home that you do not expect: made contact with the suggestive and placid medieval village of Zuccarello it is difficult to imagine, once you have crossed the entrance, to find yourself immersed in a chic atmosphere with such a strong Provençal flavor. And the world outside disappears, leaving room for the pleasure of living suspended from time.
The corridor allows access to the apartment or stairs to the floor above; It is original, but the real surprise comes entering the living room, where ancient and modern blend harmoniously, and the soft colors of the kitchen and sofa bed alternate with the chest of drawers and chest. The old wood-burning oven houses the induction cooker, the sink is in gray stone.
The apartment, an apartment of 40 square meters, is equipped with plasma TV, table, refrigerator, microwave and dishwasher. In the sleeping area, from the impression even more unique and characterized by a small lighted alcove, with vaulted and the view of the famous arch bridge ceiling, there are double bed and wardrobe. The bathroom is accessible by a couple of steps. Wi-Fi is included, parking is a few hundred meters.
Perfect for a time suspended from vacation.
The village is collected; the apartment is located in the main street, with food, bars and eateries within walking distance. A short distance from all services.
In a few kilometers from the medieval village to the sea and hiking trails
About 20 minutes from the sea, the hamlet is surprising for its uniqueness: in spite of the small size of the recently restored buildings offer a feeling of importance austere, typical of villages close to the big families.
In fact, in the late Middle Ages the local marquisate had in Ilaria del Carretto its most representative figure, married to the lord of Lucca and made famous all over the world by the marble tomb in the cathedral of the Tuscan city.
The still visit the castle, the medieval tower at the entrance to the south and the many doors that give access to the village are further evidence of a particularly important presence in the history and characteristics.
The Ligurian territory unites sea and mountain in an impressive way: despite the proximity to the beaches of Albenga from the village it is possible to reach the hiking trails in a few minutes, in some cases with an altitude of over 800 meters; one of the most popular is the ring route along Valle Auzza, rich in dolomites and wild animals.
Equally enjoyable are visits to the neighboring towns of Castelvecchio di Rocca Barbena, Balestrino and Castelbianco, also suspended between history and modernity.
Pasta with pesto, pansotti with walnut sauce, ravioli filled with borage and rabbit with taggiasche olives are among the culinary excellence of a hinterland that can hold more than one surprise.