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Castelnuovo di Garfagnana

Castelnuovo di Garfagnana is a bustling town with road and rail links to Lucca, Pisa, Florence and the Versilia coast by Viareggio. National parks of the Apuan Alps and Appenines are an easy drive away and open up a whole host of walks, nature and sports for your enjoyment.

The history small village of Castelnuovo can be traced back to as early as 740AD but within a century, the village had become an important town with defensive walls and castles. Its location enabled it to establish itself as a transit point for traders and visitors travelling to the northern areas of Italy. Over the centuries, the defensive walls and castles were enlarged and improved. In 1924, Castelnuovo became part of the Province of Lucca.

Even today, the defensive walls of Castelnuovo di Garfagnana play an important role in everyday life in Castelnuovo di Garfagnana. The town walls contain the oldest parts of the town along with winding roads and small artisan shops. The more modern offices, residences, bars, restaurants and train station are outside of the walls.

Many local residents commute to work in Lucca, Pisa or Florence whilst a growing number are able to make a comfortable living from tourism or from the sale of artisan gifts and paintings.

Essential Castelnuovo di Garfagnana Information

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Afternoon cruise excursion to Pisa from Livorno

Hi eveyone of you docking on a cruise at the Port of Livorno!
Have you had an engaging day at the previous port of call and you want to have an easy morning on board and then do some activities in the afternoon?
Why not enjoying an afternoon visit to Pisa with your friends and family?

You'll be picked up by the driver on the peer at around 1pm with a 9 seats comfortable and air conditioned minivan. Eight seats maximum available for your party.

The  tour lasts 4 hours. We'll be back on the peer around 5pm.

from 590,67 US Dollar

2-Hour Self Drive Vintage Fiat 500 Experience with Breakfast or Gelato

These 2 hour tours of the hills surrounding the enchanting city of Florence will allow you to discover the true beauty of the countryside around Florence. You will enjoy a delicious Italian breakfast or ice-cream (depending on which tour it is), learn about the Florentine hills from your expert guide and experience breathtaking views on this wonderful adventure!

from 93,26 US Dollar

Carrara marble quarries and Lucca

After meeting the driver departing to Carrara, famous in the world for the pure white marble quality, we reach Fanti Scritti where passengers start the visit at the open air marble life museum. After an amusing visit (free entrance) passengers could take a seat on the local Jeep tour company (duration approximately 70 minutes, cost € 10,00 p.p.) they will visit the largest and unique scenery of the white marble quarries where Michelangelo got the white marble blocks for his masterpieces. Then drive to Lucca and visit of the old walls ring with possibility for lunch in one of the famous trattorie. 4pm drive back to the port

from 795,84 US Dollar

Pisa Half-Day Morning Tour from Florence

Visit Piazza dei Miracoli during this 6-hour morning tour lead be an authorized city guide. The beautiful walled area in Pisa is among the most spectacular monumental complexes in the world.

from 55,96 US Dollar
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