The Farmhouse Le Selve
is located near the medieval town of Castiglione di Garfagnana
, in the province of Lucca.
Castiglione (the name derives from the Latin words "Castrum Leonis", the "Lions' Camp") is considered the ancient capital of Garfagnana and is a magnificent fortress. The town is surrounded by well kept medieval walls, delimited by splendid towers.
The ancient fortress dates back to the year 723 A.D. and it is opened to visitors. Castiglione's walls were built in the fourteenth century and have recently undergone a full restoration.Garfagnana
is rich in history and traditions, it is located in the northern part of Tuscany and is close to the enchanting towns of Lucca, Pisa and Florence