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Sant'Anna di Stazzema

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A Place for Quiet Contemplation

I had read an obscure library book that referenced Sant'Anna and its sad WW II history; while... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
Vancouver, BC
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Poignant memorial - beware early closing

It's quite a drive to this remote hilltop village but it's well worth the effort. The village... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2017
Fortrose, United Kingdom
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Built on the structure of the old elementary school, it was inaugurated as a picture gallery in 1982 by the President of Republic Sandro Pertini. It was transformed in the actual Museum of the Resistance in 1991. The exhibition offers a panorama of...more
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Via Coletti 22, 55040, Stazzema, Italy
+39 0584 772025
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

I had read an obscure library book that referenced Sant'Anna and its sad WW II history; while visiting a friend who lives in nearby Massa, we decided to drive up into the hills on a misty October afternoon to see the memorial. Others have well...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2017

It's quite a drive to this remote hilltop village but it's well worth the effort. The village itself is a poignant reminder of a particularly barbaric WW2 mass execution and now constitutes a national peace memorial. There's a delightful little chapel, terrace cafe (deserted when...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2017

The Chiesa Sant''Anna is a beautiful small church that has been restored after the Nazi invasion in 1942. The memorial at the top of the hill is very touching, remembering the lives of over 500 people killed on August 12, 1942, when the Nazis invaded...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2014

Stumbled upon the story of Sant'anna di Stazzema whilst on holiday in Northern Tuscany. It's a tiny village,high in the mountains at the edge of the Alpi Apuane just 20-30 minutes away from the Tuscan coastal resorts of Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi and a little...More

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