The Lake of Gramolazzo is a hydroelectric basin built in the 1950s, with a dam on the course of the Serchio di Gramolazzo River, the Apuan branch of the river that forms the Garfagnana valley. It also collects the waters of the Acqua Bianca stream that comes from the village of Gorfigliano and feeds the [...]
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Sanctuary of Madonna della Guardia

The white Sanctuary, built towards the end of the 19th century, is nestled in the green meadows of the Argegna plateau, just above the Foce dei Carpinelli. Here the statue of the Madonna della Guardia is still venerated today and it is placed in protection of the lands of Garfagnana and Lunigiana. Behind the Sanctuary [...]
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Hermitage of Beata Vergine del Soccorso

The Sanctuary of the Madonna del Soccorso is located 2 Km far from Minucciano on a pass that was once a place of passage for those who wanted to reach Pieve San Lorenzo and the Lunigiana, descending from the Garfagnana. The hermitage is still inhabited today by a small community of Augustinian hermits. The current [...]
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Museo dell’Identità dell’Alta Garfagnana Olimpio Cammelli

The Museum inaugurated on May 16, 2009 is located next to the "Old Church", on the top of the "Colle di Casa" where the "Castle" and the "Old Village of Gorfigliano" once stood and is part of the Ecomuseo dell'Alta Garfagnana. In 1983, at the behest of the parish priest Don Alberto Bartolomei, work began [...]
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Chiesa Vecchia or old castle of Gorfigliano

Originally, the village of Gorfigliano rose around the ancient castle, still called "Casa", not far from the current inhabited center. The Castle of Lombard origin stands on a hill at a height of 730 m. asl. where the old cemetery still stands today. Over the years it has undergone various renovations starting from the oldest [...]
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