Behind Muggia, the enchanting town on the border of Slovenia, is a hill, where the ancient basilica of Santa Maria Assunta, of roman origin, can be found. The church, still holds regular mass, and contains many important testimonies of the past of this area, and is located in an extraordinary place. Around the church, is a small cemetery and a few rural houses. A breathtaking view can be enjoyed from the nearby piazza, including the gulf, the tourist complex of San Rocco and the Slovenian coast. Definitely worth a visit, go past the San Rocco village to get here, there is also the exquisite farm of the Scheriani family nearby, which is only open in the summer.