The territory of Pigna is configured as mountain area and occupies most of the Alta Val Nervia. It includes two towns: Pigna, the capital, and the fraction of Buggio. The tops of the mountains on the northern slopes of the valley are the watershed line with France, and reach over 2000 meters of altitude. represent the highest mountain range in the Alpine foothills Ligurian, they are often referred to the most beautiful mountains of Liguria, or the little "Dolomites".
The artistic heritage of Pigna is surely one of the richest and best preserved of the countries of the val Nervia; the Parish Church of St. Michael, with the facade in local stone embellished by wonderful ceiling rose in white marble consists of twelve columns converging nell'Agnus with banner. Behind the altar, the apse, is placed the great altarpiece painted by Giovanni Canavesio, a beautiful gilded wooden architecture in Renaissance style, the church of Saint Bernard, the slate portals distributed around the historical center testimony of the importance the village, the ruins of the church of St. Thomas are some of "our" wealth.
A network of trails, suitable for hiking and for mountain bike, offers tourists an alternative "natural" must !!
The "Raviolata of St. Tiberio" which is held every year on 10 October. The culinary event recalls an ancient tradition that at the time of the Saracen raids on the coasts of Liguria, they have repeatedly tried to enter the village of Pigna, and during one of the sieges Pignaschi decided to collect all the oil that was they hold in large containers that did warm up and overthrew the content boiling on the invaders who finally beat a retreat not trying more storming the country. At this point the inhabitants of Pigna decided to celebrate their victory with a great eaten their dish, the ravioli, but not having the oil toss them ate so without dressing, only with cheese. This anniversary is commemorated each year on October 10 ancient day when celebrating the saint, hence the name of the party.
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