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Orco Feglino in Italy | Province of Savona, Liguria

The region around the small village of Orco Feglino in Liguria, Italy, is ideal for those who like climbing.

Orco Feglino

Orco Feglino

Orco Feglino

Savona

Orco and Feglino

The two small localities form a municipality in the upper valley of Aquila

Travel tips

Travel tips

The San Lorenzo baroque church in Feglino

The ruins of Castello di Orco in the archeological park in the village of San Lorenzino in Orco, near the local church of the same name and the remains of the medieval castle.

History

History

The locality consists of two villages: Feglino and Orco which lies on higher ground.

The first historical records made of this area date back to around 967 when Castrum Orcas was mentioned inside the Marca Aleramica. It became property of Bonifatius del Vast in 1091 and was subsequently passed on to Enrico I del Carretto, the founder of the Count-ruled Finale Empire under, in 1142.

The feudal lords built a castle in the village of Orco, surrounded by walls and a tower.

The area has been part of the province of Savona since 1927.

How to reach

How to reach

Orco-Feglino is about 30 km southwest of Savona behind Finale Ligure in the upper valley of the river Aquila. It can be reached through the A10 highway, and it has a highway exit of its own.

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