Panigacci and Testaroli, meanings and differences

“So what is the difference between panigacci and testaroli?” You might wonder during a stay between Deiva Marina and Pontremoli in the Lunigiana. It’s difficult to give a definitive and convincing answer, and you might hear different and conflicting explanations.

Bianca Maria Malaspina’s sad story at the Fosdinovo Castle

Shrouded in mystery and oblivion, the figure of Bianca Malaspina lives on in the legends of Lunigiana, telling a tale of rebellion, forbidden love, and tragic death. Little is known about Bianca Malaspina, the only daughter of Marchese Giacomo II of Fosdinovo. Born around the middle of the 17th century, her existence has been obscured […]