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The story of a tree, of a crop that has profoundly changed the forest landscape since ancient times, the economy, the traditions and the subsistence of humans, will be discussed in a meeting dedicated to the chestnut tree in the area of Lucca.

On Friday 28 January, at 4.30 pm at the Casermetta San Regolo of the Botanical Garden of Lucca, Massimo Giambastiani, forestry expert, who has been involved in chestnut growing in the territory of the province of Lucca for years both from a historical, cultural and agronomic point of view, will be present

The event is promoted and organized by the Botanical Garden and the Agorà Library together with the A.Di.P.A. and Amici dell'Agora associations.

Access to Casermetta San Regolo from the city walls.

Free participation with reservation, subject to availability of places on SUMMAE.


January 28, 2022
Start / End Time
4:30 pm
Botanical garden of Lucca. Casermetta San Regolo.
Free admission

casermetta san Regolo, Mura Urbane
tel. +39 327 1444420 -

Orto Botanico di Lucca
Via del Giardino Botanico, 14 - Lucca
tel. +39 0583 950596 -