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Itineraries Car and motorbike: Piazza al Serchio - Altopiano dell'Argegna - Giuncugnano - Sillano

From Piazza al Serchio, the commercial centre of the high valley, following the SR 445 road to the Passo dei Carpinelli (Carpinelli Pass), you travel through ample cultivated fields of “farro” (spelt), the cereal which has been recognized with the with the official I.G.P. hallmark, used in many of the local Garfagnana dishes.

After the Pass you descend into the Lunigiana valley, famous for its castles, and the mysterious Statue Steli (Steli Statues), further up you come to the plateau of Argegna with its Madonna della Guardia; a white Sanctuary situated on the great high field.

After the visit of archaeological site of the ancient Ospitale di Tea, you reach Giuncugnano, from where, following the main road to Magliano and Ponteccio you come to the centre of the Parco Nazionale dell’Appenino (Appenine National Park). Here you find great forests extending in all directions. Nearby are the villages of Dalli di Sopra and Dalli di Sotto leading to Sillano and the SP Pradarena road.

If you take a short journey upwards you reach the historical Pradarena Pass which connects the Garfagnana region to the Reggio Emilia Province, whereas if you descend, you terminate the itinerary at Piazza al Serchio.

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