The Cinque Terre

Starting the High Lunigiana, the first step is to do in the village of Pontremoli. Here you need a visit to the castle Piagnaro with the Museum of the Statue Stele and down to Piazza Duomo and Piazza della Repubblica, divided by Campanone. Finally, continue to Via Cavour to the tower and the tower of Seratti of Castelnuovo, next to the oratory of Our Lady.
From Pontremoli climb to Zeri, famous for its lush greenery, woods, fields and the quality of its gastronomy. Zeri is dotted with many stone villages that come back to life in the summer. Nearby, on the right side of the Magra, he rises Mulazzo, home of Bancarelvino, with the tower of Dante, the elegant buildings, the gateway to the village and the aqueduct Malaspina. Continuing the trip along the main road of the Cisa, taking in Filattiera: at the foot of the old town is the ancient Pieve di Sorano, Romanesque monument of great importance. In the high country instead, following the ancient Via Francigena, there is the castle entrance, the church of Santa Maria and the tower and the church of San Giorgio. Continuing Villafranca, here is the old town that stretches from the Ethnographic Museum of Lunigiana, near the bridge over the river Bagnone, to the ruins of a castle of Malnido, passing by the church of St. Nicholas. Then we head towards Bagnone, with beautiful well preserved historical center, crossed by the river of the same name, with the upper bunk.
Still along the main road of the Cisa, with the river Magra on the right, you come to Aulla, with the Abbey of San Caprasio and the Natural History Museum of Lunigiana, housed in the Brunella Fortress. Going beyond the Magra to Podenzana, it is essential to taste the famous panigacci. In neighboring Tresana, you can admire the ruins of the castle and the nearby church, while the other side of the river is Licciana Nardi, home to a castle, city walls and the church of Saints James and Christopher. From Licciana, then we move to Comano, in the foothills of the Apennines, with the remains of the castle and beautiful mountain villages.
In eastern Lunigiana to the Apuan Alps and, not to lose instead Casola in Lunigiana, where you can visit the Museum of the Territory and the tower. Near Equi Terme, with caves and spas. We are already in the territory of Fivizzano, the Florence of Lunigiana, with the square and the Source Medici, the Printing Museum and the ancient walls. Finally, towards the sea, it is located Fosdinovo, the last destination of the trip before entering Liguria, where you can visit the Malaspina castle, still owned by the family Malaspina. Also worth seeing is the church of San Remigio and the Oratorio dei Bianchi.