Spend your holiday in the Italian dream. Discover the real Italian life in the idyllic village Buggio, with only half an hour drive from the hustle and bustle of mundane stretch of coastline between Monaco and Sanremo. Buggio lies peacefully amidst a unique natural area
Medieval villa to rent in picturesque mountain village in Liguria. Close to the French Riviera. Experience staying in a vibrant historic Italian village as well as enjoy days out to the French coast towns of Monaco, Menton, Monte Carlo-the perfect holiday combination!
If you want to experience the real Italy and stay in a medieval village (with all modern conveniences of course!) then this is the place for you.
From first booking and contacting Ian and Susan, th… More
Thank you Irene and John for the great comments - hope to see you again next year
“Ottimo! The only downside was having to leave.”
Reviewed 16 Aug 2016
I had booked our holiday almost a year in advance having seen Pigna featured on a Place in the Sun. Ian and Sue's house seemed perfect as it offered lots of indoor and outdoor space for me,my husband … More
WOW!! Thank you Sam and family for the 'Ottimo' review!!
So glad you had a great holiday and we'd love to welcome you back to our house in Pigna anytime. Just drop us an email if you want to re-book, we always get busy in the summer holidays but we're happy to offer families who've stayed before priority if we can. Hope you're not too sad to be home although understand how you miss the place, we do too!!
Ian & Sue
In the centre of the village we propose this delicious flat, recently renovated, inside a medieval house. Being south faced it has sun the whole year. The flat, with high wooden ceilings, is made of a double bedroom furnished with antique furniture, a large living room
This property in an ancient stone house is in the historic centre of Pigna, one of the several medieval villages of the Nervia valley. It has sun all the year being south faced. The apartment has beautiful vaulted ceilings, a panoramic balcony where you can have lunch
Charming 500 year old townhouse on 4 levels. Perfect for a winter or summer retreat!The property is south facing and gets the sun all year round, yet in the summer the thick walls keep it lovely and cool after a day in the sun. On the ground floor is the kitchen/dining
A wonderful 4 storey home from home. There was everything we needed from books, dvds, games , hairdryer etc ... We had a fabulous 4 days here and felt like locals ! The owners went out of their way to… More
“Wonderful base for exploring Italian/French Riviera & Maritime Alps”
Reviewed 6 Oct 2013
Having previously stayed in several villages along the Ligurian coast we were looking for a village with a few more facilities on the door step and a less perilous drive to reach it. Pigna was the pe… More
“Comfort, character and charm”
Reviewed 29 Jul 2013
The house is in a central location in Pigna, a medieaval village of great charm. The location affords easy access to the stunning mountain scenery of the Ligurian Alps, and is half an hour from the be… More
Think of long lazy summer days, spent in a haze of late breakfasts at the village coffee bar just next door, cappuccino, freshly squeezed orange juice and mouth watering pastries or a lovely piece of fresh focaccia stuffed with ham and cheese to start your day. Take
Pigna was just the holiday we were looking for. Ancient beautiful village, away from the hectic resorts of the mediterranean, yet still close enough to spend a few days on the beach when we wanted to.… More
“Has What You Need”
Reviewed 17 Aug 2012
Great location for relaxing or exploring the surrounding area. The apartment itself has everything you need and was clean and comfortable. Fans in the bedrooms would be the one piece of equipment th… More
The old mill has two large bedrooms, one with a double bed and windows over the river and a door to the outside terrace, both bedrooms have an ipod stand to bring yor music. The second bedroom has two single beds and a window overlooking the waterfall made by the riv
“amazing mountain hideaway with its own stream & stunning waterfall view”
Reviewed 12 Aug 2011
The Mill is set in lovely scenery with green forest in every direction. The location between stream waterfall and forrest is unbeatable. On a clear night, the moon rises over the mountain silhouetting… More
Thank you for your excellent review, we have tried to make the Mill as comfortable as possible, unfortunately we will not be able to put a bath in as the bathroom is too small, but we do out best to attend to all improvements that we can make at the Mill and we hope to welcome you back in the future.
“Paradise_the real Italy still exists”
Reviewed 10 Aug 2011
First of all I want to congratulate Sandro for his amazing work with the mill. We also felt very wellcome and could find all we need it at the mill. The place looks exactly as in the photos below, so … More
Thank you so much for your wonderful review and we are so very happy that your stay in the Mill was memorable as this means a lot to us we love it so much. We hope to welcome you back in the future.
“Interesting base in beautiful locality”
Reviewed 21 Jul 2011
My husband and I were the first guests to stay in this unusual and eye-catching property arriving slightly before the renovation was totally completed. It is best suited to families with two older ch… More
A unique medieval townhouse newly refurbished to an exceptionally high specification throughout and now available for rent in the charming medieval village of Pigna, Liguria. The house is well equipped, beautifully furnished and offers three good sized bedrooms all fea
These newly renovated property is in the historical centre of Pigna, a medieval village in the Nervia valley which is 20 minutes from the sea. It has sun all the year being south faced. The apartment, which is on the second floor of an ancient building, has a bedroom w
We have two rooms - one with a double bed and one with two single beds. Both rooms are en-suite and have tea and coffee making facilities. These rooms are reached by an outside staircase and, therefore are not suitable for wheelchair users. The double room has a balco
Characteristic medieval old town house. The house is south facing with a delightful balcony, overlooking the valley. The house is on four levels and split into two properties. On the ground floor there is a large utility/cellar containing a new washing machine and ironi