churches

Il Duomo

The Duomo is on the summit of the Castle and was built in different stages from XI to XVI centuries and is one of the best examples of Romanesque architecture in Tuscany. It is one of the symbols of Barga and you can admire a breath-taking view of the Apuan Alps from the churchyard.

It was built on an antique church and you can still see two beautiful aspersoriums and a fragment of a fresco. Behind the main altar you can see the wooden statue of Saint Christopher carved around the year thousand. Inside you can admire prestigious works of art like the Madonna del Mulino and Della Robbia and the XIII th century pulpit of Guido Bigiarelli.


Chiesa del Santissimo Crocifisso

Santissimo Crocifisso is in Via della Speranza and is the oldest church after the Duomo and certainly one of the most fascinating. There are two marble statues on both sides of the late XVI century façade. The interior is rich of golden decorations and there is a beautiful wooden choir of mid-seventeeth century.


Pieve romanica di Loppia

La Pieve di Loppia can be admired from the main road Fornaci – Barga. It is a beautiful Romanesque church with XV th century bell tower that conserves prestigious works of art and a carved golden altar of XVII century.


Chiesa di Santa Elisabetta

S. Elisabetta is in Via del Pretorio and was an antique Clarisse monastery (XV). It conserves a beautiful Della Robbia altar piece (XV-XVI) and a XV th century Crucifix.


Chiesa e convento di San Francesco

San Francesco is outside the historical centre in Via dei Frati near the Hospital. It was built in the XV th century by the Monk Beato Michele. At the entrance there is a well-preserved cloister. Inside you can admire wonderful Robbiane pieces: the Nativity, Stigmatics of S. Francis, the Assumption.


Chiesa di San Giusto a Tiglio

San Giusto is in the small mountain village of Tiglio and is another example of Romanesque style. On the main altar you can see two wooden statues of Saint Giusto and Anthony which date back to 1100 and admire two marble statues of the Virgin and Archangel Gabriel.


Il Duomo


Pieve romanica di Loppia


Chiesa del Santissimo Crocifisso


Chiesa di Santa Elisabetta


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