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The traditional peasant breakfast

We resume one of our articles from quite a while back, which we would like to propose you once again with the new safe hospitality rules: “Here at Cascina La Commenda we like to step back in time, especially at breakfast time. Each time we prepare breakfast, we think of how our grandfather would have made it, with simple but nourishing ingredients. But what was the traditional peasant breakfast like? A brief introduction: until a few decades ago, peasants actually used to have two breakfasts. The first was light and early in the morning: a coffee and then off to milk the cows or work in […]

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Happy Easter in Peveragno!

Agriturismo Cascina La Commenda wishes you to spend a beautiful Easter among family, friends and nature! Spring has come and nature is becoming colorful. What about having a walk among meadows and flowers in Peveragno? San Giorgio hill (654 mslm) San Giorgio hill watches over Peveragno. You can reach its peak and its chapel directly from Cascina La Commenda (by crossing a wood and some fields), or from the centre of Peveragno. The trail starts from the parking at the end of via San Giorgio and it climbs up the hill through terraces, small huts, pergolas and blooming trees. Follow […]

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Snow, sun and alpine architecture: two tips for winter hikes

These February days are getting warmer and longer, and we already feel the spring coming. Though, you are still on time for a hike with your snowshoes. Today we will talk about two beautiful winter hikes that are perfect for enjoying sunny slopes and discover the features of alpine architecture. San Bernolfo, Stura Valley Let’s start from the hamlet of San Bernolfo (Stura Valley), that you can reach in one hour and a half walking (or skiing) on the cross-country skiing trail that starts from Bagni di Vinadio. It is an easy trip and the difference is small. The trail […]

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Hikers and mountain lovers will find countless hikes and walks, from the Ligurian Alps to the Monviso. Paths, altitudes, landscapes, flora and fauna are so various that one holiday will not be enough to discover all their facets. Let’s start with the closest walks around us. Peveragno and its hamlets are perfect for magical walks in the woods to admire the colorful leaves and hear them creaking under your feet. From the plain up to the mount Bisalta, you can walk among woods and villages, enjoy the view of the Alps up to the Monte Rosa massif and, if you’re lucky, see a fox or a […]

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