May Trivia

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May has arrived and has brought both sunny and rainy days! While the weather may remain unstable, there are... Read More → May Trivia

110th anniversary of Giovanni Pascoli’s Death

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Wednesday 6 April will be the 110th anniversary of Giovanni Pascoli’s death, the great poet. From 1895, he... Read More → 110th anniversary of Giovanni Pascoli’s Death

Barga’s Mysteries: the “Scacciaguai” sculpture

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In Barga’s Old Town Centre, walking along via di Mezzo, between the Porta Reale gate and the Differenti... Read More → Barga’s Mysteries: the “Scacciaguai” sculpture

March Trivia

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Today let’s talk about March, the month in which Spring begins, the birds start tweeting and the fields... Read More → March Trivia

February Trivia

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February is a winter month rich in events and traditions, even if not everyone is aware of them. Let’s... Read More → February Trivia

Barga: The most Scottish town in Italy

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Barga and Scotland have a very strong bond caused by a long history of emigration which began at the end of... Read More → Barga: The most Scottish town in Italy

Anthony the Great

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17 January is the feast day of Anthony the Great, patron saint of Fornaci di Barga. Let’s find out more... Read More → Anthony the Great

Eating Befana

Barga, Culture, Food|

Befanini, often called Befana, are typical biscuits in the Lucca area and there is a typical version from... Read More → Eating Befana

Opera Barga Festival

Barga, Culture, Events|

The Opera Barga Festival was organised for the first time in 1967. This project was created by Peter Hunt and... Read More → Opera Barga Festival

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

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