Things to do in the Region
Liguria, where the Alps and the Apennines cascade into the Mediterranean, is defined by its sinuous, giddy landscapes, with a topography so demanding it has shaped almost every facet of daily life.
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From October to November is the truffle festival in Alba: Fieradeltartufo
In the Spring, there are a lot of local festivals worth visiting: Springtime-holidays-in-liguria/
Places to visit
Millesimo is a beautiful little Things_To_Do-Liguria medieval town, only 10 km away from the house. Walking through the streets takes you back centuries and the old bridge is worth a detour. There is a weekly market on Saturdays in Piazza Italia.
Savona at only a 20 minutes drive away features a large seaport and several beaches and marinas. You can spend a day at one of the municipal or private beaches. Further up and down the coast, you can find a lot more fine beaches.
There is a large car park near the old fortress, close to the beach and the city center map ) Savona can be also reached by train thetrainline-europe.com
If you like to make a boat trip, you can call …… to make a private reservation. More about the Italian Riviera:
The sea beds around Savona attract many divers. lecavallettediving offers trips to the marine reserve where you can also find the remains of the wreck of an ancient Roman ship and her cargo of amphorae. Call Paolo to book a trip.
If you like hiking, the land around the house offers wonderful views and nice walks. You will find many fruit trees and very likely run into roe deer.
Nature reserve park Riserva Adelasia is only 12 km away and perfect for a light to moderate hike: riserva.adelasia
For the more adventurous hikers, the Ligurian alps are just 85km to the east.
Punta Marguareis is the highest point of Ligurian Alps. Read more about the ‘queen’ of the Ligurian Alps Read more about the Ligurian Alps
Golf lovers have the top level Garlenda http://www.garlendagolf.it/en/ and Albisola Superiore http://www.filandaresort.com/eng/ to choose from, both in unique beautiful settings.