Santa Margherita Ligure
3 km from Rapallo is located Santa Margherita Ligure , a little town of approximately 9 thousand inhabitants which is also located on the East Coast and specifically in the inner part of the Gulf of Tigullio. The whole country is surrounded by lush Mediterranean vegetation and is joined to the territory of Portofino thanks to sumptuous villas with gardens that stand out on the Dolphin Coast.
Within the municipality of Santa Margherita Ligure is also part of the natural protected area of Portofino. Despite Santa Margherita Ligure is a country there are many things to see tourist ofinterest that can turn back to the particular history of this whole area, traceable since Roman times.
From the architectural point of view there are buildings of great cultural value that enrich even more this area already rich in nature and views. Do not miss the Basilica of St. Margaret of Antioch Parish-Shrine of Our Lady of the Rose and the parish church of St James Court, the parish church of San Siro, the Church of the Capuchin Friars. Also interesting are the many speakers who find space within the urban context such as the Oratory of Our Lady of the Addolorata, the Oratory of Our Lady of Suffrage and the Oratory of St. Bernard and Lucy.
Leaving aside the religious context also with regard to the civil architecture of the housing can be found very valuable places like Villa Durazzo Centurion and the marble monument to Christopher Columbus. The Castle of Santa Margherita Ligure and the Castle of Paraggi are then two steps required for those who want to know these lands and all their secrets.
Although the artistic beauty are also many in Santa Margherita Ligure the most beautiful and spectacular nature, which is surely finds its highest expression in the beauty that is typical. In addition to the typical Mediterranean vegetation can be found along the coasts are in fact a lot of the details that enrich the visit of odors and aromas, and unique in their peculiarity.
Ask the staff to BEST WESTERN Hotel Tigullio Royal the right route to Santa Margherita Ligure and things not to be missed!