Rapallo and Surroundings

The Ancient Castle facing the sea
Built in the 16th Century on the seafront to protect the town from the Saracen invasions, the Ancient Castle is a particular location for stamps, coins, art and photograph exhibitions. On December not to be missed the particular Crib Exhibition. For further information please visit www.comune.rapallo.ge.it

The Sanctuary of Montallegro
Rapallo offers the unique opportunity of an excursion by cable-car to the hill of Montallegro, home to the sanctuary of the same name, from where one can enjoy a breathtaking sea view often as far as Corsica island.

The Museo del Merletto (Lace Museum)
Situated in the historical Villa Tigullio within Parco Casale, the Museum boasts 1.400 rare and precious hand-made laces created between the 16th and the 20th Century, clothes and fittings. This difficult art, typical of the Tigullio sea-resorts, has been handed down from mothers to daughters. For further information please visit www.comune.rapallo.ge.it 

Rapallo Golf & Tennis Club
Created in one of the most beautiful locations in the Portofino Coast, the 18 hole Golf Club, opened in 1933, has became one of the most important Golf Clubs in Italy also for the presence of various ancient trees. Today it welcomes many Italian and foreign visitors and partners. For further information please visit www.golftennisrapallo.it