Ponte di Crasciana

Crasciana Bridge

This old bridge spans the Purioni stream near Crasciana, in the town of Bagni di Lucca

Via S. Frediano, 18, 5

It is a round-arched footbridge built in the first half of the 14th century. The bridge is situated in a beautiful valley, flanked by steep hills covered in chestnut trees. It was built in sandstone by local masons. It is in a satisfactory state of preservation. Due to the partial collapse of the parapet on the north-side, it is advisable to cross the bridge cautiously.
Source: Lucca and its lands / www.luccapro.sns.it

Bagni di Lucca
An elegant health spa that is famous all over Europe
The hot spring waters of Bagni di Lucca, which probably date back to Roman times, became famous as early as the twelfth century in the days of the Countess Matilde di Canossa. Bagni di Lucca went on to become one of the most important health spas in Europe, constituting an elite spot for European tourism long before popular Mediterranean beach resorts took over the limelight from this corner ...