The layout of the building is quadrangular and it has large angular hip rafters around the keep. It has many rooms, which extend over two floors. The fortress and surrounding property is surrounded by an impressive outer wall, which is characterized by a wide scarp. It was transformed into a residence at the turn of the last century.
After the State bought the property, it was completely restructured. It is currently the home of the Natural History Museum of Lunigiana, and is surrounded by a noteworthy natural park.
How to get there:
Motorway A15 La Spezia-Parma exit Aulla A-road 62 Cisa Railway Station: Aulla. By public transport: CAT, toll free number 800223010
Natural History Museum of Lunigiana
One of the most important centers of the area
Upon its conception, Aulla was a small city, built to defend the bridges and roads leading into the region of Lucca, Liguria and to the Cisa Pass: there were the years of the fame and success of the Via Francigena, a route used for trade and pilgrimage. ...Morekeyboard_backspace