The highest of the villages of Celavu Prunelli

At an altitude of 850m, Bastelica is the highest of the Celavu Prunelli’s villages, at the foot of Monte Renosu a few kilometers away from the Val d’Ese and its ski resort.

The village is best known for the famous condottiere Sampieru Corsu,who was born there in 1498. He instigated the rebellion against Genoa in 1553, and his tragic marriage is said to have inspired William Shakespeare for the character of Othello.

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