Lombardy, you don't expect: the Oltrepo' Pavese wine routes

Jul 15, 2021 184

At the extreme southern border of Lombardy, where the Po Valley meets the Apennines mountain range, one of the most magical and least known territories of Italy unfolds: the Oltrepò Pavese. The hills of the Oltrepò Pavese are immersed in a beautiful wavy scenery characterized by a mild climate that benefits from winds from the Ligurian Sea, the hills are punctuated by small and charming villages that still preserve all the charm of the farming culture and will give you the clear feeling of taking a leap into the past and land in Italy in the 1950s.

Along the way, you will often come across castles that recall the feudal history of the area, agritourism with animals and many spas. These smooth hills are characterized by a calcareous and clayey soil and are crossed by the 45° parallel: these two aspects make them particularly suitable for the cultivation of vines. Driving along the roads of the Oltrepò Pavese you will be amazed when you see the slopes completely covered by the vines that take on all the shades of green in spring and move on to the poignant colors of autumn in autumn

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