APARTMENT 45 sqm. new and very elegant apartment, you will find: the board with iron and ironing board, hairdryer, air conditioning, security door, free parking, owned ', full equipment in the kitchen, washing machine, dishwasher and microwave, refrigerator with freezer, convection oven, boiler for hot water, designer briefcase emergency room, TV ultra flat lED, balcony with table and two chairs to smoke outside. Smoking is not permitted inside. You can comfortably leave your car in the parking lot and take the bus under the house. There are many excursions to do: 1) take the train 2 km and you go one day to the Cinque Terre. 2) you take the ferry and go to Portofino, San frutuoso, beautiful bay with the Christ of the Deep, relax in one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. 3) you can go to the aquarium in Genoa beautiful do not miss it. 4) Camogli ancient city of sailors and commanders, fascinating especially at sunset of September, you can also spend a day at the beach there are private and naked, I advise private ones (sun beds, showers and toilets) within 20 min by car . 5) visit our beautiful city, the abbey of Montallegro cable car, the day the castle Rapallo, go to one of our beaches 2 km, there are many and all different, I dislike a lot of the beaches of San Michele di pagan 3km and nearby Santa Margherita Lig. 5 km, or go in the evening in Portofino 8 km. All destinations reachable by car or by bus. There is the possibility of finding parking anywhere for a fee and also free (no fee) just a little slam. At Portofino parking costs a fortune so I recommend to go there by bus. In the evening you can go to Santa Margherita Ligure and go dancing at the Lair of the Northeast, historic club where they sang the best international artists, music today is that the current commercial, welcome in a magical place. Visit Rapallo: one of the most stylish and fashionable of Liguria
Rapallo is a town in the province of Genoa, between Portofino and Chiavari. Particularly famous for its mild climate, over the years it has been the preferred winter residence by the high bourgeoisie of Italy and of the Anglo-Saxon middle class who built sumptuous villas here. Especially in the area of the hills, in fact, there are many villas that over the years have hosted many celebrities are able to transform what was a quiet fishing town in one of the trendiest locations of Liguria.
Rapallo is the second most important city of the Tigullio Gulf and its symbol is the old castle surrounded by the sea that once served to defend the city from pirate invasions and where today are held art exhibitions.
Rapallo is a very picturesque town with an incredible medieval and Renaissance architecture.
Places to discover in Rapallo
Its historic center is the medieval village, with buildings dating from the eighteenth century. Among the most striking buildings is reminiscent of the Old Town Civic Tower, built for the first time in 1473 and later was increased, a century later, with the addition of a clock tower. This building is one of the most classic examples of Baroque architecture in the city, and perhaps in all of Liguria. Among the religious buildings worth a special visit to the Church of Santo Stefano, which is the oldest building, dating from the eleventh century. E 'was the first Christian parish in the region and it is still a functioning church. The Church of San Francesco is another magnificent sacred building. Built in 1519, it is made of white pebbles and blacks, in the traditional Ligurian style copied throughout Europe and North America.
A few meters from the shore, surrounded by water, there is the Castle built in 1551. Designed by Mastro Antonio Carabo to protect the town from pirate raids, who had looted Rapallo in 1549, is one of the first entirely progettatiti military buildings for the use of firearms, which in those years were beginning to replace the traditional weapons.
Among the particularly famous historic villas are Villa Marina and Casale Park built in the nature of the Casale Park. From the mid-seventeenth century Villa Marina belonged to several wealthy families, until the Countess Maria Casale, its last owner, gave both the building and the park to the city of Rapallo. .
Alongside these historical testimonies Rapallo is especially famous for its beautiful promenade where, walking among palms and olive trees, offers a splendid view of the entire bay. The landscape ranges from the coffee-colored buildings, the sea, the Castle and the harbor. Considered one of the most elegant places of Liguria is also full of wonderful cafes and small restaurants very sought after.
How to reach Rapallo
The nearest airport is Cristoforo Colombo of Genoa C. Colombo. Like all the cities of the Gulf of Tigullio, with the exception of Portofino, Rapallo is also easily accessible by train. Alternatively you can use the Maritime Service of Tigullio that reaches all the main towns in the area.Get the full listing »