DAY 9

Visit of Lucca and Ponte del Diavolo / Visit the Marble Quarries Fantiscritti

212 km

8am - 19pm


Legend or fantasy? The Devil's bridge.

Meeting point for breakfast.

Andiamo / Let’s ride to visit the city of Lucca, surrounded by its imposing medieval walls. Guided tour of the city. Then we remount our steeds to climb

across  and over the Apuane Mountains to head towards Versilia.

A stop at Ponte della Maddalena or Ponte del Diavolo. Tradition has it that this bridge was erected in one night by the Devil, in exchange for the first soul to cross it. The villagers, not wanting to sacrifice anyone -  sent a dog.

 

On the way we will visit the village of Castelnuovo di Garfagnana. Lunch is scheduled in the village of Colonnata, where we will taste the local flavors and sapori of the area. 

 

We will drive down to the coastal city  Forte dei Marmi, with a stop at Cava di Marmo (Fantiscritti). In Forte dei Marmi you can visit  luxury stores and do some shopping. See the newest fashions . The town is famous for being frequented by both national and international VIPs. Motori e Sapori always enjoy visiting here.

 

Return in the evening.

 

Dinner.

 

Cave di Marmo Fantiscritti