Pontremoli The Essential
This small town at the confluence of the Magra and Verde rivers was once a meeting point for travelling booksellers. It is therefore no surprise that it was in Pontremoli that the famous Bancarella literary prize was launched. The town's Piagnaro castle houses a fine collection of amazing anthropomorphic sculptures that bear witness to a civilisation about which little is known. The La Lunigiana region is also renowned for its culinary specialities, such as focaccette (savoury pies).
This region runs along the River Magra,
The emblematic tower, situated between