Where better to stay than La Taverna with its wonderful stone walls and vaulted ceilings providing us with the peaceful 'away from it all' holiday we were looking for with the added bonus of a lovely swimming pool - not always easy to find with properties for only 2 persons. It is well equipped and Its private lawn and large courtyard was the perfect place to eat 'al fresco' and take in the wonderful view to the hills across the valley. Prota is a truly special place to stay where the villagers still take their cows down the lane to the fields and collect their herbs each day. Lunigiana is like stepping back in time as you wander through many mediaeval hamlets in the hills surrounded by a backdrop of mountains.
From La Taverna you have easy access to many good local restaurants and a large supermarket. The coast is less than 30 mins away and we especially enjoyed our boat trip from Lerici to the Cinque Terre, returning early evening for a wonderful sea food dinner overlooking... more