Ferriera dei Barsi in Candalla
Monuments

The Barsi iron factory in Candalla

Celebrating generations of ironworkers

Camaiore

In Candalla, located in the municipality of Camaiore, there is an ancient iron factory where many generations of blacksmiths from the Barsi family forged iron. The public is invited to learn more about their work and history. The old hammer is still functioning and the ovens are the originals.

 

Camaiore
VILLAGES, PARISH CHURCHES AND ABBEYS BETWEEN THE SEA AND THE APUAN ALPS
Located in a wide valley at the foot of the Apuan Alps, Camaiore is a city with ancient foundations and owes its origins to the Romans, who, after establishing Lucca, set up outposts on the slopes of Monte Prana. Among these was Camaiore, whose name comes from the ancient toponym Campus Major, the large plain that linked Lucca to the port in Luni. ...
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