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Sanctuary of Our Lady of Montallegro

Via al Santuario, 24, 16035 Rapallo GE, Italy


About Sanctuary of Our Lady of Montallegro

The basilica sanctuary of Nostra Signora di Montallegro is a Catholic place of worship located in the hamlet of Montallegro in the municipality of Rapallo, in the metropolitan city of Genoa. The building is located on a hill about 612 m asl.  Considered one of the main Marian sanctuaries of the Genoese metropolitan territory and of Liguria, it was built by the Rapallo population between 1557 and 1558, together with the annexed shelter for pilgrims, after the apparition of the Virgin Mary on 2 Ju

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Castello di Punta Pagana4.51km from Sanctuary of Our Lady of Montallegro

The castle of Punta Pagana is located in the extreme point of the same name inside the private park of Villa Spinola, the latter residence of the Grand Master of the Order of Malta since 1959. The ancient seventeenth-century fortress is located in the administrative territory of Rapallo, west of San Michele di Pagana, along the geographical border with Santa Margherita Ligure.

Il Giardino di Villa Durazzo5.43km from Sanctuary of Our Lady of Montallegro

Villa Durazzo Pallavicini is a historic noble residence located in the municipality of Genoa. It is located in Pegli, a residential area in the west of the city. The complex, now owned by the municipality of Genoa, consists of a building, home to the Ligurian archeology museum, a park of almost 9 ha among the largest historical gardens in Europe, and a botanical garden named after the noblewoman Clelia Durazzo. The entrance is located next to the Genova-Pegli railway station.

La Cervara - San Girolamo Abbey at Monte di Portofino7.16km from Sanctuary of Our Lady of Montallegro

The Cervara abbey, or abbey of San Girolamo al Monte di Portofino, is a former monastic complex, a place of Catholic worship, located along the provincial road 227 which leads from Santa Margherita Ligure to the village of Portofino. The abbey is surrounded by various gardens, including an Italian garden overlooking the sea giving it a unique aura.  La Cervara is part of the network of the Great Italian Gardens, the Association of Historic Houses and the Ligurian Gardens.

Parco Regionale di Portofino7.8km from Sanctuary of Our Lady of Montallegro

The regional natural park of Portofino is a protected natural area located in the Riviera di Levante, about thirty kilometers east of Genoa, in the geographical area of ​​the eastern gulf of Paradise and western Tigullio. The body is mainly made up of the municipalities of Camogli, Portofino and Santa Margherita Ligure, the latter seat of the park and the Portofino marine protected natural area. The park was established by law 1251 of June 20, 1935.

Castello Brown8.26km from Sanctuary of Our Lady of Montallegro

The castle Brown , formerly the castle of St. George , is a defensive and noble house building situated uphill to the castle in Portofino , the Tigullio.  During excavations in the area where now stands the military fortress were discovered traces of an ancient tower of sighting the Roman era that historians have established between II and III century, its dating. The castle, located in a strategic position since it was possible to have a wide view over the village and the area.

Monte di Portofino8.61km from Sanctuary of Our Lady of Montallegro

The Portofino is the highest mountain of the promontory of Portofino and is part of ' Appennino Ligure.  On the summit, there is the Rai broadcasting center inaugurated on 20 September 1953.  Mount Portofino is 610 m high and is entirely included in the Portofino Regional Natural Park. It is located on the border between the municipalities of Camogli and Santa Margherita Ligure.  The flora of the mountain is typical of the Mediterranean, between the species present there is the bracken.

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