Food & Culture

Medieval villages and castles

 travel back to the Middle Ages visiting charming hamlets and hilltop castles. Take a walk around the historic centre of Fivizzano, a noble town that underwent the Medici domination and where some of the first books worldwide were printed. Visit the room of ancient books and the museum dedicated to the weather forecaster Edmondo Bernacca. Other suggested villages: Verrucola, Filetto, Ponticello, Bagnone, Mulazzo,Gragnola e Pontremoli. Choose a guided tour from the calendar on Visit Lunigiana.

Food & Wine experience

Agribottega del Gusto is a haven for food enthusiasts where you can enjoy a true food experience.
Here you can taste and buy direct all sorts of local specialties.
Book your tasting experience now. Menu for 2 people starting from 40 euro.

Agricola Monastero dei Frati Bianchi

 in Monte dei Bianchi (close to Equi Terme), Agriturismo Castel del Piano in Licciana Nardi, or Az. Agricola Podere Fedespina in Mulazzo.

Farmacia Clementi

Visit to the historic Farmacia Clementi, a chemist shop popular for its ancient herbs elixir China Clementi, that has been produced for over a century according to a secret recipe.

Extra virgin olive oil

Extra virgin olive oil tasting at Oil Boutique Lucchetti Ferrari, olive oil boutique shop in Pontremoli.

Cooking class

 learn some of the local recipes with Francesca at B&B Canto Quinto in Fivizzano or with Ilaria at Agriturismo Luna di Quarazzana (30 min drive from Fivizzano).

Traditional cooking with testi

 visit the food lab Testarolando in Pontremoli to learn about testarolo, a unique local product and Slow Food presidium cooked with the traditional cast-iron pots called “testi”.

Discover the Marocca di Casola

a traditional chestnut flour bread cooked in a wood-fired oven at Panificio Canoàra, where Fabio will tell you all about this Slow Food product.


experience Lunigiana with one of its many events, from historical replicas to medieval markets or music festivals. Check Lunigiana events calendar on Visit Lunigiana.