An ancient country civilization on the Apennines mountains of Liguria, Italy
words and feelings



Here you will find some suggestions for unusual trips, as an invitation to discover a landscape and a history frequently unknown or forgotten. All destinations are easily reachable from Genova by car or (but not always) by public transportation. A short walking is occasionally required.


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An ancient footpath
The road to 'Fasce' mountain: history and legend

The old terraced slopes
Terraced slopes		near Nervi

Ruins of an old farmhouse
Bisagno Valley:
a stream and its roots

Valbrevenna: Lavazzuoli, gateway of the mountain
A house in Lavazzuoli

Canate: a deserted
old country village

Return to Canate

Mount Ramaceto
Scoglina's Pass:
where three valleys meet

Arena: on the traces
of the memory
Arena from above

The meadow
From Pratomollo
( Soft Meadow )
to Giacopiane Lake

a story from other times
Monuments to the emigrants

Versione italiana
trees and leaves

of my country

traditional cooking

from Ligurian tradition

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