Recent Updates
2014-06-26 11:38 -  "A Bottega" bar/minimarket  - About the village
2014-06-26 11:05 -  A Bottega  - About the village
2014-06-20 17:20 -  Colletta Osteria  - Colletta Osteria
2014-06-20 17:17 -  Locanda delle antiche pietre  - Snack bar & minimarket
2014-06-15 17:58 -  Castelbianco Rock Climbing  - Climbing in Val Pennavaria
2014-06-04 15:56 -  The History of Colletta  - The history of the village
2013-09-27 15:28 -  Restaurant/Bar  - Closed for winter
2013-09-18 08:13 -  Colletta Evenings  - Live music in the piazzetta
2013-09-18 08:12 -  Olive Festival 2013  - Tenth Year
2013-09-18 08:01 -  Events  - What's on
2013-09-18 07:59 -  Easter walk 2013  - photos
2013-08-16 15:43 -  Music Evenings  - July and August
2013-08-16 15:42 -  DD-Torre  - About DD-Torre
2013-08-10 17:01 -  Royal Birth  - About royal-baby
2013-08-04 16:03 -  Yoga courses  - summer 2013
2013-06-13 12:46 -  Concert April 9th  - Soloists
2013-06-10 17:32 -  Location  - How to find the village
2013-06-06 10:43 -  From Martinetto  - From Martinetto
2013-03-18 18:34 -  Mountain Bike Hire  - For adults and children
2013-03-18 17:54 -  Special offer  - Breakfast and evening meal deal
2013-09-27 - Restaurant/Bar - Closed for winter
2013-08-11 - Music Evenings - July and August
2013-08-04 - Lovely new family apartment available - About DD-Torre
2013-08-01 - Yoga courses - summer 2013
2013-07-23 - Royal Birth - About royal-baby
2013-04-01 - Easter walk 2013 - photos
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Colletta di Castelbianco is a restored medieval hill-top village nestled a few kilometres from the coast of the Italian riviera in the lush green mountainous hinterland of the Pennavaire valley, Colletta was gradually abandoned by its traditional inhabitants, it had fallen into picturesque ruins by the mid 1900's. Today, the stone houses and narrow streets have been totally restored and the windows look out once more over the olive and cherry terraces of the valley. In 2007 Colletta was selected to be included as one of the exclusive "Borghi piu belli d'Italia" ( Most beautiful villages in Italy).

The restoration of the village has been quite unique in Italy, as it combines both a respect for the aesthetics of the ancient stone arching staircases and vaulted ceilings whilst discreetly incorporating contemporary high technology. The apartments are entirely cabled for high speed broadband internet and digital TV, enabling residents and guests to access the latest technology for telecommuting or entertainment.

The "A Bottega" provides a friendly location for relaxing and enjoying the magnificent view with a coffee and snack, or aperitifs. In addition it provides with everyday necessities. The village regularly hosts cultural events such as art exhibitions and concerts, as well as gastronomic events celebrating the best of Italian slow food and wine. Aside from the village's own swimming pool, the area offers many kinds of outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, rock climbing and the Garlenda golf course.

Self catering apartments are available in Colletta to rent and to buy. This internet village is an ideal destination for slow travel, and a base for your holiday or vacation. It is also somewhere to live and telework with a well equipped business centre perfect for your training and team building needs.

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