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House Museum of Giovanni Pascoli

What to see in Barga, Lucca, Tuscany


The Cardoso-Carrara Villa, situated at the Caproni di Castelvecchio, near the village of Barga, in 1895 was chosen as a residence by the poet Giovanni Pascoli. In this place the poet spent the most peaceful years of its existence, from 1895 to 1912, the year of his death and where they saw the light works as Myricae (1903), the first Poemetti (1897), the Canti di Castelvecchio (1903), i Poemi Conviviali (1904), or the innovative works of poetry of pastures. In the house museum you can discover the furnishings and the provision of space identical to those that had at the time of the death of the Poet. After the death of the poet, the building was declared a national monument and is of particular interest to the public the area that includes the house. The Archive preserves about 76,000 cards and the library about 12,000 volumes. A visit not to be missed for those who went in that of Barga. Among the Canti di Castelvecchio compounds in this House, there is also the famous opera "La Cavallina Storna".

  • Via per il Ciocco (albergo), località Caproni di Castelvecchio Pascoli, Barga (Lucca)
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