Albenga Villas and Holiday Rentals Albenga
Albenga is situated on the gulf of Genoa which is of Italy's principle seaport and one of the most beautiful parts of the Italian Riviera. Genoa has its own small airport and a rail service running between some of Italy's main cities including Milan, Pisa, Rome and Turin, making for easy travelling around the area. For visitors wishing to explore the Italian Riviera, Albenga is a very good base indeed. Accommodation if plentiful and is suitable for all tastes and budgets and ranges from villas and apartments of all different sizes.
Things to and See in Albenga
Based in the largest Medieval centre in Europe Albenga has some wonderful places of interest to visit. Full of old narrow winding streets with wonderful little shops and cafes this beautiful town feature the Towers of Albenga, some wonderful cathedrals and castles and museums featuring some wonderful artefacts dating back over the centuries. The fascinating Battistero is beautiful ancient monument full of beauty and mystery. There are some wonderful villas in Albenga available to rent for those wishing to spend a while in the beautiful part of the world and have the freedom of self-catering accommodation.
Food and Drink in Albenga
When we think of Italian food we usually think of pasta and pizza and as wonderful as these dishes are they are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the wonderfully diverse cuisine of Italy. Although pasta and pizza do form the base of many Italians diet there are many wonderful dishes which are specific to every Italian region. In Albenga the staple is seafood and many of the dishes in the area are based on this alongside the wonderful olive oil, rich tomatoes, olives and herbs which grow naturally in this wonderful country, making the cuisine similar to that in Sicily or the Aeolian islands, like Salina. Italian wine is wonderful, whether you choose the rich red Pinot Noir or a crisp white Soave you will not be disappointed, as Italian wine is somewhat mellow and flavoursome, making it perfect to wash down lovely meals or enjoy outside on a warm summer’s evening. There are some wonderful restaurants serving traditional Italian cuisine from the region and you will always be able to find family run businesses near your holiday home in Albenga.