Is the most famous resort of the "Riviera of Flowers", with an extremely mild
climate, just 60 minutes from Nice International airport and 45 minutes from Monte-Carlo.
Places of interest: the medieval old town centre known locally as "La Pigna",
the Russian Orthodox Church, the Cathedral of San Siro with its Romanesque-gothic
style, the Casino, the town symbol dating back to 1905, the Borea d'Olmo Ducal
Palace, Villa Nobel, Villa Ormond with its luxuriant botanical garden.
Sports: 18-hole "Golf Club degli Ulivi", horse-back riding, two tennis clubs,
ancient marina "Porto Vecchio" with its Yacht Club and new marina "Portosole".
The town is well-known for its highly developed floriculture, its numerous social,
cultural and sports events (Italian Song Festival, bicycle race Milano-Sanremo,
"Old-Timer" Car Rally) and for the illustrious personalities who lived here, such
as Monet, Ciajkovskij, Alfred Nobel, founder of the homonymous prize plus several
prize winners, the most famous European Royal Families, as well as the present
international jet set.
Sanremo is also the ideal destination for conferences and meetings and the gateway
for excursions to the fascinating medieval villages of the hinterland or to the
nearby glamorous French Riviera.
Finally, a must is the shopping in the elegant boutiques of the centre, the antique
workshops and at the picturesque open-air market which is held in the morning
on Tuesdays and Saturdays.