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Punta Manara

Punta Manara, 16039 Sestri Levante, Metropolitan City of Genoa, Italy

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About Punta Manara

Punta Manara is a considerable triangular-shaped promontory extending into the Gulf of Tigullio, which extends between the Ligurian towns of Sestri Levante and Riva Trigoso in the province of Genoa, subject to environmental protection since 1977.  A destination for many tourists from all over the world, it is one of the most popular excursions for visitors to the city. Located at the extreme west of the gulf, it offers extraordinary views of the coast and many animal and plant species that inhab



Attractions near Punta Manara

Castello Brown16.15km from Punta Manara

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.

Parco Regionale di Portofino16.53km from Punta Manara

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.

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.

Castello di Punta Pagana16.91km from Punta Manara

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.

Sanctuary of Our Lady of Montallegro17.5km from Punta Manara

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

Il Giardino di Villa Durazzo17.65km from Punta Manara

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.

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The Liguria region is a destination recommended both for those who like relaxation and for dynamic people: with its jagged land, its hills, peaks and cliff-hanging villages, is the ideal spot for hiking or bicycling, diving or paragliding, as well as visiting villages rich in history.