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Ponte sulla Scesta
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Bridge over the Scesta

The bridge over the Scesta stream is situated near Palleggio, in the town of Bagni di Lucca

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Bagni di Lucca

It is a round-arched footbridge crossing the narrow gorge of the stream near the ancient cemetery. The bridge was built in sandstone by local masons, during the 14th century. Marks of subsequent restoration work to the bridge are clearly visible. It is in a reasonable state of preservation, although part of the parapet on the north side has collapsed.
Source: Lucca and its lands / www.luccapro.sns.it

Bagni di Lucca
A refined spa destination famous all over Europe
Probably dating back to Ancient Roman days, the spa destination Bagni di Lucca enjoyed its heyday in the eleventh century at the time of the countess Matilde di Canossa and became one of the most elegant spa towns in Europe in the nineteenth century. ...