In age order: Andrea, Marina, Chiara, Daria, Luigi.
We decided to live here, in an old horse-changing station that has always been a real meeting point for people living in Levanto valley, coming from the sea, and its wonderful outback, too long forgotten.
We live in a strage place, capable of give unique suggestion that make anyone fall in love with it.
We’re proud of our choice, to resume ancient activities, employing ancient methods and earning, day by day, respect from the land we live in.
Our passion for this ancient activity merges with passion in those who love their environment.
ACTIVITIES AND SURROUNDINGS
Our farm is located in the hinterland between Levanto and Monterosso al Mare, 680 meters. altitude, we are in the mountains, yet only 12 km of road from the sea, and it is this characteristic that is unique to its position. The house was in fact an ancient horse-changing station on the Via del Sale, a major means of communication between the fishing villages of Monterosso and Levanto, with countries in the Val di Vara, that civilization, culture and traditions purely peasant.
Located right on the border of the National Park of 5 Terre, the ‘farm is the ideal starting point for hiking, horseback riding and cycling: you can choose to reach in few minutes the path-Levanto Portovenere (that between heaven and sea along the ridge just above the 5 Terre), or if you get off, immersed in the beautiful woods of chestnut, to discover the ancient villages of the people of the Swan, the Ligurian : Pignone, Cassana, L’Ago, Faggiona.
Ideal for mountain biking and trail running (running in nature) will find all the necessary support (guides and maps of the area, bike rental, shuttle service and bike transport), or, more simply, you can take a bike out of the gate and go to discover the wonderful way Mont Bardellone, which, among pines and chestnut trees, offers views of incomparable beauty Levanto, Monterosso and the sea of Punta Mesco.
Being a real farm, you can live on a farm, if you want, all the various activities of the farm such as milking and making cheese, keep grazing animals, collecting eggs in the henhouse, participate in the harvest of vegetables and the packaging of canned food, prepare the dishes with us in our territory.
On the lawn of the farmhouse are also always present great games and sports equipment to suit all ages to spend pleasant hours in the open.
The farm is located:
15 minutes from Levanto and Monterosso al Mare, the passes of 5 Terre
45 minutes from Portovenere
45 minutes from Portofino and Camogli
1 hour from the Aquarium of Genoa
1 hour from Lucca and Pisa
2 hours from Florence and Milan