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New Years holiday at the Ecovillage

Come enjoy your winter break and New Year’s Eve at Torri Superiore! We are open from 28/12 to 01/06 , a beautiful period for hikes on the valley trails and walks on the Mediterranean coast,…

Ospitalità a Rifiuti zero: 4 esempi virtuosi in Italia

with Francesca Bascialli and Silvia Tebano. In life and in relationships with others often we repeat the same emotional and relational models. Sometimes this is a source of pain and conflict,…

Holidays at the Ecovillage! Click here for a video

Book now your holiday in Torri Superiore! A relaxing stay in the countryside, a stone’s throw from the sea, in a familiar and international environment. Prices from 43 Euro/person per…

Bring your group to the Ecovillage!

Torri Superiore is the ideal place to organise seminars, conferences and retreats for groups up to 25 people. Our guests can alternate study time with relax, and enjoy communal living, organic…

Cultural Association

The Torri Superiore Cultural Association was founded in 1989 with the aim of restoring and re-inhabiting the beuatiful, abandoned medieval village.

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Courses and seminars

“Vivere la Transizione – Living in Transition”: our training programme runs again from October 3. Workshops and seminars on sustainable living at the Ecovillage, two courses in English.

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The fascinating structure of the village, the lovely surrounding environment and the warm atmosphere created by the residents make Torri Superiore the ideal place for a relaxing and stimulating holiday.

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The work of building and developing an ecological and sustainable way of life at Torri Superiore wouldn’t be possible without the help of volunteers. Find out out you can partecipate in our activities.

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Welcome to Torri Superiore

Ecovillage and holiday accommodation in western Liguria, north Italy (download the bochure here: part 1 and part 2)

dipinto piccThe medieval village of Torri Superiore is a  jewel of popular architecture situated in the foothills of the Ligurian Alps, a few kilometres from both the Mediterranean Sea and the French border, close to the coastal town of Ventimiglia. Dating from the 13th century, the village consists of three main buildings with over 160 vaulted rooms, all linked by an intricate labyrinth of stairways and terraces. Its complex and fascinating structure has been compared to a labyrinth or fortress, built on the side of the mountain. The village has been largely entirely restored and is now open to ecologically-minded visitors for workshops, courses, cultural and environmental education and also as guest accommodation. It is perfect for those interested in learning more about ecovillage living, or who would simply like a short break in beautiful surroundings. We have single, double and group rooms available and Torri is conveniently situated for local walking. All activity at Torri takes place within three inter-related and partially overlapping circles: The Torri Superiore Cultural Association, founded in 1989 to oversee the restoration of the medieval village and the creation of the ecovillage, cultural centre and resident community.

The Ture Nirvane Cooperative Company, founded in 1999, which manages our ecotourism and oversees the running of courses, workshops and other educational activities.

The resident community, made up of around 20 members, all living and sharing life in the village. Torri Superiore is situated between the Alps and the Mediterranean in western Liguria, northern Italy. Several languages are spoken here including Italian, German, English, Dutch and French. Responsible travellers who visit us will find that Torri provides ideal holiday accommodation and surroundings in which to relax, explore, enjoy and learn more about community living.