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Is Garfagnana worth a day trip?

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We will be spending a week in Florence as part of our trip to Italy this coming October. I have been looking for an ideal off-the-beaten-path location for a day trip.

We will not be renting a vehicle during this trip, so it must either be accessible via public transportation or possibly part of a guided tour. I know that the train runs through the Garfagnana from Lucca.

Has anyone been to the Garfagnana? Is it a worthy one-day diversion from the cities, art, and architecture that will compose the majority of our trip? The pictures I've seen make it look like an incredible destination. How much time would be required to get there and take in some of the scenery? Any other practicalities?

Thanks!

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