Oltrepo Pavese by Just Villas Direct
Situated in the province of Pavia, in Lombardy, 50 kilometres south of Milan, the hills of the Oltrepo Pavese are one of the last green regions for a holiday in Italy with a dfference. The area is renowned for its selection of excellent wines, very good food, and folklore, and is served by the several of Italy’s most important motorways: Turino - Piacenza - Brescia and Milan -Genoa. The importance of the wine production has been practiced in the Oltrepò Pavese for at least 3,000 years and this historic fact has been established by the imprint of a cluster of grapes on a sandstone rock discovered in the district., The enchanting landscape, create a halo of magic and of historic atmosphere that families and travellers seeking new and unique destinations ofr a holiday in Italy love so much. Indeed, the current trend of tourism is seeking rural countryside worldwide, and Italy with its beautiful countryside and sophistication provides many fabulous locations for that perfect holiday in Italy catering for even the more demanding of international visitors. The strategic position of Oltrepo Pavese with its proximity to Milan, the most important city of Lombardy, give to the region something more, making it a desirable place to visit during a holiday in Italy, and ideal to spend a week-end for total relaxation, enjoying the beautiful scenery, sampling the cuisine, and tasting the wine. No visit to the area is complete without spending time in Milan for its fabulous shopping opportunities, taking an afternoon among showcases in Via Montenapoleone, seeing the fantastic Duomo. The experience can be completed by a meal during the evening in the countryside, cossetted by the “savoury attentions” of a famous chef. Hotel and villa accommodation is available thru Just Villas Direct.