notte con le scarpe tutte rotte”, literally “Befana comes by night with ruined... Read More → When is Befana coming?

A local speciality: the chestnut

Barga, Food|

The chestnut is very important and much used in dishes in Barga and Lucca. It is a fruit that fed thousands... Read More → A local speciality: the chestnut

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