Itineraries around Ospedaletti and on the French Riviera

Luoghi da visitare in Costa Azzurra e borghi medievali come Dolceacqua, Apricale, Seborga e Bussana Vecchia e poi Golf Sanremo, Circolo tennis e pista ciclabile.

Discover Ospedaletti and the surrounding area.

French Riviera

  • Menton

    Menton is located on the Italian border, a charming town known for growing fine lemons.
    Things to see
    Basilica of Saint-Michel-Archange
    Palais de l’Europe
    Museum of Fine Arts
    Jean Cocteau Museum

  • Monaco

    Built on a rock surrounded by luxurious palaces and majestic gardens, its popularity peaks during the annual Formula 1 Grand Prix.
    Things to see
    Monaco Cathedral
    Oceanographic Museum
    Japanese Gardens
    Prince’s Palace

  • Nice

    A lively, effervescent city that offers society and culture, with onerous restaurants, nightclubs, shops, museums and medieval streets.
    Things to see
    Promenade des Anglais
    The Old Town
    Matisse Museum and Marc Chagall Museum
    Palais Lascaris
    Orthodox Cathedral

Medieval towns

  • Dolceaqua

    Dolceacqua is a spectacular village. The famous painter Claude Monet was struck by the simplicity and beauty of its medieval architecture, with a castle and humpback bridge.
    Famous for Rossese wine and its traditional sweet cross-shaped buns and michette breads made with shortcrust pastry and lemon.
    Things to see
    Doria Castle
    Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge)
    Church of San Antonio Abate
    3D Visionarium
    Fireworks in August

  • Apricale

    Known as the town of murals, this village is perched inland of Bordighera.
    Wandering down the medieval streets, we find the main square where many events are held, the most famous of which are a show by Genoa’s “Teatro della Tosse” held at the start of July and the Pansarola Festival (a local sweet made with zabaglione cream).
    Things to see
    Lucertola Castle
    Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli
    Genoa’s “Teatro della Tosse”
    Famous pottery school

  • Seborga

    A small medieval village near Bordighera and Sanremo, it is home to little over 300 people.
    For many years, Seborga has proclaimed itself a “principality” independent from Italy, with its own prince, crown council, military and currency.
    Things to see
    Parish church of San Martino
    Church of San Bernardo
    Monks’ Palace and Seborga Mint
    The old prison
    Museum of Ancient Instruments

  • Bussana Vecchia

    A stone’s throw from Sanremo lies a village of artists born from the ruins of a medieval town that was hit by an earthquake and then abandoned.
    During the 1960s, the ceramic artist Clizia moved his workshop from Turin to this abandoned village, founding a colony of artists from all over Europe who were fascinated by this land suspended in time.
    Things to see
    Church of Sant’Egidio
    Oratory of San Giovanni Battista

For sports lovers

  • Bike trail of the “Riviera dei Fiori” coastal park

    This one-of-a-kind bike path runs along the coast and by the beaches. It stretches for 24 km from Ospedaletti to San Lorenzo al Mare.
    Well-equipped, monitored and organised with 3 lanes, allowing you to run and cycle from sunrise to sunset.

  • Tennis

    For tennis lovers, there is a club 250 metres from the residence with 4 clay courts and 2 hard courts where you can book lessons with an instructor.

  • Golf

    The ‘Degli Ulivi’ Golf Club is 25 km from the residence. Its 18 holes have been the scene of important events in the sport over the years, from the Italian Open to the Masters and the European Senior Tour.