The area

“The Friends of the Valley” Group

This group consists of 6 organic producers in the Valluretta who adhere to this initiative:
Donkey breeding, grape growing and wine-making, breeding of Piedmont cattle, goat raising and cheese making, traditional salami production.
These producers extend an invitation to you, and make themselves available for a visit and tasting of their products.
The visits to each producer are on scheduled days and free of charge.

Restaurants
Numerous restaurants in the area offer lovely menus with typical dishes of the Piacentine tradition, at very attractive prices, some of whom are located within 3 minutes of our farm.

 

Castles and Medieval Villages
Within a few kilometers of our farm you can visit the numerous castles, who also offer guided tours: The Castles of Agazzano, Rivalta and the Rocca d’Olgisio.
History lovers can also explore the Roman burg of Bobbio, named a “City of Art”, and the authentic modern reconstruction of a medieval town at Grazzano Visconti.

Horseback Riding
Only 3 kilometers from us a stable offers horseback riding lessons for adults and children, courses in dressage as well as equestrian itineraries.

Golf
The “Croara Country Club” is only 10 minutes from us, and offers an 18 hole course.

Swimming
The outside swimming pool of Gragnano is 15 minutes away, with two pools, aquatic slide, greenery, and the possibility of swimming lessons, and water games for children from 3 years of age.
In the evening there is an open air cinema and dancing.

The Trebbia River
Just 20 kilometers away is the beautiful Trebbia river and valley, with its clean, transparent waters offering a wild and uncontaminated nature setting.

Festivities and Cultural Events
From June to September every town, small or large, organizes a festival, usually on the weekends, with stands offering typical foods of the area, and in the evenings live orchestras and dancing.
The festival of our local town of Piozzano, one of the most popular in the area, is the second weekend of July.
Concerts and shows are also scheduled during the summer months by most of the local societies and towns