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Pieve Fosciana

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ANCIENT THERMAL BASIN

Pieve Fosciana is positioned in the heart of Garfagnana in his flat, surrounded by mountain reliefs of Apuane.

The village was founded in Roman times, when it began to be structured to be populated from a.d. 764 In that year it was built the Chiesa di Santa Maria, the only religious building in Garfagnana that allowed to baptize babies. Following this, Pieve Fosciana became a city very important.

The busiest place of the village is the Source Lake Prà di Lama, an ancient thermal basin, a few steps from the historic centre. Today these special baths are popular for the beneficial waters, considered ideal for treating pains.

 

Traditions and typical products

In Pieve Fosciana the most important event is the Festa della Libertà, first celebrated in 1369 during the liberation of Lucca and today even religious festival to commemorate the SS. Annunziata.

Another traditional event is Burning the Carnival, in which he sets fire to a puppet and he rings the Bell to welcome to lent.

Typical local dishes are Tuscan ravioli stuffed with ricotta and spinach and steak, Tuscan specialties which can be enjoyed on the occasion of village festivals.

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