In the quaint old town of Vernante, nice village in the province of Cuneo on the road to Colle di Tenda, on the first floor, we offer for your vacation comfortable apartment consisting of entrance hall, living room with two sofas suitable to accommodate 4 beds, bedroom double, kitchen, bathroom, cellar.
The cozy apartment, equipped with central heating, equipped kitchen, bed linen and towels, is located in an impeccable position, in the central square of the village, within walking distance from everything: shops, butcher, pharmacy, newsagent. The parking is very close.
Convenient to the train station which is only 500 meters.
Vernante, located at 800 meters above sea level, is a lively village in all seasons. Located in the park of the Maritime Alps, it is the ideal starting point for mountain excursions, which offer enchanting landscapes, both in summer, when it is easy to meet several animal species in freedom, and in winter to be covered with snowshoes.
It is only 6 Km. From Limone Piemonte, a renowned ski resort, with its 140 Km of downhill ski slopes, with slopes of different difficulty and with the 4 km Olympic Alpine track .; for those who love cross-country skiing, there are the slopes in Frazione Panice, over Limone in the direction of Colle di Tenda. At about an hour's drive you can reach the Ligurian Sea, Ventimiglia and the French Riviera.
Vernante has become a hospitable tourist village thanks to the Pinocchio murals, unique in the world, which decorate the houses and streets of the historic center. More than a hundred paintings, signed by local painters, decorate the houses of the town, retracing the main events in the history of the famous puppet and giving a fairytale look to the streets. If you have children, you will make them happy!
To visit also the Attilio Mussino museum, designer of the famous fairy tale.
Vernante is a town full of fountains, called "the most prestigious of the whole valley", including the Fontana Bleu from which the water that flows is oligomineral.
In July Vernante hosts the "Festa delle Margari", which will make you spend a day in contact with nature, Occitan music and good food. From 14 to 16 August instead you can experience the folklore with the warm atmosphere of the patronal feast: street songs and dances, fireworks and bonfires.
Do not miss the chance to see a high altitude cow farm, with the production and sale of
excellent local cheeses.
Even the cuisine of many restaurants, typically Piedmontese, boasts its characteristic dishes: full siules (stuffed onions); the ravioli 't Vërnant (the raviole of Vernante or raviole alla vernantina); turta 't cusa and melia (pumpkin pie and meliga).
In the hundred of the country, a few steps from the house, two excellences of the restaurant will satisfy your palates with typical cuisine, but of high level and with great hospitality.
To taste a good beer, in the square you will find a pub brewery whose setting will make you relive the true truly Irish atmosphere.
- The Certosa di Pesio
- The Central Fort on the Colle di Tenda
- The city of Cuneo
- The Valley of Wonders