Casa Pigna, charming village house, stunning views

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  • House
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 7

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 1

Sleeps: 7

Type: House

Casa Pigna, charming village house, stunning views

Sleeps 5/7. Charming 2 bedroom, 500 year old townhouse in beautiful medieval village of Pigna in the province of Imperia. Liguria. Two balconies which are south-facing enjoy stunning views over the Nervia valley. Fantastic location to explore area around both the French and Italian Riviera. The 'real Italy!' Visit the Grand Prix in Monaco and retreat to your own piece of paradise in the evening!

About the owner

Gillian M.

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Casa Pigna, charming village house, stunning views
Pigna, Liguria, Italy

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Liguria is the smallest region in Italy, in between the South of France and Tuscany, so perfect for exploring both France and Italy. It si famous for it's olive oil and pesto as well as many other regional dishes. It enjoys a mild climate.
The village of Pigna is twenty minutes inland from the coastal resorts of Ventimiglia and Bordighera and only 40 minutes from the glamorous principality fo Monaco.
Pigna has a bank, two pizzeria, a trattoria which sells traditional home-cooked Italian food, a highly-regarded Ligurian restaurant (the latter two are both mentioned in the Guardian article by Joshua Stein) and a four star spa hotel with a restaurant, swimming pool and beauty treatments. There are many more restaurants in the vicinity. It has 3 grocery shops and a chemist. There are beautiful natural swimming holes dotted around the village if you want a change from the beach. A nearby campsite has a swimming pool which can be used for a small fee - they even allow you to take your own food and drink. In the Summer the village is host to numerous dances and cultural events. The village is very child-friendly with a playground, football pitch and a tennis court. For the more active guests there are lots of designated walks around Pigna. The house is less than a minutes walk to the Piazza where in the Summer months everyone sits and enjoys a drink and watches the world go by! On a Saturday the market is held in the piazza and you can buy delicious cooked chickens perfect for a light lunch! Italians from cities such as Milan and Venice come to Pigna to escape from the hustle and bustle and relax and enjoy the simple life. Pigna has a wealth of art, monuments and history. The church of San Michelle, which dominates the village, is home to the famous 'Polyptych' painted by Giovanni Canevesio in 1500 whilst in the chapel of St Bernado you can admire the frescoes depicting 'The Last Judgement', also by Canavesio. The house is a good base from which to visit the Grand Prix in Monaco. The house is available for long winter lets at a heavily discounted price. Please enquire.

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Mountain nearby, Rural retreats

Getting There

Nearest train station: Ventimiglia, 15 miles
Nearest airport: Nice Cote D'Azur, 70 miles
Nearest ferry port: Calais
Car is recommended

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