May Trivia


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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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