Cisa Pass, 54027 Pontremoli, Province of Massa and Carrara, Italy
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The Cisa pass is the pass that separates the Ligurian Apennines from the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines; it is located at an altitude of about 1041 m asl, between the provinces of Parma and Massa-Carrara and allows connections between the upper Taro valley and Lunigiana. The SS 62 Della Cisa passes through it, connecting Sarzana to Verona, while the A15 Parma - La Spezia motorway passes through the tunnel, which connects the Po Valley to the north with the Ligurian Riviera and Versilia to the south on
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The Magra is a river that flows in Tuscany and Liguria, bathing the provinces of La Spezia and Massa-Carrara, the main river of Liguria by average flow rate at the mouth even if only the terminal part of its course belongs to it; along its path, the largest plain of Liguria is created. The river originates in Tuscany at an altitude1 200 m a.s.l. , between Monte Borgognone.
The Val di Vara is a Ligurian valley, almost entirely included in the province of La Spezia. Crossed by the Vara river, from which it takes its name, it ends at the point of confluence with the Magra river, in Fornola , at the beginning of the territory of the municipality of Vezzano Ligure. The Val di Vara, with its 575 km² of extension and its 30 275 inhabitants is the largest territory in the province of La Spezia and the least populated, therefore characterized by a low density of anthropiz
The National Park of the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines is a national park that was established by decree of the President of the Republic on 21 May 2001. Its territory extends for over 22,000 hectares along the Apennine ridge between Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany, involving the provinces of Massa-Carrara, Lucca, Reggio Emilia, and Parma. It includes lakes, waterfalls, streams that are enclosed by rocky walls. Wild animals like the wolf, the mouflon, the roe deer, the golden eagle, and many rare botanic
The Sanvitale fortress, also known as the castle of Fontanellato, is a manor old medieval entirely surrounded by a moat filled with water, which is in Piazza Matteotti 1 in Fontanellato, in the province of Parma; inside there is the Saletta of Diana and Actaeon, known for the frescoes mannerists of Parmigianino. The castle, entirely surrounded by a moat fed by spring water, develops on a square plan around a central courtyard, with four corner towers, three of which are cylindrical.
The Pietra di Bismantova is a characteristic mountain of the Reggio Apennines, 1041 meters high. Located in the municipality of Castelnovo ne 'Monti , a town that rises on its slopes, in the province of Reggio Emilia, it looks like a narrow plateau with steep walls, which stands isolated among the Apennine mountains. The area is classified as a site of community interest of the Natura 2000 network and is partly included in the territory of the Appennino Tosco-Emiliano National Park.
The fortress of Sarzanello is a military fortification that rises in via alla Fortezza on the hill of Sarzanello, near Sarzana, in the province of La Spezia, and dominates the Val di Magra from above. Its nature and its position make it one of the symbols of the city of Sarzana. Since December 2014, the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities has been managing it through the Liguria Museum Complex, which in December 2019 became the Regional Directorate for Museums.
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