Ponte Maggio

Maggio Bridge

Ponte Maggio (Maggio Bridge) spans the Lima stream in the town of Bagni di Lucca

Bagni di Lucca

Because it was situated at the bottom of the valley leading to the territory of Pistoia, the bridge was of significant strategic importance during the Middle Ages. It has a round-arched and imposing carriageway and is part of the road to Casoli. It was built by local masons using sandstone as building material, during the 14th century.
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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 ...