San Remo holiday homes and apartments - stay on the Italian Riviera
Not far away from the French border and located near Imperia lies the amazing town of San Remo, a place with vibrant history, rich culture and some wonderful modern attractions. San Remo is a jewel in the Italian Riviera and has been established since the Roman times! While a trip at any time of the year is possible thanks to the warm climate, visit in January or February to enjoy the beautiful spectacle of the Flowers Parade, where there are floats carrying fabulous creations with blossoms and if fireworks are still the best sight in the world for you then stay in a villa in San Remo during August and enjoy the Ferragasto or International Fireworks Contest.
Don't miss the local cuisine of San Remo
No stay in San Remo is complete without indulging in the local cuisine. From Focaccia and olives, to sardenara, try them all and satisfy your hunger before setting off on some more exploring and sightseeing. You can walk around in the La Pigna, a Pedestrian only area which is always very tranquil and enjoy the sight of the Madonna della Costa sanctuary. La Pigna is the oldest part of San Remo and 17th century Sanctuary is best known for its mosaic cobblestone. Of course, it's possible to relax on the beach, as well. If you'd like to discover some beaches close to San Remo, you should drive along the coast to France and stay for a day in Cap d'Ail or Villefranche.
Activities in San Remo
You can also relax at the beach of San Remo and soak in the Mediterranean sun. Shop for the olive oil that San Remo is famous for and perhaps cook yourself a meal if you are staying in a self-catering San Remo apartment. Considering that this city is known as the city of flowers, you will enjoy perfect views from the holiday villas San Remo has to offer. Due to its very good location San Remo is a wonderful starting point to drive by car along the coast. You should definitely consider visiting the following places during your trip: