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Colle del Melogno

Colle del Melogno, 17057 Calizzano, Province of Savona, Italy

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About Colle del Melogno

The Melogno hill is a crossing of the Ligurian Alps located in the Province of Savona. It connects the city of Finale Ligure, in the western Ligurian Riviera, to the municipality of Calizzano in the Bormida valley, and then to Piedmont through the Val Tanaro.  The pass is located on the main Alpine chain. On its north side, there are extensive beech woods, including the Barbottina state-owned forest, with centuries-old beech trees over 50 meters high. Beside the beech grow the birch, the Scots p



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Grotte di Borgio Verezzi11.39km from Colle del Melogno

The caves of Borgio Verezzi - also known as Valdemino caves - are a complex cavity karst relevant tourist located in Borgio Verezzi, in the province of Savona.  The cave complex is managed directly by the Municipality of Borgio Verezzi.  They are a classic example of a karst phenomenon, whose structure has been generated over time by the slow erosion of water through the rock.

Toirano11.7km from Colle del Melogno

Toirano is an Italian town of 2 681 inhabitants in the province of Savona in Liguria.  The valley probably housed a settlement already in Roman times: the findings of traces of walls in the locality of Poggi dated to the first century.  Toirano borders the following municipalities: Balestrino, Bardineto, Boissano, Borghetto Santo Spirito, Castelvecchio di Rocca Barbena, and Ceriale. The town centre is located on the Varatella banks.

Bergeggi19.76km from Colle del Melogno

Bergeggi is an Italian town of 1 078 inhabitants in the province of Savona in Liguria. The historic village of Bergeggi is located near the coast of the Riviera delle Palme , at about 110 m above sea level, on the slopes of Mount Sant'Elena (347 m asl) where paths allow you to descend towards the promenade and then the coast.

Arroscia19.92km from Colle del Melogno

The Arroscia is a large stream in Liguria, about 36 km long, which flows in the provinces of Imperia and Savona. It was born in the Ligurian Alps in the province of Imperia from the Guardia Pass at over 2,000 meters above sea level, flowing very impetuously and encased, also forming a beautiful waterfall near Mendatica.

Gallinara22.88km from Colle del Melogno

L ' island Gallinara or island Gallinaria is an island located off the coast of Liguria, on the Riviera di Ponente, opposite the town of Albenga to whom it belongs. The island is 1.5 km from the coast, from which it is separated by an average 12 m deep channel; it constitutes the Regional Natural Reserve of the Gallinara Island.

Fortezza del Priamar24.33km from Colle del Melogno

The Priamar di Savona fortress is an imposing military complex that dominates the city center at the port. Built between 1542 and 1544 by the Genoese as part of the interventions aimed at the definitive subjugation of the city of Savona by the "Superba", and extended several times, it takes its name from the hill immediately overlooking the sea on which it stands, where the finds of the first inhabited settlements date back to the Bronze Age.

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The Liguria region is a destination recommended both for those who like relaxation and for dynamic people: with its jagged land, its hills, peaks and cliff-hanging villages, is the ideal spot for hiking or bicycling, diving or paragliding, as well as visiting villages rich in history.