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Ponte Maggio


Area: Mediavalle
District/Locality: Bagni di Lucca
Dating: 14th century

Ponte Maggio (Maggio Bridge) spans the stream Lima in the town of Bagni di Lucca. Being placed at the bottom of the valley leading to the territory of Pistoia, the bridge was of primary importance during the Middle Ages. It is a round-arched and imposing carriageway along which runs the road to Casoli. It was built by local masons using sandstone as building material, during the 14th century.
How to reach

by car:From Lucca take the SS122 road in direction of Abetone until reaching the village of Ponte Maggio.
Bibliography

- Archivio Soprintendenza B.A.A.A.S. delle province di Pisa, Lucca, Massa Carrara, Livorno (schedatori: Gherardi A. Lenzi M., 1998)

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