Sanremo, or San Remo, is a small city in Liguria on the north-western coast of Italy. As part of the Italian Riviera, it is a popular tourist destination. If you are planning on taking a vacation to this city or the surrounding area, then these are some of the things you can see and do during your stay.
The Public Gardens
Sanremo is considered the floral city of Italy and it is clear to see why if you visit the public gardens. One of the largest public gardens in the city is at Villa Ormond. Highlights of the gardens include citrus and olive trees, a Japanese garden, and stunning fountains.
San Remo Casino
If you are looking for a fun way to spend your evenings, then Casino Municipale Sanremo is a great choice. This Art Nouveau building stands on the harbor and consists of two floors of slot machines and an elegant salon.
La Pigna- The Old City
Dating back to the 11th century, this area of Sanremo consists of narrow passages that lead up to the highest point of the city and are lined with stacked houses. You will pass many little shops before reaching the Sanctuary of Madonna della Costa at the top of the city. The sanctuary boasts an impressive dome to the exterior and beautiful paintings, an organ and an ornate altar on the inside.
Tre Ponti Beach
As this is a coastal location, you should spend some time at the beach, especially if you are looking for budget-friendly ways to spend your time. Tre Ponti beach is an attractive beach that is a popular spot for tourists to the area.
The Russian Orthodox Church
Sanremo was once a popular winter destination for Russian tourists. For this reason, the Russian Orthodox Church was built there in 1913. The architectural style of the church is very similar to the San Basilio in Moscow.
Sanremo Festivals There are many festivals that take place throughout the year in Sanremo and you should try to take part in these in some way if you are in the area at the right time. In February, there is the Italian