Agriturismo La Casa Colla
Set in the picturesque town of Colla, a district of Diano San Pietro,the Manor La Colla is the ideal starting point for tours of the lesser known parts of the Ligurian countryside, with its olive farms and invigorating Alpine foothills. For those who prefer the beach, it is just ten minutes away from the town of Diano Marina. The newly renovated house, entered through the garden, is traditional in style with an elegant inner decor. The apartment itself, partly rustic and partly modern, has two bedrooms, a kitchen and bathroom, and a well-appointed living-room with a satellite TV. The generous sized terrace features an equally generous five-seater table, ideal for a convivial evening meal of local food and wine. From Colla you can reach the centre of Diano San Pietro in just five minutes, where you will find ample shops, a pharmacy, a post office and a restaurant, I Carruggi, whose staff will be delighted to lavish upon you some of the delicious local specialities.
- 1 kitchen-cum-living-room with bedcouch
- 1 bedroom with double bed
- 1 shower/WC
- outdoor furniture
- olive trees
- central heating / gas
- insulated windows
- 4- ring stove
- German coffee maker
- espresso cooker
The owner sales honey from own production.
local places of interest
- Beautiful mountainbike and walking routes
- In Diano San Pietro:
- Grocery with fresh bread
- Ice cream parlor & bar
- Restaurants \"I Caruggi\" \"La Campagnola\"
- distance to the beach: about 5 km
- distance to restaurant: about 1 km
- grocery store/supermarket
- Bicycle Rentals
- Language Schools
- Wine Growers
- Olive Mills
- Restaurants ... more
location details: Diano San Pietro
This municipality is formed of two towns on the sunny slopes of the San Pietro Valley. Dominating the lower town is the parish church, one of the most important in the area (the christening font dates from the eleventh century). All that is left of the original late mediaeval building is the bell tower. It is dedicated to Saints Peter and Paul and was reconstructed in Baroque style in the second half of the eighteenth century. The parvis is paved with pebbles and it was surrounded by a wall in 1564 as a defence against Saracen invasions. The interior preserves a painting of the martyrdom of San Giovanni Battista attributed to Giovanni Battista Paggi and a fine seventeenth-century marble pulpit.
Along the road to Diano San Pietro there are two buildings that were once used for control and defence of the valley: the square "Camandone" barracks building and the "Molino Arduino", a fortified mill.
Just outside the town, when you have crossed the bridge over the Rio San Pietro, you will come to the district of Colla, where you can admire the recently-restored sanctuary of the Madonna della Neve. In the church of the NativitÓ di Maria in Borganzo, you can see a fine poliptych by Antonio Brea: the Madonna della Consolazione (1518). There is a very old humpback bridge over the San Pietro at Roncagli. At one time, the valley was full of mills producing Taggia olive oil. Besides olive-oil production, the local economy is based on the cultivation of vegetables, fruit and basil, which is the main ingredient of the typical local liqueur. Among the many local summer festivals, the most famous is the one dedicated to a pasta dish called "trenette al pesto", which is accompanied by a classic Ligurian wine called Pigato.
Diano San Pietro lies, if seen from the sea, upwards and right of Diano Marina. In Diano Marina there is a very good infrastructure with countless restaurants, shops, cafÚs, bars and discos, as well as tennis courts, bowling, bicycle rentals and many other diverse sporting opportunities. Many excursions can be undertaken from here.
From Diano San Pietro, the road follows the same named river(which powered the many olive mills) to Diano Borganzo, whose hamlets all lie on a steep slope. Here you will find the town church, NativitÓ di Maria, built in the 19th century, where you can see a fine polyptych by Antonio Brea: the Madonna della Consolazione (1518). In the small Roncagli, a small medieval bridge over the San Pietro river leads you down the road to Virgili and Diano Arentino.
location details: Colla
The town of "Colla" belongs to Diano San Pietro and is the very much one with nature. With its many paths and trails, it is a mecca for all nature fans.
Hiking trails, mountain bike paths, relaxtion and quiet....
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