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Historical Buildings

The Collegiate Church of Santa Maria Assunta

The town of Camaiore hosts architectural gem

Collegiata Santa Maria Assunta e Torre Civica
Collegiata Santa Maria Assunta e Torre Civica - Credit: Courtesy of Camaiore Municipality
Villages, parish churches and abbeys amidst the sea and the Apuan Alps
Located in a wide valley at the foot of the Apuan Alps, Camaiore is a city with historic foundations and owes its origins to the Romans; after establishing Lucca, they 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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