History and Legends
In Garfagnana there are many things to do; you may embark on a series of activities like trekking, walking, mountain biking, or visit the amazing Grotta del Vento (Wind Grotto) together with the many beautiful medieval towns in the region.
It counts only 4 municipalities but there are several important destinations and attractions. Some of them are Careggine, Camporgiano, Castiglione di Garfagnana, Gallicano and Piazza al Serchio.
Garfagnana is also rich in history and legends. There are many stories about witches, goblins and devils!
Here you’ll find the famous Ponte della Maddalena o Devil's Bridge, that has a very particular shape. Its construction blends together history and legend.
The Ghost village of Garfagnana
In Garfagnana you will also find one of the most unique sights and attractions of all Italy, it’s the amazing Lake of Vagli. Hidden under the water of the lake there is a small ghost village.
During full moon nights you can still hear the bell's singing.
The little village was submerged by the dam's water in 1953. Every 10 years the dam is drained and the village comes back to life.