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Rocca di Lucchio, Bagni di Lucca

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Reviews
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  • Being with a large group of artists, Lucchio was one of the highlights of a stellar retreat in Tuscany. Just everywhere you look there are outstanding vistas and fascinating 'street' scenes. The clamb...  more »
  • Peaceful walk through a sleepy village to the castle ruins at the top of the hill with views for miles around. Lots of cats.  more »
  • Drive up and down is narrow, with places with few passing points, and quite dramatic drops in places. Village is car free so park up at road end. Village is not deserted but quite thriving with people...  more »
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  • From the Rocca of Lucchio embraces a vast panorama with particular emphasis on the Valley of Lima, on Black and Leap about Lucchio. The fortress is to peak over the river Lima and look out on the cliff puts almost AWE: it is formed by the ruins of a mighty walls placed atop a steep relief, which overlooks the Valley of the river Lima. It has an irregular plan as it adapts to the difficult topography of the territory: the circuit of the walls close a limited portion of land, now uncultivated and occupied by trees and shrubs; on the one hand, that naturally defended by the presence of the almost vertical cliff of the rock face, is unmanned. The walls themselves are of varying heights vertical and built in blocks of stone walls in rows or so regulars mediaeval technique: in different parts are visible collapse and subsequent remakes so as you read some consolidation of the walls by creating support external buttresses. Within the walls are still the remains of the foundations and walls emerging from the ground of the building that was the headquarters of the garrison.
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  • Beautiful view from the fortress, we recommend closed shoes and soles not smooth since the climb is irregular
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