The Farm Holidays and his surroundings

In the exciting surroundings, of typical Ligurian carugi (lanes ) called in the language of Pigna chibi meaning narrow and dark, where history comes to life through paintings, treasures, medioeval architecture and natural and man – made sights, the farm holiday Antichi borghi della Liguria is waiting to welcome you with all its peace, elegance and tranquillity. A dream come true, a little treasure to experience day by day … The Farm of approx 2,5 hectares produces: Taggiasco olives and olive oil, Dolceacqua’s red Rossese D.o.c. wine, Vermentino wine, white Pigna beans, fruit and vegetables, mimosa flowers, all of which can be purchased on request. In the grape and olives harvest season we organize theme days.

Discover with us the charm of Liguria

Dolceacqua

Dolceacqua is an ancient medieval village already home of Marquis of Doria, shows the castle on the rock, the humpbacked bridge that crosses the Nervia, painting and defined by Claude Monet jewel of light and the characteristic medieval district of Tera. The Church of St George, at the cemetery, contains parts of the Romanesque and Gothic phases. The parish of Sant'Antonio Abate houses the Polyptych of Saint Devote, masterpiece of Ludovico Brea (1515). The Doria castle changed several times between the 12th and 17th centuries, habited by Doria until its destruction (1744), hosts cultural events. Procession of S. Sebastiano in January , the traditional feast of Michetta and grandiose firework show at the in August, summer music festivals and operas. Dolceacqua is a production place of the famous wine Rossese di Dolceacqua Doc and excellent extra virgin olive oil.

dolceacqua panorama

Pigna

Pigna, an antique village, once owned by the house of Savoy, is of a concentric structure with areas of lanes around the Piazza Castello , the houses of which have decorated portals of sculpted slate. Next to the Piazza Vecchia there is the church of Saint Michael with its high bell tower, on the front of which there is a magnificent rose window dating back to 1450 with coeval glass, inside there is a polypttych of 38 sections, the work of Giovanni Canavesio (1500). The same painter painted in fresco, in 1482, on the church of Saint Bernard, located in the cemetery. He completed a cycle on the life of Jesus and the Universal Judgement. Pigna’s Museum La Terra e la Memoria (The Land and its Memories) collects evidence of shepherd’s tools and life as it was. The modern complex Antiche Terme di Pigna offers a rich range of services, with beauty farm. Stratigically Pigna is well placed. In 20 minutes one can reach the beaches of the Flower Riviera (Sanremo) and also the Cote d’Azur (France), as can the alpine regions with their woodlands,rhodedendroand juniper fields at 2000 metres.

pigna panorama
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