Granaiola

Lucky Granaiola sits in warm sunshine most of the time. It is 416 metres above sea level on top of a ridge. The 125 inhabitants get magnificent views of the valley below and the mountains around them.

This is my view of Granaiola from Ponte a Serraglio.

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This is their view of Ponte a Serraglio.

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The pretty village houses cling to the side of the hill. Come for a walk along the narrow streets.

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Granaiola has a birds’ eye view of Colle.

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…and across to Lugliano.

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…and to Monti di Villa.

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These photos were taken last year…time for another visit to Granaiola.

LOCAL INFORMATION

There is to be an exhibition at the Casino at Ponte a Serraglio… An Homage to Women….with 24 artists, including painters, sculptors and photographers.

The opening ceremony will be at 6.00pm Friday 8th March, followed by a harp recital by Anna-Livia and a buffet (€5 donation)

The exhibition will run from 8th – 15th March.
Saturday and Sunday….4.00 – 8.00pm
Monday – Friday….5.00 – 8.00pm

21 thoughts on “Granaiola

      • Debra,
        I guess our paths will forever cross via the internet only. I am grateful for at least that as your pictures keep me happy all winter long. I will gaze up at your flowers and balcony when we finally get there. I don’t think it will be as early as May but one can hope.

      • I’m sure we will be in the village at the same time one day. I will be planting the pansies on the bridge and balcony when I get back later this week.

      • Your flowers are a very nice gift to the community and I know are very much appreciated by both tourists and locals.

  1. Thank you so very much for these wonderful photos. I hope you’ll return to Pieve dei Monti di Villa when you go back to Granaiola. I just love those villages; each has their own special characteristics. Will be back in the not too distant future.

  2. What a nice hike to the top! Love the views, great door, but where are the cats? Once again fantastic photos, thank you Debra.

  3. Hi Debra,

    I just love these pics. Quick question, can you tell me a little something about this casino at Ponte a Serragalio? We are visiting Lucca in October and my parents who enjoy gambling will be coming with us. They would love a casino 🙂 Thanks in advance!

  4. I’m sitting here in Northern California. Your photos make me miss Bagni di Lucca so much… Thank you, Bruce Brodie

  5. Pingback: Gorgeous Granaiola | Bella Bagni di Lucca

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