Have you ever heard about Barga? If not, hop in your car and head over there now! This Tuscan hidden gem is a medieval town nestled in the heart of the Serchio Valley, the main town of the “Media Valle” (mid-valley) in the province of Lucca. Barga is located in the Tuscan-Apennine hills at 410 meters above sea level, dominated by the Pania della Croce, a mountain in the Apuan Alps. For its historical, artistic and touristic importance, Barga has received several awards, including "One of the Most Beautiful Villages in Italy," "Orange Flag Touring Club" and "Cittaslow," all leading standards in the tourism industry.