One of the 100 most beautiful villages in Italy, important medieval town that was protected under the liberal influence of Florence has seen the rise of beautiful and important historic buildings. Even more important and architecturally unique is the Duomo of Barga, made from the X century up to the sixteenth century.
You must not forget to visit the Convent of Saint Elisabeth, and Saint Francis´ s., unique in it´ s examples of it´ s religious symbols made from Robbiane clay, (School of Andrea from Robbia); the theatre XVII° century (Teatro dei Differenti), Pancrazzi´ s Palace and many more luxurious palaces and villas. At Four kms from Barga, you can find the small village of Castelvecchio Pascoli, the home and place of death of the poet Giovanni Pascoli.
Visit the Garfagnana, from Castelnuovo, G., Monte Fortress Afon down to Orecchiella Natural Park, are easily accessible by car or mountain bike.
..and MUCH MORE!
L´ Orrido di Botri is a very particular place to visit, it is a small natural canyon, excavated from the a rock in the Torrente Fegana, only a few kms from Tiglio, le ripide dell´ Ania, (Ania´ s falls), reachable on foot, and the Grotta del Vento, (the Wind Grotto).
The Ponte del Diavolo, (the Devil´ s Bridge) otherwise called Ponte della Maddalena, (Maddalena´ s bridge), goes back to the X° century, it will impress you for its architectural lines which crosses the river Serchio.
The famous art cities such as Lucca, Pisa and Florence may be visited by train or car.
Finally, the sea, Viareggio whose beach is well known to all for its beauty is animated by the Carnival and nightlife in vogue since the ´60s.
In winter the most popular ski resorts of Central Italy may be reached: Abetone, about 1 hour and fifteen minutes by car and le Radici about 1 hour by car.