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San Remo is the capital town of the Italian Riviera of Flowers.
San Remo’s climate has been widely appreciated since the 1800’s
San Remo is the capital town of the Italian Riviera of Flowers. Its climate has been widely appreciated since the 1800’s, but its artistic heritage, permeated by that typically Ligurian shyness, which escapes from any focus of attention, is still largely unknown. As a matter of fact, its views are extremely suggestive and its architecture and landscape make of this strip of land expanding up to the French boundary a real pearl of Italy.
In the ancient eras it was called Matuzia, to remind one of Caio Matuzio’s patrician palaces, built on the westside of the city, or, as a popular legend tells, as a memorial to the Matuta Goddess, God of the Sea and Dawn. Famous princes, literates, and scientists came to San Remo to enjoy the deep blue sea and the intense scent of its flowers.
San Remo lies in a wide inlet between Capo Nero and Capo Verde. It is a place where ends meet. Its old town is called La Pigna and is characterised by perched houses, steep streets, covered alleys, and little squares – just a glimpse of the Medieval times.
The modern town turned a village of fishermen into an elegant, world-wide famous seaside resort. Nowadays San Remo welcomes tourists and visitors all year round and entertains them with shows and numberless amusements. San Remo is famous for its Casino which was built in 1905 and is the undisputed realm of green cloth, roulette, and slot machines lovers.
Several selected shows are held in San Remo every year. The Italian Song Festival is but a clear example.
San Remo is the town of art, culture, and sports: fishing, diving, canoeing, wind surfing, and motorboating – together with golfing, riding, swimming, baseball, and fitness facilities.
San Remo is also called the Town of Flowers – its flowers are well-known all over the world – and this can be clearly seen in its luxuriant gardens, its colourful flowerbeds, and in the town parks where tropical plants flourish.
How can we forget San Remo? When you get to know it, you cannot really forget about it. Our suggestion is to explore San Remo in its most secret places, bit by bit, and do take your time
The latest news from Sanremo
Cannes, May 2015 The Festival of Cannes 2015 will take place from May 13 to May 24, 2015. All is ready for one of the most important social event of the French Riviera. The Festival will catapult the french town at the centre of the attention of the mundanity and the...read more
San Remo, March 2014 On March 23, 2014 there will be the Milan-San Remo number 105. For this occasion we have organized a week full of side events and appointments for lovers of the two-wheels of the Ligurian Riviera and for those who want to combine their hotel stay...read more
Cotè d'Azur, February March 2014 The French Riviera surprises us every year for Carnival with its fascinating events full of happiness, colors and special effects! From February 14 to March 4, 2014 there will be the 130th edition of the Carnival of Nice, one of the...read more
Imperia, November 2013 It's back on the scene, for the thirteenth edition, Olioliva, the traditional event that celebrates the extra virgin olive oil, in Imperia on November 15, 16, 17 2013. Three days entirely dedicated to the king of the Mediterranean diet where...read more
Sanremo, December 2012 Many events and activities are offered by the City of Flowers throughout the Christmas period. At Palafiori Corso Garibaldi on Sunday, December 9th, the 8th edition of the Festival of Flavors of the Alps of the sea. A spectacular food and...read more
Sanremo, February 2013 The countdown to the 2013 Sanremo Festival has already begun and can be felt throughout town, where Rai vehicles have descended and the people are teeming with excitement for the big show, which raises the curtain on Feb. 12, 2013. The Italian...read more