Castelnuovo Magra town

Castelnuovo Magra town

Castelnuovo Magra is a municipality in the Val di Magra: Awarded a Touring Club "Orange flag" for its environmental and tourist quality, the town was founded in the twelfth century as a stronghold and residence of the bishops of Luni. Its particular position allows a 360° panorama over the Vara valley and, on a clear day, you can see the Tuscan archipelago and Corsica. From here you enter the Magra Park, which you can walk or MBT, canoe along the Vara River, or sail along the Magra River.

Nome in dialetto: Casternêuo

IAT: Via Aurelia, 141, Castelnuovo Magra (SP)

Telefono: 0187 693834, 693827

Email: iat@comune.castelnuovomagra.sp.it, turismo@comune.castelnuovomagra.sp.it

Palazzo Amati is home to the City Hall and the Regional Enoteca of Liguria. In the Sala delle Vasche you can visit the interesting permanent exhibition of Ligurian wines.

Discover the hidden treasures of the historic centre

Starting from the

The area features numerous hikes and waterfalls. The most visited is the Traaton Waterfall, located along the path from Castelnuovo to Molino Soprano.

All the goodness of local tradition

Typical Castelnuovo dishes are really tasty: from

If you are fascinated by this story, you can view the original documents at the State Archives in La Spezia, where they are carefully preserved.

Dante’s Peace

Castelnuovo Magra is also known for a special event;on 6th October 1306, in the episcopal castle, the Supreme Poet signed a peace agreement between the Bishop of Luni and the Marquises Malaspina of Fosdinovo. This event is remembered each year with numerous events and historical re.enactments.

Lives

  • Tips
  • Events
  • Itineraries
  • Experience
  • Tips
  • Events
  • Itineraries
  • Experience