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Ponte della Maddalena (detto Ponte del Diavolo)

Strada Statale 12 9, 55023, Borgo a Mozzano, Italy
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Constructed during the era of the Countess Matilde di Canossa (1046-1115,) this medieval bridge that spans the Serchio River is said to have been built with the aid of the devil himself.
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Strada Statale 12 9, 55023, Borgo a Mozzano, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The bridge is impressive and very distinctive in design. There is plenty of parking bays to allow passing visitors to stop and enjoy the views, take photographs or even walk over the bridge. There are a couple of cafes, bars opposite the bridge so a...More

Thank Blue B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nearby town is also nice to walk through with some small shops and cafes for a cheeky espresso and pastry.

Thank Doug_Fresh88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the bridge with 5 adults and two babies. We looked at the bridge from all angles, very nice. Crossed the bridge. Left again. The drive there from Lucca is nice.

Thank ant00n
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Beautiful, great photo opp! Very interesting history. The whole area is absolutely a wonderful drive exploring northern Tuscany. Highly recommend!

Thank DebShort
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The bridge over the river Serchio is very unusual in shape, the legend says it was made by a devil over one night. The bridge is around 1000 years old and was never repaired. it is not easy to take a good photo you have...More

Thank Edyta2013pl
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely spot with a very historic bridge. There is a real atmosphere here. Not to be missed. You can get a coffee nearby.

Thank Fiona S
Reviewed 18 February 2017

If you are visiting Lucca and have a car be sure to drive up the Serchio River to this bridge. Great photo op!

Thank cscac
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This really is a must see attraction been a beautiful & amazingly historic bridge that seems as you approach from Bagni Di Lucca like a monster coming out of the side of the river. The history of the bridges origins is unknown, dating from at...More

Thank JerseyBoy75
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Great photo op of incredible scenery of Tuscany. It was also a strategic location in WWII as depicted in the Spike Lee movie:Miracle at St. Anna. Walk over it to get the feel of it. It will transport you.

Thank srisbey
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We drove here from Lucca just in time for sunset - the roads are really hard and it takes a while to get used to how the Italians drive, but once you get there it is so worth it! Be prepared to pull in suddenly...More

Thank Corrie B
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