Garfagnana: the ideal destination for nature lovers

Aug 21, 2018 262

Tuscany is one of the most varied regions of Italy, thanks to the different sceneries and geographical areas it offers: sea, countryside and mountains. However, there is an area which may not be on the most beaten of tracks, but is well worth a visit: Garfagnana. Garfagnana is situated near the province of Lucca, between the Apuane Alps and the Tuscan-Emilian Appennines. It includes 16 small villages, the most famous of which is Castelnuovo di Garfagnana.

This region presents a breathtaking landscape, created by the beauty of its uncontaminated nature, its mountains and lakes. It is, in fact, its wealth of waters, that makes Garfagnana one of the major areas of hydroelectric energy production in the country.  Proof of it, the presence within its territory of one of the largest artificial lakes in Italy, the lake of Vagli.

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