Fabbriche di Vallico is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Lucca in the Italian region of Tuscany, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) northwest of Florence and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of Lucca.
The main village of the comune, Fabbriche, was founded by ironworkers from Bergamo in the 14th century.
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