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Este Fortress, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana

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  • It has been more than 400 years since veins built the fortress of Mont'Alfonso, above Castelnuovo di Garfagnana-Lucca as defensive garrison of the Duchy of Ferrara, and in the end, after a succession of owners and a forfeiture of the structure itself, thanks to the province of Lucca, was made an impressive restoration work until it becomes a source of pride for the entire cultural and economic Valley of Garfagnana.
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  • Good morning, Majesty and tranquility are the prerogatives of this place where anywhere you look out come pervaded by a sense of freedom and bliss.
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  • It was designed, at the turn of the sixteenth century, as the last stronghold of the Duchy of Ferrara to guard the border with the neighbouring lucchese. Built between 1579 and 1586 qualifies today as the most important architectural work of Garfagnana estense. The space of the fortress with its 1200 meters of walls and six hectares hosting concerts, shows, conventions, food and wine events and fairs that express a unique flavor. Bel panorama
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