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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
+39 0583 888881
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bridge is approached coming from Bagni di Lucca on the Stradale Statale and is on the right hand side which is easier to stop and admire this marvel of construction. One can still obviously walk across this bridge but do be careful as the...More

Thank Alexandra P
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

A little steep for my son in a stroller but my daughter and husband walked up. Great history and view from the top!

Thank saracheong
Reviewed 17 August 2017

On our way towards the Grotta del Vento (Wind Cave) in Apuan Alps we stopped to have a short walk on this rock bridge which stretches above river Serchio (Fiume Serchio). Parking places are provided free of charge along the SS12 road where you can...More

Thank IonutBucharest
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Nice place to stop when you are passing. Not realy worth a long detour. Count 15min for the visit. Make sure to get to the bridge on the Via del Brennero, here you can park your car. Tricky to park at the other side !!!

2  Thank Carlvanloey
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The area on the way to the bridge is beautiful. We had an easy drive from Lucca which we enjoyed. The bridge is quite stunning. Very picturesque and great for photos. There are a number of parking spaces but we had to drive past and...More

Thank OzTravellers2011
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This historic bridge is an amazing feat of engineering, well worth a quick visit. It's in a beautiful setting, especially on a clear sunny day, as the mirroring effect on the still water creates stunning photo opportunities! That said, whatever the weather, this bridge is...More

Thank Kathryn S
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

A must see for tourists looking for hidden Toscana. Not far from Lucca. This is a hidden gem. Not many people know about it.

Thank Davidfirving
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Great structure and great for photos from many angles. Also at night it is lit up. There is place on the side of the road to pull over and park.

1  Thank Gavin W
Reviewed 29 June 2017

we got the public transport which was very good,but apart from the bridge and a restaurant there is not a lot to do here

Thank Graham.rob
Reviewed 24 June 2017 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
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