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Trip Advisor Excellence Award!

New award received from Trip Advisor! After the Green Leaders – Platinum Level Award (the top level) received in 2014, Torri Superiore has now been awarded the prestigiuos Excellence Award for 2016. We want to thank all the guests who sent their positive reviews and allowed...

Raku ceramics workshops Nov. 20 & Dec. 11

New programme in collaboration with Francesca Simondi of Messy Lab. Sun 20/11 and Sun 11/12 PRIMITIVE RAKU  –  workshop with Roberto Di Giorgio, Raku expert , who will accompany you to the discovery of this fascinating technique and the tea ceremony. For beginners,...

An Ecovillage Holiday! Click here for a mini video

Book your holiday in Torri Superiore! A relaxing stay in the middle of nature, a few steps from the sea , in a familiar and international environment. Prices from 44 Euro per person per night half board , open buffet breakfast and dinner with organic and local foods, grown and...

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 food, walks in the beautiful green valley. In the cosy and magic ecovillage atmosphere,...

Cultural Association

The Torri Superiore Cultural Association was founded in 1989 with the aim of restoring and re-inhabiting the abandoned medieval village, of supporting the settlement of a resident community, and to aid with the creation of an ecovillage and cultural centre that could be opened to...

Courses and workshops

Magic flavours from over the borders Saturday June 25  (from 15 to 18) a short practical workshop on the use of spices, with Giordana Pagliarani. Three hours to spend together to tell, smell and taste all the history that has united the spices and herbs to the esoteric tradition....

Guesthouse and restaurant

The Torri Superiore ecovillage and guesthouse is open 10 months per year (closed in January and February), offering comfortable holiday accommodation in our unique medieval village, in the foothills of the Alps in western Liguria. We have single, double and family/multiple rooms...

Volunteering

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. Since 1992 we have hosted international volunteer work camps in partnership with the national environmental organisation...

 

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.

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