The farm is located in Val Luretta, the small Tuscany of Emilia Romagna, an oasis of unspoiled beauty on the hills nearby Piacenza between Val Tidone and Val Trebbia.
Surrounded by 150.000 meters of lawns bordered by hedges and woodland providing refuge to birds and wild animals, it is the perfect place to immerse yourself in the enchantment of a beloved and protected environment, in a silence broken only by the sound of nature, where you can recover yourself in complete relaxation. A complete immersion in the countryside, walking and cycling along suggested itineraries, taking a rest and relaxing in the comfort and privacy of the farm. In the immediate vicinity you can enjoy horse trail riding and golf playing at renowned structures (Golf Club Croara) or engage in fishing. Among other activities, the territory of Piacenza also offers canoe trips on the river Trebbia, trips to parks, oases and reserves of particular natural and environmental interest.
You have the choice of rest in country tranquillity as well as hiking and biking. Nearby to the Farm you can practice horse trekking and play golf in well known clubs, as well as exercise sport fishing or attend a fitness centre, fully equipped with a swimming pool and a roller skating rink.
The area has a very strong cultural appeal boasting the presence of a number of historic and mediaeval castles, the greatest number and the best preserved of the entire Region: Castello di Agazzano, Castello della Bastardina Castello di Rezzanello, Castello di Rivalta, Rocca d'Olgisio, Castello di Sarmato, Castello di Momeliano.
"Castles of the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza".
Wine and Food Specialities
Piacenza is a land of great wines: the most famous are Gutturnio, Bonarda, Barbera, Ortrugo, Malvasia and Trebbianino. The traditional Piacenza cooking is based on very good thick minced pork salami and "coppa", the famous local tasty seasoned pork neck meat. Typical dishes include pasta and ravioli style first courses, such as "tortelli con la coda", "pisarei e fasò", "chicche della nonna", "panzerotti" and "anolini in brodo". The traditional second courses are "coppa arrosto" (fresh roasted "coppa"), "la picula" and the Piacenza style tripe. Such delicious specialities can neither be described in writing nor by picture, you have to come and try them!
"La strada dei vini e dei sapori" ("The Wine and Savour way").
GPS: lat. 44.933346 lon. 9.471304
How to reach us
From Milano-Bologna Motorway (A1) take the Piacenza Sud junction, follow signs for Torino and continue along the Piacenza-Torino Motorway (A21). Exit at the Piacenza Ovest junction. Follow the sign for S. Nicolò on your right; at the traffic lights in the centre of San Nicolò, turn left and head towards Agazzano. Continue along this road until you reach Gragnanino, then turn left at the traffic lights following the signs for Agazzano. When in Agazzano, stay on the road and carry on towards Pianello V.T. At the third crossroads on the left, follow the sign to Vidiano and Montecanino, keep to the right, pass the yellow sign for the "Castello di Montecanino" and take the left fork for the road towards Vidiano. Immediately after, the second unpaved road on the left takes you to Dietro Costa.
Strada Montecanino 45, I-29010 Piozzano (PC), Italy
- Opening : from May to September, by prior booking.
- Accomodation 2 apartments for 2/4 guests.
- Minimu stay : 2 nights.
- Prices : (min/max) 26/40 Euro per person, per night.
- Final cleaning : included.
- Languages : The proprietors speak English and French.