Ponte sul Canal Grande
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Bridge over the Canal Grande

The bridge over the Canal Grande is situated in Taverna, in the town of Gallicano

Gallicano

It is one of the rare medieval bridges in the Serchio Valley, consisting of a single pointed arch. The footbridge was built in sandstone and is crossed by the ancient road running from Taverna to Fiattone. Its construction was carried out by local masons in the 14th century. The bridge is in a poor state of preservation because the two parapets have fallen down.
Source: Lucca and its lands / www.luccapro.sns.it

Gallicano
A BORDERLAND OF GREEN FORESTS WORTH GETTING LOST IN
Gallicano has been a borderland since the Middle Ages, either rebellious or ruled but also involved in the contrasting interests of three states: the Republic of Lucca; the House of Este in Garfagnana; and the Signoria fiorentina, which has been wedged between Lucca and Este lands since 1347, taking control of Barga. ...
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