Situated in the lush Ligurian countryside, in the ancient hamlet of Praglione adjacent to Garlenda Golf Club and the village of Garlenda, nestled between the sea and the hills in close proximity to the sandy beaches of the Italian Riviera ports of Alassio, Imperia and Sanremo and the Medieval and Roman( too much and ? towns of Albenga and Villanova. The cities of Ventimiglia, Montecarlo and Nice, as well as the port of Genoa, are all within an hour’s drive with Milan’s ultra chic mode and designer fashions a two journey away, whilst the famous attractions of Portofino, Rapallo, Santa Margherita Ligure and Cinque Terre (Five Lands) are within a 90 minute drive.
I Re Fenean is the perfect base for a multitude of outdoor tourist activities which includes golfing, sailing, tennis, horse riding, cycling and mountain biking, walking, climbing and trekking as well as a plethora of water sports which include yacht sailing, surfing, diving, kite-windsurfing.
Villanova racecourse for day& night horse racing. Boat trip to Cetaceans sanctuary.etc etc.. (TBC).
Avid shopaholics have a wealth of markets and designer city shopping to choose from on their doorstep here whist Italian art, history and culture enthusiasts will not be left disappointed.
Less active guests can enjoy the open peaceful and unspoilt scenic mountain and coastal landscapes, quaint traditional villas, and the friendly, welcoming people that this region is renowned for and immerse themselves in an atmosphere of complete tranquillity, just as, centuries ago the French “Idle Kings (I Re Fannulloni)” did. So expert were they in the art of pampering themselves that they have left a personal imprint on the local Italian dialect. So come, relax and soak up the best of Italian easy living and countryside life by becoming “ fenean” as the locals here would say !