Va…lentina B&B is found in Murialdo, a characteristic village in the ligurian hinterland only 30 km away from the sea; it’s close to Savona and, passing through Melogno’s hill, to Finale Ligure. Our house is surrounded by chestnut woods, deep in the old town centre where, in calm and tranquility, you’ll be able to visit Saint Laurence’s church, filled with historical sparks and frescoes form the XV century, and also to take long, relaxing walks and to enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
The ancient homes of the village named “Murus Altus” tell stories about Romans, Saracens and Franks. Del Carretto and Savoia noble families lived here; Napoleon Bonaparte passed through the village and, with unabashed exaggeration, compared it to Great Paris. During his short visit, he partially destroyed the Castle, which, as the old legend goes, had been built with the stones taken from the Bormida river and carried by the women of the village, who then became bald from the huge effort.
Murialdo is located only 30 minutes drive from Riviera Ligure, close to Savona and, passing through Melogno's hill, to Finale Ligure.
Langhe, with their sweet hills and vineyards that often hide their noble villages of ancient foundation, are one of the main reasons why tourists visiting this area of southern Piedmont, between the Ligurian Apennines , the Maritime Alps and the Monferrato.
You may also want to take a stroll along the several waymarked walking trails through the wooded area surrounding the B&B. The nearby Finalborgo is a popular destination for outdoor sports: climbing, hiking and mountain biking.
Located 5 km from Murialdo, Lake Osiglia offers water sport lovers amusing opportunities to go canoing, windsurfing and fishing or simply have a relaxing time in the sun.
Millesimo, one of the loveliest medieval small towns in Italy, is 12 km away and is well worth a visit.
In the near Langhe there are important food and wine events as the Alba White Truffle Fair between October and November. In July, the Festival Collisioni organizes concerts and meetings with important personalities of the art, culture and entertainment, italian and international.