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Barga Vecchia – December market

Barga Vecchia – December market

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 months less. In amongst the usual Barbie dolls, bric a brac, Mussolini busts and religious icons, this month there has started to arrive some Christmas […]

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Daily Image – 8th December 2019

Daily Image – 8th December 2019
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Bell ringers – Doppio dell’Immacolata

Bell ringers – Doppio dell’Immacolata

Il primato spetta alla "Maria", la campana piccola del 1580, che suonerà il suo 437° doppio. Seguono staccate le altre 2 campane, la "Concetta" chiamata così in onore dell'Immacolata Concezione e la "S. Cristoforo", Patrono di Barga.

The traditional religious festival of the Immaculate Conception, held every year on the eighth of December would not be complete in Barga without the sound of the bells in the Duomo ringing out over the city for one solid hour the night before on the 7th December – the  so called “Doppio dell’Immacolata”  and tonight […]

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Daily Image – 7th December 2019

Daily Image – 7th December 2019
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Barga in Cioccolato 2019

Barga in Cioccolato 2019

Barga Chocolate festa opens - is it a drug, is it a food, is it a luxury or is it a necessity ?

The fourteenth annual Barga chocolate festa – Barga in Cioccolato opened this Saturday morning on a cold but occasionally sunny wintery day with the organisers having high hopes that this year the weather is not going to take a negative tone as in other years – rain was not forecast and as the day went on, the sun did actually peep […]

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Daily Image – 6th December 2019

Daily Image – 6th December 2019
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The arches of La Ripa finally restored

The arches of La Ripa finally restored

CONCLUSIONE LAVORI AGLI ARCHI DELLA RIPA

There has been a scar that spoils Barga, ruining that picture postcard that has made it so famous in the world –  a deep gash in the arches of the Ripa The arches dating back to the ’30s were built in order to contain the possible landslides of that ridge, on the top of which there […]

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Daily Image – 5th December 2019

Daily Image – 5th December 2019
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Daily Image – 4th December 2019

Daily Image – 4th December 2019
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Daily Image – 3rd December 2019

Daily Image – 3rd December 2019
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Daily Image – 2nd December 2019

Daily Image – 2nd December 2019
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Daily Image – 1st December 2019

Daily Image – 1st December 2019