The Val di Vara is the largest and least populated territory of the Cinque Terre area, and offers a unique historical background. Its strategic importance is evident, and it is from the Val di Vara than many artisanal and craftmanship activities spread. A real landmark in northern Italy.
With a low density of human settlement and large spots of unspoilt nature, today the Vara Valley winds along the Vara River, on the banks of which stand ancient castles and villages, in a territory which in the Middle Ages was often disputed between Genoan wealthy families and Florence and Tuscany feuds for the control of important routes and trading centers.
At the foot of the Cornoviglio Mountain.
A charming rounded shape for the capital of the Bio District.
A strong community, that rebuilt the village after a tragic flood.
A dominating outlook on the Valley.
Visit its ancient villages to know more about history and art of the whole Cinque Terre area.
Brugnato is the Capital of the first European Bio District, for the sustainable management of local resources.
Cheese, ham, honey, bread, sausages, potatoes, jams, are just some of the local delicacies.
There are a few perfect spots along the River for a refreshing swim
Walk the “Bardelloni”, the ancient suggestive mule tracks from the mountains to the sea.
If you like shopping, enjoy the great designers shops and offers of the Cinque Terre Outlet Mall in Brugnato.