The Locations of the Festival
Attending the festival concerts is an occasion to get to know some of the most beautiful towns and villages of Liguria by following an itinerary rich in not only music but unspoilt countryside and artistic traces, 35 km far from La Spezia and the Cinque Terre, 60km far from Forte dei Marmi and Portofino, 80 km far from Genova e Lucca and 100 km far from Pisa and Livorno.
The annual festival is inaugurated in Carro, an ancient borgo where you can find the house of the ancestors of Niccolò Paganini.
Already under the rule of the Estensi in the XI century before passign to the Malaspina then to the Da Passano, Carro became a free comune in 1229 forming with Castello an autonomous town hall with its own statutes.
Beverino, Brugnato Calice al Cornoviglio, Maissana, Mattarana, Pignone, Sesta Godano (image below) , Suvero, Varese Ligure (image above) along with Bonassola and Framura are some of the locations where the festival takes place, but also into the adjacent Magra Valley as far as Ponzano and S. Stefano di Magra, together with an anteprima at the Civic Theater of La Spezia.
HOW TO GET US
from Genova A12 /E80 Genova - Livorno: motorwayexit Carrodano, follow the signs for Sesta Godano, then at the junction follow the signs for Carro
from La Spezia A12 Genova/E80 - Livorno: morotwayexit Brugnato, follow the signs for Sesta Godano, then at the junction follow the signs for Carro
airports : Pisa, Genova
railway stations: La Spezia or Sestri Levante then by bus