Albiano Magra

Albiano is situated above a hill in front of the walled village of Caprigliola, on the right of the Magra River. Due to its position, Albiano constituted an important passage for the safety on the Francigena Road, that here entered in the valley. The village had its own castle in the XIII century, erected by the Bishops of Luni, today disappeared. The name Albiano is very likely of Roman origin, and the village was also pertinence of the important Roman colony of Luni.
Albiano was a Malaspina possession, but it was among the first ones to become emancipated from the Marquises. The people of albiano gave themselves to Florence since the XV century.

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The villages of Aulla