San Bartolomeo was Created by the union of the two small medieval villages of San Bartolomeo and Rovere.The town owes its fame to the Sanctuary of the Madonna della Rovere, where during summer the International Contest of Vocal and Instrumental Execution for Young Talents takes place. At the back is the little historical centre Poiolo with its church “S.ANNA” surrounded by palm trees , from here you can see the valley with olive trees, oilmills, and many other little towns such as Pairola e Chiappa and in Val Steria, Riva Faraldi, Villa Faraldi  and Cervo with the International Classic Music Festival .