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Millesimo

Millesimo is an ancient village on the banks of the Bormida and still preserves the “Gaietta” or “ponte vecchio”(old bridge), a rare example of an early middle ages fortified bridge. The village has a characteristic triangular shape, whose centre culminates in the castle and whose base is the Del Carretto Palace. Probably inhabited in the roman period, Millesimo was part of the aleramica border district and belonged to Bonifacio del Vasto (1091). Later it became the centre of power of the Marquis del Carretto and in the 15th century it passed on to the Visconti of Milan. Millesimo, in a period of 20 years, 1639-1659, endured Spanish domination and in the 1800s it became part of the Reign of Savoia.

On 13th and14th April 1796 two important battles were fought in Milessimo and Cosseria, where a garrison from Piedmont led by Filippo Del Carretto (deceased in battle), managed to stop the advancement of the napoleonic troops for two days.

The local craftsmanship is one of the main characteristics of the village, with the production of objects in wrought iron, copper and sandstone. It is the town of truffle and so organises every year in September an important feast dedicated to this speciality. Not to be missed is the Natural park of Bric Tana and the Valley of the Tre Re (Three Kings) where it is possible to do various activities, like trekking and excursions. Moreover , recent excavations have brought to light evidence from the Bronze Age which would confirm the presence of a prehistoric tribe in this area.

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    Hotel Villa San Giuseppe

    San Bartolomeo al Mare,Imperia 48.5KM away

    Villa San Giuseppe was born in early 900 as an elegant town house set in a majes....

  • Hotel La Marina
    Hotel La Marina

    San Bartolomeo al Mare,Imperia 48.5KM away

    A HOTEL IN THE DIANESE GULF Recently restructured and only 70 metres from the....

  • Hotel Delle Rose
    Hotel Delle Rose

    San Bartolomeo al Mare,Imperia 48.6KM away

    Hotel of the Roses started in 1956 on the initiative of the Ceresi family arriv....

  • Hotel Europa-Riviera
    Hotel Europa-Riviera

    San Bartolomeo al Mare,Imperia 48.7KM away

    Hotel Europa is in a quiet position, far to the main trafficated street and to the railway. It is 30 meters far to the beach and it is ideal for a relaxing holiday.

  • Appartamento Diano Castello
    Appartamento Diano Castello

    Diano Castello,Imperia 49.0KM away

    Elegante appartamento in un palazzo storico del 1600, situato a Diano Castello. ....

  • Appartamenti Eira
    Appartamenti Eira

    Diano Castello,Imperia 49.2KM away

    L’associazione Eira Philosophy è lieta di proporVi gli Appartamenti Eira, a s....

  • L'ulivo Di Sempre
    L'ulivo Di Sempre

    Chiusanico,Imperia 52.6KM away

    Azienda agrituristica con appartamenti con giardino, per vacanze

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