SenSuoSa, or Paths, Sounds and Flavors
A guided food and wine tour through the Levanto valley, between nature, music, joy and typical recipes and food.
The participation fee includes guided tour, dinner with traditional dishes, wines, concert and minibus back to town.
Piano di San Rocco – Gallona – San Bartolomeo – Ridarolo
Leaving the village through the door of San Martino, follow the ancient Via dei Monti up to Piano di San Rocco. The itinerary continues to the village of Gallona (news from 1276) where the traditional négge are prepared, a sort of pods bearing religious symbols distributed to the faithful on the feast of St. Bartholomew on August 24th. On reaching the small church of the same name in the countryside (15th century), and past the former Villa Taliacarne (17th century), we reach the hamlet of Ridarolo, of which we have news since 1226. The village, with a linear structure , is placed on the hilly ridge between the valleys of the Ghiararo and Fontona streams. The church of San Giovanni Battista dates back to the fourteenth century with extensions of the centuries. XVI and XVIII.
Vocal Group MusicaNova di Levanto: For voices only: Ancient and modern polyphony.
The MusicaNova Vocal Group of Levanto, founded in 1988, has a repertoire that ranges from classical polyphony to popular singing.
The Group, which has over 300 concerts to its credit, promotes the knowledge and dissemination of choral music in all its forms. To this end it organizes the Levantese Choral Review (XXV Edition in 2019) which was attended by choral groups from Italy and from various foreign countries (Great Britain, Germany, Switzerland, Bulgaria, Holland, Sweden, Lithuania, USA, Philippines, Australia ) and the Levantese Organ Review at this year’s XVII edition.
At the end of the concert you can taste some dishes and products of the Ligurian culinary tradition. The evening menu includes Genoese minestrone, herbal salty cake and a homemade typical cake. We’ll be obviously drinking the wine of the Levanto valley.
The bus back to town is scheduled around 10 p.m.
Date, time and location
Piazza Cavour Levanto
23 August 2019, hours18.00
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