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Ponte Nero
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Nero Bridge

Ponte Nero (Black Bridge) spans the narrow and deep gorge of the Lima stream, in the hamlet of Scesta, in the district of Bagni di Lucca

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Bagni di Lucca

The water flow has produced rock-erosion and many large pools of stunning turquoise water have been formed near the bridge. The sandstone and round-arched bridge was built in the 14th century by local masons. A chapel with a porch was built near the bridge, as was customary and divine protection was thus invoked to help finish and protect the bridge.
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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. ...