|Filetto is considered the most characteristic borgo in the Lunigiana, it enjoys important buildings,
the "borgo" within the four stone walls the medieval atmosphere is still present due to the way it has been maintained unaltered through the centuries. There is great beauty in the "Piazza d'armi", the towers, the walls, the monumental doors of the 5th century that close the borgo, the elegant portals of the houses leading to the central road and the convent.
Close to the borgo there is a thousand year old chestnut forest, where in the16th century the oratory of Saint Genesio was built. In the shadows of chestnut trees every year on the 24th and 25th of August the San. Genesio fair is held, one of the most important commercial and recreative appointments in the valley..
History Culture & Medieval Market
History culture and medieval markets. Every summer Filetto relives the magic of ancient times with the exhibition of medieval markets >> which bring to life the borgo in the first two weeks of August: towers and walls lit up with torches and candles, streets and squares living with music, fire eaters, jugglers, witches, card readers, characters and activities from the medieval which transform the town into an amazing fantasy world.
In the immediate vicinity, within 5 mins by car the castle of Malgrate >> merits a visit as does the town of Bagnone >>.
Aulla >> is 10 minsby car with the fortress of Brunella and the church of Saint Caprasio as is Pontremoli >>cwith the museum of moon statues and the rare beaty of its many "borghi".
Good kitchen ...
Good food. In all of the Lunigiana and its valley you can discover the taste of good local cuisine with simple but delicious dishes such as La torta d'erbi (a spinach and ricotta tart) La pattona (a chestnut flour cake), the very famous Testaroli and Panigacci and then the honey D.O.P., you will also discover the culture but above all the joy of living without stress...