Naomi’s guidebook

Naomi

Naomi’s guidebook

Food scene
Best local trattoria serving the best of the areas slow food specialities - make sure you ask me to book you a table in order to get the best view of the medieval castle and tower which shadows the terazza!
Ristorante La Torre
3 Via Gragnana
Best local trattoria serving the best of the areas slow food specialities - make sure you ask me to book you a table in order to get the best view of the medieval castle and tower which shadows the terazza!
Great workers lunch for 10,00 euros - in the evening a more casual but elegant feel - please ask me to book you a table for the summer evenings when La Lina extends its dining area onto the local Piazza...a great atmosphere and great professional hosting. Walter also has a great selection of fine wines.
Locanda La Lina
1 Piazza Guglielmo Marconi
Great workers lunch for 10,00 euros - in the evening a more casual but elegant feel - please ask me to book you a table for the summer evenings when La Lina extends its dining area onto the local Piazza...a great atmosphere and great professional hosting. Walter also has a great selection of fine wines.
National Park center - fine dining showcasing the very best of our local products under a more sophisticated form of presentation - the historical monastery setting boasts dramatic views of the Apennine ridgeline and the taverne Valley - a must in all seasons. For the family there is a small animal and botanical farm area - a walk up to the village of Apella is also a nice way to end a Sunday Lunch which is always in abundance!
Agriturismo Montagna Verde
1 Via Apella
National Park center - fine dining showcasing the very best of our local products under a more sophisticated form of presentation - the historical monastery setting boasts dramatic views of the Apennine ridgeline and the taverne Valley - a must in all seasons. For the family there is a small animal and botanical farm area - a walk up to the village of Apella is also a nice way to end a Sunday Lunch which is always in abundance!
If you would like a day in the Mountains the Refuge of Lagdei and Lago Santo Serves excellent Parma style mountain cuisine. Leave early in the morning from Casa Gioanna and go for Lunch at either of the refuges - Lago Santo or Lag dei, which are separated by a 10 minute cable car ride (only open on the weekend) or an hours walk - the glacial lakes are glorious in all seasons and so is the walking and food and wine at the end of a small or longer hike ! Here you can each the ridgeline in 2.30mins. Please consult naomi before you head up the mountain as every season has its different circumstances to be aware of!
Rifugio Lagdei
If you would like a day in the Mountains the Refuge of Lagdei and Lago Santo Serves excellent Parma style mountain cuisine. Leave early in the morning from Casa Gioanna and go for Lunch at either of the refuges - Lago Santo or Lag dei, which are separated by a 10 minute cable car ride (only open on the weekend) or an hours walk - the glacial lakes are glorious in all seasons and so is the walking and food and wine at the end of a small or longer hike ! Here you can each the ridgeline in 2.30mins. Please consult naomi before you head up the mountain as every season has its different circumstances to be aware of!
If you would like a day in the Mountains the Refuge of Lagdei and Lago Santo Serves excellent Parma style mountain cuisine. Leave early in the morning from Casa Gioanna and go for Lunch at either of the refuges - Lago Santo or Lag dei, which are separated by a 10 minute cable car ride (only open on the weekend) or an hours walk - the glacial lakes are glorious in all seasons and so is the walking and food and wine at the end of a small or longer hike ! Here you can each the ridgeline in 2.30mins. Please consult naomi before heading up the mountain as each season has its own set of circumstances to be aware of...
Rifugio Mariotti
If you would like a day in the Mountains the Refuge of Lagdei and Lago Santo Serves excellent Parma style mountain cuisine. Leave early in the morning from Casa Gioanna and go for Lunch at either of the refuges - Lago Santo or Lag dei, which are separated by a 10 minute cable car ride (only open on the weekend) or an hours walk - the glacial lakes are glorious in all seasons and so is the walking and food and wine at the end of a small or longer hike ! Here you can each the ridgeline in 2.30mins. Please consult naomi before heading up the mountain as each season has its own set of circumstances to be aware of...
One of the areas most sophisticated restaurants - Fine dining and functions all year round . Excellent !
Locanda Ristorante Gavarini
One of the areas most sophisticated restaurants - Fine dining and functions all year round . Excellent !
Neighborhoods
Bagnone is a bustling market town with bars andd restauraunts and many wild swimming locations above the town in the River Bagnone which runs threw its historical center - you may enjoy any food and wine festivals in the center of the town and in the small hamlets where the extended community of this municipality live. For up to date info and events please contact Naomi.
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Bagnone
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Bagnone is a bustling market town with bars andd restauraunts and many wild swimming locations above the town in the River Bagnone which runs threw its historical center - you may enjoy any food and wine festivals in the center of the town and in the small hamlets where the extended community of this municipality live. For up to date info and events please contact Naomi.
City/town information
A great local town to visit with a market on a saturday morning - great cafes for breakfast and aperitivos - lots food, wine and cultural festivals.
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Pontremoli
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A great local town to visit with a market on a saturday morning - great cafes for breakfast and aperitivos - lots food, wine and cultural festivals.
Sarzana with its sofisiticated historical center offer antiques shops, fine dinning, cool bistros, wine bars and boutiques - not to be missed is the "soffito nella strada" In august, a fifty year old open air antiques and vintage market, one of the best in Tuscany!
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Sarzana
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Sarzana with its sofisiticated historical center offer antiques shops, fine dinning, cool bistros, wine bars and boutiques - not to be missed is the "soffito nella strada" In august, a fifty year old open air antiques and vintage market, one of the best in Tuscany!

Consigli per viaggiatori

Muoversi in zona

Trains

Our local train station is at Villafranca, 4k from Casa Gioanna. here you can catch trains to LaSpezia (20mins) and from here fast trains to the rest of the major Italian and European Capitals.
Prenota prima di andarci

Experiences and services

You can book before you arrive at Casa Gioanna for a specific time date, which we do recommend especially in summer season. Professional massages at the house/pool. Horse riding. Private Chef. Private Party. Private musicians. Mountain Guide. Tour Guide. Electric Bikes.