The village of Collodi, named after the famous writer Carlos Collodi (Lorenzini), writer of the Pinocchio stories. I wonder if he got most of his inspiration from walking these quaint village streets.

Collodi-Village-Pescia-Tuscany

Piazza of Vellano village in Pescia, Valleriana.

Vellano-Piazza-Tuscany-Pescia

Stunning Barga with much Scottish influence. You can hear the locals speak Italian with a scottish accent. Its the only place ive been here in Italy that do.

Barga town, Tuscany, italy

Vicopisano in Pisa.Vicopisana, Tuscany, Pisa

I love this scene, as you come down the steps, the journey continues through the arch and onto the winding road through the trees.

Castelvecchio village in the Valleriana, Pescia. 

Castelvecchio-Arch-and-steps

Grazie mille for visiting and please do leave a comment, I'd love to hear your thoughts on these Tuscan village gems.

Have a GREAT week,

Susan x

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