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Centro Storico di Albenga

Largo Doria, Albenga, Italy
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A leap of 800 years in the past

The well preserved walled city is a treasure trove of tall towers and awesome churches, and it also... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cervo, Italia
Atmosphere and Daily Life

With a history going back to Roman times, the heart of Albenga is a great place for a stroll, a... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
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Largo Doria, Albenga, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The well preserved walled city is a treasure trove of tall towers and awesome churches, and it also encloses countless restaurants, bars, boutiques, open-air art galleries and a unique naval museum displaying the rests of a Roman ship that sunk probably two thousands years ago...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

With a history going back to Roman times, the heart of Albenga is a great place for a stroll, a meal, a church and/or museum visit and a chance to admire the ancient architecture. There is plenty of everyday life here. The jury is out...More

Thank ulysses4
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Our time here was very short but what a delight it is, with its narrow streets and squares - full of charm and character, Drawn to the imposing tower of The Cathedral of San Michele, we went in to view the large painted ceiling, Well...More

Thank Swan P
Reviewed 30 September 2016

So the river moved and we don't have totally sandy beaches, but for the visitor this is nothing but positive. An intact medieval town center (including towers) provides an intriguing core, while the river bed provides a home for wild boar, and there is a...More

Thank Nina R
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice, small town with everything you need for s short visit - the sea, good food, great atmosphere, historical places, architectural beauties in right proportions!

Thank Magda L
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We went there twice...and each time was unique. It's full of cozy places to make an aperitif and/or having dinner..for every pricing...!!!

Thank Emanuele G
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Step back to the Middle Ages, when Albenga vied with San Gimignano for the title of city with the highest number of towers. Within the well preserved walls are still a good number of those tall constructions, that marked the pride of the local leading...More

Thank opossumd
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We visited on Saturday evening and Sunday morning so unfortunately lots of places were closed when we got to them but a stroll through the narrow streets with their old buildings was worth the visit. The centre was beautifully decorated as we coincided with the...More

Thank Linda21025
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Stopped off in Albenga for the afternoon on our trip around the Ligurian Coast! So glad we did! Old roman ruins and little alley ways full of restaurants and bars with a wonderful authentic Italian atmosphere! Quite a sleepy town but this all adds to...More

Thank Glenda M
Reviewed 9 August 2015

It was amazing. recommend to do it. This tower located in the heart of the little Albenga. You also will find small restaurants around.

Thank Elizabeth D
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