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Exclusive; Among nature; Near water
Long beaches from end to end of the city, to enjoy also in spring, the services and the facilities of Portosole, the largest touristic port in the Mediterranean sea, the unique yacht club that organizes the prestigious ‘Giraglia’, one of the most popular sailing regattas in Europe, and the boating trips to the Sanctuary of Cetaceans which hosts the highest concentration of whales and dolphins in the Mediterranean Sea.
In the homeland of the famous Milan-San Remo cycling route, the lovers of the bikes can enjoy a new cycle-pedestrian trail , a path winding for 24 km from San Lorenzo al Mare to reach Ospedaletti, all along the San Remo coast.
In the Matuzia inland, the natural park of San Romolo - Monte Bignone offers the perfect trails for mountain biking. The spring weather, all year round, allows hiking in the blossomed hills in every season.
The historic villas and the parks dominate the landscape of the city. The scenery of the gardens is marked by palm trees, olive trees and many monumental fig trees, exotic species which are acclimatized to the particular weather conditions. Do not miss Villa Ormand, 1889, which hosted illustrious guests as the principles of Prussia, the Duke of Aosta and Princess Elizabeth of Austria, and then Villa Nobel, the residence of the famous Swedish scientist founder of the namesake award, which is now a museum.
The heart of the town center, totally car free, is crossed by via Matteotti, the city highlight for shopping, the ‘salon’ of prestigious brands. But this central San Remo street does not fail to meet the needs of those who love culture and invites you to pay a visit to the archaeological museum in Palazzo Borea d'Olmo, a baroque building dating from the XVIth century. At a short walk distance, the alleys which, through the ancient medieval gates, lead to the old quarter of the Pigna, the second most important old town centre in Liguria.