The famous Cinque Terre and the seaside resorts of Lerici and Porto Venere are all also within easy reach.
The most northern tip borders the colourful Gulf of the Poets. The seaside charm of the Versilia coast is within a short drive, as are the impressive cities of Lucca and Pisa, rich with Italian architecture and culture.
The unspoiled coastal town of Lerici with its imposing castle and romantic seaside piazza is the perfect place to dine and meander along the picturesque water front.
Located within easy reach of several stages of three world famous walking and biking trails – the Via Francigena, the Via del Volto Santo and the Via degli Abati – and with many others to explore across the foothills of the Apennines, the property makes an ideal base for both walking and biking enthusiasts.
The ninety minute walk up to the castle at Bastia and back which hovers above the estate offers a lung stretching hike and panoramic views
Set in the nearby village of Pontebosio this agriturismo has an outdoor play area for children, delicious home cooking with their own wine and a great reputation.
The Estate Caretaker will make reservations for you and provide useful advice.