Casa Pastine in a picturesque medieval village above Levanto (Cinqueterre), just 10 minutes by bus or by car to the beaches of Levanto, 2-6 sleeps, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, fireplace, secluded courtyard, panoramic terrace with oceaniew, panoramic balcony, barbecue, pizza oven , washing machine, wifi, ideal for families, pets ok
Casa Pastine is located at the upper end of Pastine Superiore, a small, traffic-free, picturesque, perfectly preserved medieval village in the Cinque Terre National Park, just 4 km from the beaches of Levanto. The house (90 sqm) plus patio and terrace with stunning panoramic views is a fully restored, typical Ligurian farmhouse with a characteristic yellow painted facade. The entrance leads to a sheltered patio (east-facing) with orange and lemon trees. From the kitchen there is a direct access to the large south facing terrace with panoramic views of the village and the bay of Levanto. The terrace is surrounded by shady olive and fig trees, and the highlight is a barbecue and a pizza oven. In the living area, which is decorated as all the other rooms with great attention to maritime details in white and blue you find a cosy fireplace plus ndividual gas heating with radiators in all rooms The fully equipped kitchen with a cozy dining area has the already mentioned direct access to the terrace. Bedroom 1 with a double bed has a large balcony, the spacious bedroom 2 has a sofa bed for two people, a bunk bed and a cot. In addition two bathrooms, one with washing machine.
From Casa Pastine you reach the beaches of Levanto in a 10 minutes drive by car or by bus, your will do your shopping in the romantic streets in the old town of Levanto., such as in the traditional bakery Bianchi and then drink a cocktail in the bar of Bagni Casino and enjoy the sunset. At Pastine itself there are no shops, but a Bar-Enoteca in the village Montale just below such as the restaurant "Antiga Ustaia Zita" in the neighboring village Lavaggiorosso.
The train station of Levanto is only 10 minutes away from Pastine and therefore an ideal base for a 4-minute train journey to the Cinque Terre.
Unless you want to manage the same route by boat or even better by foot: one of the most beautiful hiking trails of the Cinque Terre takes you in one and a half hour, high above the sea, from Levanto to Monterosso, the main town of the Cinque Terre.
Casa Pastine is not only ideal for a cheap family beach holiday, but also a central starting point for hiking and cultural excursions in the area.
Pastine is car-free and therefore ideal for children, hiking trails in the surrounding hills start right behind the house.
Your car is to be parked at the entrance of the village and then a 120 m walk will take you to paradise.
EXTRA: at Levanto possibility of boat excursions with 15% discount for guests of Casa Pastine.
With water taxi to Cinqueterre (15 minutes), Portovenere (35 minutes) and Portofino (60 minutes) or night watertaxi to restaurants in Cinqueterre.
with sailing boat along the coast to the Cinqueterre including lunch or sundowner, with possibility for swimming (90 minutes)
individual tours to Cinqueterre, snorkeling, dolphin watching, big game fishing for grand tuna and bill fishes.
Look for leaflet in the apartment.