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VERNASCA

Description
With no doubt inhabited since pre-history, the area preserves remains of S. Colombanos romanesque parish church and was a fief of the Malaspinas and then of Tollas Abbey. Apart from these remarkable remains, nowadays Vernascas economy relies mainly on agriculture. The surrounding hills are planted with vineyards: in effect, the area is well-known for DOC wines, mentioned and appreciated even in the middleages.
Altitude
420
Population
2.358 (2008)
Telephone
Comune di Vernasca tel. +39.0523.895223
Information Office
Last update
15 February 2017
News and information edited by the Tourist Information Office of the Municipalities of Bobbio, Borgonovo V.T., Castell'Arquato, Piacenza and Vigolzone