Brugnato and Pignone

Brugnato and Pignone

Brugnato and Pignone are two towns in the province of La Spezia with an "Orange Flag" for their environmental tourism quality and well-preserved historical centres. These two towns will amaze you thanks to their historical and artistic heritage, all to be discovered! In addition, thanks to the proximity with the Vara River, you can try your hand at acrobatic canoeing and rafting. If you prefer to travel by land rather than by water, you can choose from the many trails on foot, bike or horseback, entering the wild nature of these lands, partly in Montemarcello Magra Vara Park.

Nome in dialetto: Brignæ e Pignón, Pignün

IAT: Proloco via Casale 89 19020 Pignone

Telefono: 0187887002

Email: pignoneproloco@libero.it

IAT: Piazza Martiri 1, 19020 Brugnato (SP)

Telefono: 0187 896526

Email: brugnatocom@libero.it

Book: “I ponti di Pignone (The Bridges of Pignone)”, L. Cascarini and G. Berghic, GIacchè Editions, 2009

Discover Pignone and its rich historical and architectural heritage

If you are looking for things to see in Pignone, here are some suggestions: the Church of Santa Maria Assunta, at the western end of the village, the archaeological site of Mount Castellaro and the numerous bridges scattered throughout the territory, such as the medieval bridge of the Aqueduct. Our advice is to travel without a precise destination through these lands, where every corner hides a little gem!

The Bishop's Palace has been home to the Diocesan Museum since 2001. Inside it, you can visit the diocesan section (with sacred furnishings and works of art) and the archaeological section.

Historic Brugnato

Ancient churches, fascinating architecture, medieval doors, all for you to see (and even more), just by going to this hamlet. Starting in Piazza Maggiore and Piazza San Pietro squares, walk through several

The name “cavagnetto” in Ligurian dialect means basket and refers to the unusual shape of this cake, used to offer eggs to children

Lands rich in the flavours of Ligurian culinary tradition

In Brugnato and Pignone, don’t miss out on the tasty and genuine, local products. There is something for every taste: onions, mozzarella, potatoes, Canestrelli biscuits, sausages and beans. Outstanding desserts include the aesthetically beautiful “Cavagnetto”: more importantly, it’s good to eat!

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