The original bridge was built in sandstone by local masons in the 14th century. The bridge is not in use any more since the construction of a road bridge, which stands above it.
Source: Lucca and its lands / www.luccapro.sns.it
A borderland dominated by mountains and fortifications
Fosciandora has always been a borderland, and it still is today for the historic regions of the Garfagnana and Lucchesia (nor is it far from the border with Emilia Romagna), but in time, it was the main border between the municipalities of Massa, Lucca, Pisa, Florence, Ferrara and Modena: it was under the domain of various rulers for centuries, who fought each other for the land, at times ...Morekeyboard_backspace