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Castello di Punta Pagana - Things to Know Before Visiting

Via Prelo, 16035 Rapallo GE, Italy

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About Castello di Punta Pagana

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.

Attractions Near Castello di Punta Pagana

La Cervara - San Girolamo Abbey at Monte di Portofino
La Cervara - San Girolamo Abbey at Monte di Portofino2.67km from Castello di Punta Pagana

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 Portofino
Parco Regionale di Portofino3.33km from Castello di Punta Pagana

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 Brown
Castello Brown3.85km from Castello di Punta Pagana

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.

Sanctuary of Our Lady of Montallegro
Sanctuary of Our Lady of Montallegro4.51km from Castello di Punta Pagana

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

Abbazia di San Fruttuoso
Abbazia di San Fruttuoso4.56km from Castello di Punta Pagana

The Abbey of San Fruttuoso is located on the Italian Riviera between Camogli and Portofino. It is the seat of the Catholic parish with the same name of the Vicariate of Recco-Uscio-Camogli, Archdiocese of Genoa. The abbey is located in a small bay under a steep wooded hill. It can only be reached by sea or by footpaths, there is no road access.

Christ of the Abyss
Christ of the Abyss4.74km from Castello di Punta Pagana

The Christ of the Abyss is a bronze statue placed in 1954 on the bottom of the bay of San Fruttuoso, between Camogli and Portofino within the Portofino Marine Protected Natural Area, at a depth of 17 meters. The dive to observe the statue is one of the most famous excursions of the Ligurian coast, and the Christ has become over the years the symbol of the passion for diving and the sea.

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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.