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Music in the piazza at Da Aristo

Barga Vecchia at night time

Music in the piazza at Da Aristo

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Barga Vecchia at night

Barga Vecchia at night

some black and white images taken in Barga Vecchia by moonlight

some black and white images taken in Barga Vecchia by moonlight

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Easter decorations in Barga Vecchia

Easter decorations in Barga Vecchia

Garibaldi looks on some stunning Easter decorations which have appeared in the piazza overnight

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Urban cycling in Barga Vecchia

Gianluca Guidi showing no fear of steep steps

Gianluca Guidi showing how it is done with some masterly riding with soundtrack by Aristodemo Casciani playing in Da Aristo di Togneri Lorenzo

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L’alcova interior design closing in Barga Vecchia

L’alcova interior design closing in Barga Vecchia

another shop closing in Barga Vecchia

The L’alcova interior design and furnishing company who have for a number of years a small exhibition space in Barga Vecchia containing some of their emblematic hand finished furniture and fittings that have made the L’alcova designs highly sought after in Italy and beyond are finally calling it a day and shutting up shop here […]

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Barga Vecchia: sit up and take notice

Barga Vecchia: sit up and take notice

new street furniture by the architect Massimiliano Lanciani raising eyebrows in the city.

The architect Massimiliano Lanciani has been working around in Barga and this area for a few years now there is another side to the man which is not really to do with bricks walls and doors … it has more to do with something that it deeply inherent in the man – his sense of […]

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Tarot reading at Da Aristo’s in Barga Vecchia

Tarot reading at Da Aristo’s in Barga Vecchia

Every Friday night at 7pm at Da Aristo's bar in Barga Vecchio people are arriving to see for themselves Tarot card reading in action.

Paola Marchi is there every Friday offering to share her 13 years experience of reading Tarot cards. Many involved in occult and divinatory practices attempt to trace the lineage of the Western tarot to ancient Egyptian antiquity and divine hermetic wisdom.The tarot deck first appeared in a complete form (trumps, suits, etc.) in the courtly […]

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New Years Eve: Restaurants full in Barga Vecchia

New Years Eve: Restaurants full in Barga Vecchia

crisis - what crisis?

As can be seen from the images above, the economic crisis is with us but when it comes to certain events, nothing can stop certain traditions… celebrating with friends on New Years Eve is one of those events. All of the restaurants in Barga vecchia were full this evening with clients and/or private parties as […]

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Music at Da Aristos in Barga Vecchia

Music at Da Aristos in Barga Vecchia

It was one of those unannounced events which happen every now and again in Barga … no publicity, no warning but as if by magic, 5 musicians turned up with their instruments, sat down by the log fire and started to play. Anybody who happened to be passing could enjoy the moment and then less […]

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Halloween at Da Aristos bar in Barga Vecchia

old and new technology and old and new ways of thinking

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Fabrizio Gianni exhibition

Fabrizio Gianni exhibition

The painter Fabrizio Gianni opened an exhibition of his work today at the conservatorio Santa Elisabetta in Barga 3rd – 24th October conservatorio Santa Elisabetta in Barga Vecchia. The exhibition will stay open until the 24th October and features paintings from Fabrizio stretching back over the decades that he has been active.

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Apartment for sale in Barga Vecchia

Apartment for sale in Barga Vecchia

want to live the Tuscan dream ?

Something that we would not normally publish on barganews but why not …. anybody out there interested in an apartment which is for sale here in Barga Vecchia? A friend has a second floor, two bedroom apartment of 66 square metres which he wishes to sell here in the Centro Storico of Barga. The price is […]