B&B “Casa Berbera” is located at 650 mt above sea level, about 15
km far from Bobbio (towards Genova) and Travo (towards Piacenza) and is
surrounded from meadows and woods.
It is bordered by the imponent bare rock of the Pietra Parcellara, a
small mountain of ophiolite (black serpentine) which overlooks the
surrounding hills. This rock, also defined the “Cervino of the Trebbia
Valley”, is easily reachable from the B&B going towards Travo
and from its top, after a short and quite easy path, in 10 minutes you
will have a beautiful view of the Trebbia Valley, the Bobbiano Valley,
the Luretta Valley, the Mount Penice and all the surrounding areas.
From the Pietra Parcellara going in
direction Travo through a round
hills scenery you will encounter another bare ophiolite rock: the
where you can find either the perfect place to begin
your climbing-school or to
watch the prehistoric Tritons, who lives in
the two natural pools hollowed out in the rocks, nearby the Saint Anna
Sanctuary, embraced by the Pietra Perduca.
In the village of Travo it is possible to visit an archaeological
Between Travo and Bobbio reaching the village of Perino it is possible
to reach the natural waterfalls of the
river Perino, the highest of
which is 17 meter high.
The track is around 7 km long with a difference in level of about 250
mt and can be covered in about two hours, it is quite easy and present
only few steps without protection, which could be particularly
dangerous for children.
the B&B going toward Mezzano Scotti, you will reach the medieval
village of Bobbio with its
beautiful and ancient Ponte Gobbo
bridge), the castle and the Cathedral of Saint Columban and its
From the village of Bobbio it is possible to raeach in a few minutes by
feet the river Trebbia that with its pure water and the beauty of the
landscape is an irresistible attraction during the summer.
A few kilometers from Bobbio it is possibile horse riding.
Bobbio, driving forward on the S.S. 45 you can find the beautiful loops
of the river beyond San Salvatore where it's possible to swim in
crystal tourquise water of the Trebbia
Trebbia river and the valley are the perfect place to practice those
sports activities demanding respect for the environment but
“poor” and within the reach of everybody, like swimm, canoe, kayak,
canyoning, orieentering, rafting and sports fishing, which find in our
river a really beautiful training ground.
the village of Bobbio going towards Pavia you can reach the Mount
Penice where during the winter (if there is good snow) you
can ski and in the other
months you can practice mountain-board.
by "Sci club Monte penice" and "Passopenice")
In Spring and Summer in the nearby medieval
villages, likes Bobbio,
Rivalta, Paderna, Grazzano Visconti and Castell'Arquato take place many
cultural events (particularly famous the Bobbio Film Festival organized
by Marco Bellocchio, the Val Tidone Jazz Festival and the Fair of
ancient Fruits and Flowers at Paderna) and numerous festivals
dedicated to the local products.
The local gastronomy is influenced by the different tradition of the
near regions: Liguria, Piemonte, Lombardia and Emilia and offer a wide
choice of flavors.