SenSuoSa in Levanto

SenSuoSa in Levanto is back!

Finally we come to the sixth edition of SenSuoSa in Levanto, or trails, sounds and flavors.

It’s a total sensory experience, an evening full of emotions, sharing, discovery, laughter, dishes and products of our tradition and good wine. In short, an evening you will remember with pleasure.

In the past three years we had more than positive results, so here we come to the sixth edition.

SenSuoSa event in Levanto

Friday, June 22nd

The route winds in the central part of the valley. Once left Levanto through the gate of San Martino, we’ll follow the ancient Via dei Monti to the hamlet of San Rocco Plan.

The route continues towards Ridarolo known since 1226. The village, with its linear structure, is placed on the ridge between the valleys of Ghiararo and Fontona streams. The church of San Giovanni Battista dates back to XIV with additions during XVI and XVIII.

From there, passing by the former Villa Taliacarne (sec. XVII), we’ll reach San Bartolomeo and its little countryside church (sec. XV) for whose feast on August 24th locals prepare the traditional négge, a kind of wafers bearing religious symbols.

 

SenSuoSa in Levanto

Upon arrival in Pastine, the lovely hamlet hosting us, we will be entertained and delighted by the performance of Japanese tenor Kitaya. He will perform several opera arias and you’ll get the detailed program upon arrival.

At the end of the concert we will be enjoying a typical Ligurian dinner, with two main courses, homemade dessert and the wine from the valley of Levanto will be served too.

We’ll get back to Levanto by minibus. Departure around 10 p.m.

Saturday, July 14th

The tour takes place in the western part of the valley. Once left Levanto through the gate of San Martino, we’ll follow the ancient Via dei Monti to the village of Pié di Fontona.

From there the trail climbs to Chiesanuova, linear terraced village documented as early as 1165, at a short distance from Legnaro.

The village is divided into three groups at the center of which is the church of San Pietro. The underlying oratory of Our Lady of Grace contains a valuable table attributed to the so-called Master of Legnaro.

Oasi Hotel, Levanto - SenSuoSa

Upon arrival in Legnaro we will be overwhelmed and excited by the energy and talent of the students of the Royal Academy of Music of London, the oldest and most prestigious musical institution in Britain.

After the concert we will taste some dishes and products of the traditional cuisine of Liguria: two main courses, homemade dessert and the wine from the valley of Levanto will be served too.

We’ll get back to Levanto by minibus. Departure around 10 p.m.

Thursday, August 23rd

The route, which winds in the western part of the valley of LevantoWe’ll start with a brief visit to the Church of the Annunciation where are preserved two remarkable paintings. For instance St. George slaying the dragon by Pier Francesco Sacchi (early sixteenth century) and the miracle of San Diego by Bernardo Strozzi (early seventeenth century), as well as an interesting canvas of GB Casoni signed and dated 1641.

We will then head to the village of Lizza known since the thirteenth century. We will also stop to see some interesting buildings of the XVI immediately after the village, a group of old mills.
From there we’ll reach Lavaggiorosso (275 meters above sea level), already documented from the late Middle Ages and placed on a major trail linking Levanto with Alta Val di Vara.

 

Oasi Hotel Levanto, SenSuoSa

Upon arrival in Legnaro we will be entertained by GVMN Musica Popolare, performing classic pieces and songs of the popular tradition.

After the concert, as usual, we will taste some dishes and products of the traditional cuisine of Liguria.

We’ll get back to Levanto by minibus and the d the departure will be around 10 p.m.

Friday, September 7th

The route winds along the cape of Mesco, passing through the Water Gate and following the ancient route that leads to Monterosso, passing the Red House of Massolas where in 1931 Guglielmo Marconi carried out experiments on VHF.

Back in the village we’ll pass by the Malaspina Castle (XII century) and the Church of Sant’Andrea (XIII century), from which we’ll reach the Piazzetta of Compera. On this square in 1500 was located the local headquarters of the Banco di San Giorgio, the first European modern bank.

Upon arrival in Piazzetta of Compera we will be overwhelmed and excited by the energy and talent of German trumpeter Johannes Faber and guitarist Dario Ricci. They’ll be performing several jazz and blues pieces and you’ll get the detailed program once on the square.

Once again, at the end of the concert we will taste some dishes and products of the traditional cuisine of Liguria.

Oasi Hotel, Levanto - sensuosa

The meeting point for SenSuoSa in Levanto is in square Cavour at 6.00 p.m.

€ 28 fee per person. Children up to 13 years are our guests 🙂

 

* In case of bad weather, the program may be modified
** We recommend suitable footwear (no sandals, flip flops and heels …)