What to See and Do
Barga, like most Italian towns has its own celebrations- among which the most important are its patron saint’s day in July for which they organize the Opera Festival
. The Fish and Chip festival
is also greata fun, following their love for everything English-related, and is also held in the same month lasting 10 days.
town itself is very picturesque with narrow streets to wander, archways, century-old stone walls, and attractive little piazzas. The
old part of town directs you downwards towards the cathedral
erected between the 900s and the 1300s and whose pulpit was created by the
sculptor Guido Bigarelli in the 13th century.
The Tourist information office
will provide you with much more information about what is going on at a given time in the region.
Tuscany Walking also organizes guided hikes for up to 12 people which leave from Barga to the Garfagnana and the Apuane Alps
The village of Lucignano
is a recommended place to visit during a stay in the region. It sits atop a hill between Bagni di Lucca
and Barga. On the way enjoy the view of Montefegatesi and as you approach
Lucignano, you will feel as if you´re travelling back in time: narrow
lanes, cobbled squares and stone walls abound.