On the road that goes from Valcasotto to Garessio, you will find the magnificent Casotto Castle, the Savoy Royal Palace built by Carlo Alberto on the remains of an ancient monastery and used on many occasions by Vittorio Emanuele II during his hunting trips. For many years the castle was considered the “sleeping beauty” in the woods, but […]
The “Balconata di Ormea” hiking route 🚴♂️🚶♂️ The route leads through abandoned hamlets as well as settlements that are inhabited all year long, past centuries-old chestnut trees, wayside shrines, alpine pastures and hidden lakes. The “Balconata di Ormea” is a 40 km long panoramic hiking trail that runs on the left side of the Tanaro […]
The Baraccone cave in Bagnasco, according to an old legend, is said to be home to Jumarre, a mysteriousanimal of the local folklore. Who, among those who have admired in person the fascinating Loch Ness in Scotland, hasn’t kept his eyespeeled in order to catch sight of “Nessie” emerging from the water? The “monster” has […]
GARESSIO: ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL HAMLETS IN ITALY
A medieval village that is a little jewel And then on to Garessio: “the most beautiful hamlet in Italy”. It’s not an opinion, because the historical centre of Garessio was actually selected by the association itself, which granted the recognition, just to be clear, only to 14 places throughout Piedmont. On reaching the Square of […]
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