Places of Interest
Val PennaváriaColletta is situated within the unspoilt Pennavaria valley, stretching from the Maritime alps of Piedemont to the historic town of Albenga on the Italian Riviera of Palms. Ancient hillside stone villages are perched on the sunny side of the valley among terraces of olives and cherry trees, facing the rocky peak of Castel Ermo. The local produce keeps the valleys restaurants in excellent supply of ligurian delights. There is excellent walking, often along ancient mule trails as well as climbing and cycling routes. The villages of Nasino, Alto and Caprauna are all worth a visit.
Italian Riviera of PalmsNot as flash as its French neighbour, the Italian Riviera has a charm all of its own as well as style, history, culture and opportunities for fun and adventure.
Côte d'AzurAn hours drive on the motorway or a mornings scenic drive along the coast will take you to Monaco, Nice and Cannes on the 'blue coast' of France.
Maritime AlpsThe wilderness national parks of the maritime alps Parco Regionale Alpi Marittime, Parc Mercantour offer remote mountain walks and backcountry skiing.
LiguriaThe historic cities of Génova, Impéria, San Remo and the spectacular coast of La Spézia and the Cinque Terre can all be reached in easy day trips from Colletta.
PiedmontTurin, Asti, Alba, Alessándria
BeyondProvence, Tuscany, Lombardy, the Aosta valley, Milan
Alassio - Jewel of the Riviera
Albenga - 2500 years of Liguria
Cosio di Arroscia - medieval village
Castelvecchio - Castelvecchio
Ceriale - Palms, beaches, fossils, books and swimming pools
Cisano - on the cascades
Laigueglia - Painted village on the beach.
Pennavariá - Villages of the Pennavariá valley
Liguri - Pietra Ligure & Finale Ligure
Savona - Provincial capital
Villanova - Ancient town of flowers
Zuccarello - Zuccarello