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Spring monthly market in Barga Vecchia

Spring monthly market in Barga Vecchia

Every month we publish a series of images from the market held in Barga every second Sunday in the month. Some months there is a good influx of people, some…

Teatro Alfieri – Stàindùbatta and Esterina live

Teatro Alfieri – Stàindùbatta and Esterina live

  Stàindùbatta   Federico Bragaglia | Simone Tardelli | Alessio Vanni | Emanuele Bertucci   Il gruppo si chiama Stàindùbatta, che in garfagnino vuol dire “dove lo metti sta”, ed è composto da…

The first swallow of spring arrives in Barga

The first swallow of spring arrives in Barga

Today is the 5th April and it’s 12 degrees outside, scattered rain with a chill wind blowing in off the snow covered mountains around the city. Spring seems like a…

3 aprile – terzo aprilante

3 aprile – terzo aprilante

“Terzo aprilante quaranta dì durante, ma se il quarto ’un acconsente il terzo ’un conta niente” If it rains on April 3, (or maybe on the 4th) it rains for…

Steam train in Garfagnana

Steam train in Garfagnana

107 years ago the first steam train left Lucca and trundled up the newly laid railway lines travelling through Bagni di Lucca and then onto Barga before arriving triumphantly in…