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Itineraries Car and motorbike: Castiglione di Garfagnana - San Pellegrino in Alpe - Pieve Fosciana

From Castelnuovo, following the provincial road SP 72 of the Passo delle Radici (Radici Pass) you reach, after a few kilometres, Castiglione Garfagnana a fortified town. You can visit the fortress by booking at the Pro loco, it was defended by an ample circular wall.

After a few kilometres you come to Cerageto, Sassorosso and Casone di Profecchia, the winter sport locality along the Passo delle Radici (1529 m above sea level), where the road continues to the Emilian region. Driving to the right you reach S. Pellegrino in Alpe; where the panorama opens onto the valley and the Lucca plain. A must to visit is the historical museum "Don Luigi Pellegrini" and the Sanctuary with the remains of the Saints Pellegrino and Bianco.

The itinerary descends in the direction of Chiozza returning to Pieve Fosciana, where you can visit a still functioning water mill and the thermal spring of Prà di Lama, which has hot sulphurous water appreciated by the local people for its therapeutic properties.

Taking a short detour from Pieve Fosciana you can reach the Lago di Pontecosi (Pontecosi Lake) where you can relax and enjoy or participate in animated water events.

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