Photo © Ermete Cheli
Church of Saint Mary in Porcari
Places of worship

Church of Santa Maria in Porcari

A recent church that gathers a very ancient community

Ancient crossroads between the Via Francigena and Via Cassia
Porcari is nestled in the heart of the Lucca area, on the banks of the ancient lake of Sesto, once an important crossroads between the via Francigena and the via Cassia. Written records of the Castrum Porcari date back to 780, cited by a Lombard group that settled here after leaving Calci. ...
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