Fortifications and walls in the province of La Spezia

The lands of borders and transit. The province of La Spezia between the Republic of Genoa and Pisa, straddling Liguria and Tuscany, bears imposing and magnificent traces of its strategic importance in the Middle Ages.

From the monumental fortresses of Sarzana, Firmafede and Sarzanello, veritable engineering feats that still amaze visitors, to the guard towers of the villages, smaller testimony of the Saracen terror that struck Liguria from the sea to the inland fortresses.

The Development of the natural and cultural resources of Liguria project (Level 4 of Por Fesr 2007-2013) will lead to the recovery and restoration of these historic buildings, and Liguria Heritage allows you to delve into the intricacies of history and discover these exceptional testimonies.