Welcome to Rapallo
Rapallo, with its half moon Gulf, is a TOWN ALL to discover!
With its spectacucular coastal town lying between mountains and sea, its temperate climate year-round and the wide variety of special events scheduled throughout the year, Rapallo offers unparalleled beauty and an a excellent quality of life
RAPALLO: THE SANCTUARY OF MONTALLEGRO – CABLEWAY
The Sanctuary was built at the top of a hill where the Virgin Mary, appeared to a peasant in 1557. The sanctuary can be reached in 7 minutes by cableway, the only one in Liguria
THE ANCIENT CASTLE ON THE SEA
Built on a cliff surrounded by the sea in 1549, at the end of the promenade, the castle is the symbol of Rapallo. In the years it was used for different purposes and also as a prison for a long time. After the recent restoration nowadays it is the venue of the most important exhibitions and conventions in town
PORTOFINO- SAN FRUTTUOSO BAY
An ancient and sophisticated village overlooking a sea of indescribable beauty. The famous "Piazzetta" nestles in a small nook along the coast: the heart of fashionable Portofino. The San Fruttuoso Bay, accessible via a pathway or by boat, travelers will find a charming village, at the center of which there is the monumental complex of the Abbey of San Fruttuoso di Capodimonte.
THE “CINQUE TERRE”
The five hamlets of the Cinque Terre are located on the west coast of the Riviera. The five Villages are: Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia , Manarola, Riomaggiore. The area has been turned into a National Park and proclaimed heritage of mankind by UNESCO
This striking, sea-faring village is unique of its kind in Liguria: the Doria quay is hemmed in by a number of tower-like houses which effectively turn the harbour into a fortified citadel. The islands of Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto are located just off the mainland
Genoa, a multi-faceted city that combines the ancient with the modern, the past with the present, colors with shadows. This city belongs to the sea and the sea belongs to it; its culture, places, food and buildings tell the story of the old Maritime Republic. What to see : the Cathedral of San Lorenzo, Lighthouse Tower, the Galata Museo del Mare, the Aquarium the largest aquarium in Europe.