“Barga’s charm is due to a series of sensations, not only by the beauty of its architecture or artistic treasures”.
“One of the most beautiful villages of Italy”, “Orange Flag Touring Club” and “Slow City”: these are highly prestigious certified quality seals that have been assigned to Barga.
Giovanni Pascoli’s adopted home is also recognized for its historic, artistic and civic importance.
A very important trade hub, it was owned by Florence for more than five centuries.
There are many buildings in the historic center worth seeing such as Porte del Castello, the Teatro dei Differenti, the Santa Elisabetta conservatory and the Duomo of San Cristoforo whose original building dates back to before the year 1000.
In time, workshops, small specialty shops and art galleries were born. Musical events of international importance such as the Festival Opera Barga and the Barga Jazz Festival take place mainly during the summer months. During the winter months, don’t miss the events Barga Chocolate and the Epiphany.