One of the greenest and quietest places in Garfagnana is surely the Orecchiella Park Nature Reserve. For us it is one of the lungs of Italy because on this portion of territory 60% is covered by forest against 28% of the national average
Cherasco is a little more than 3 km from the Resort but the road is a provincial road not very suitable to our standards and therefore we have built a very special “figure of eight” tour, as you can see from the map.
In the footsteps of the path number 4 of those present in the municipality of La Morra and surroundings, together with the Resort Limax Acis we propose another excursion that from the Resort will take you directly to the belvedere of La Morra, in the center of the village.
Our Tour of the Langhe starts from the Limax Acis Resort that has warmly welcomed us for this stop in the Langhe.
“Vogogna”, in the classification of the most beautiful villages in Italy, once a place of support for Ludovico il Moro. Vogogna and its castle have their origins in the far XI century, first with the Fortress, of which now we can only see the ruins in the upper part at about 300 meters above sea level on Mount Orsetto, in a position that allowed a complete view of the valley. In the first half of the 14th century Giovanni Visconti, Bishop of Novara and Lord of Milan, enlarged the castle as part of a more general plan to strengthen the defensive network of the Duchy, of which Vogogna was part.
Monte Berico is a hill, a little more than 100 meters above sea level, which is the northernmost part of the complex of Colli Berici, located a short distance from the historic center of Vicenza and overlooking the city. On its summit stands the shrine of Our Lady of Monte Berico, patron saint of the city and the diocese.
Me.Mo. is the abbreviation of two villages, Meda and Montorfano and MeMo is the path that winds through the Parco della Brughiera Briantea that connects the two countries.
The Val Martello is also called the “valley of the berries”: this is in fact the highest production area of strawberries in Europe.
We learn about the Natural Reserve of Bosco Solivo in the Novara area and decide to go for a run to explore a new place. The town to start from is Borgo Ticino, we recommend that you park in the area of Via Marie Curie to have easy access to the park.
This ring is completely immersed in the green countryside of Brianza and is the right destination if you want to get out of the traffic and stay a bit in the middle of nature without moving too much by car. You don’t need to go near the lake or the mountains, but simply in the middle of small towns, near the town of Vertemate con Minoprio.
It was born in the Langhe area, precisely in La Morra, a small characteristic village at about 400 meters above sea level surrounded by vineyards that make this area unique.
We are in Monferrato, land of wines renowned all over the world, from the red Barbera to the white Moscato. Every landscape here is not ordinary, and you can see thousands of hectares of vineyards all along the hills. Nizza Monferrato is a beautiful town that winds through the center of Monferrato and offers its […]
Roddi is a small town in the province of Cuneo, with a little more than 1500 inhabitants, but it is known for a peculiarity: it is the seat of the only “university” of truffle dogs in the world, created in 1880 by a farmer from Roddi, Antonio Monchiero, called “Barot”
Hills around Novi Ligure have a typical hilly landscape among Gavi’s vineyards in which are located many farmhouses and historical villas. The cultural, landscape and enogastronomical patrimony are the main protagonists in this area of Alessandria.
Starting from the historical center of Biella to go towards the mountains, to explore sanctuaries and unexpected views. Here we are today in this different guise that will take us from the period villas of Biella to the history of the old villages above the hills of Biella.