Seborga and Ospedaletti

Seborga and Ospedaletti

A village arising in a panoramic position on the Riviera di Ponente, Seborga has an extensive history of traditions, having even been a tiny principality between 954 and 1729. This history has never been forgotten and, indeed, lives on today - complete with an appointed king, laws and even its own currency (the "luigino"). The principality may no longer exist today but its history is yet another reason to explore this beautiful town composed of stone and breath-taking vistas.

Nome in dialetto: Sebórca e Spiarêti

IAT: 24, Via XX Settembre, 18014, Ospedaletti

Telefono: 0184689085

IAT: 1, Via Maccario, 18012, Seborga

Telefono: 0184 223859

Email: turismo@proseborga.it

On the throne is Princess Nina of Seborga, born Nina Menegatto. She was born in Kempten (Germany) in 1978 and also speaks fluent Italian, English, French

A labyrinth of stone

Like many towns in the west, the historic center unfurls concentrically and is characterised by narrow alleys, along which you come across quaint craft shops. Well worth seeing is Piazza San Martino, overlooked by the 17th century church and the Palazzo dei Monaci.

Seborga is included in the Italian Touring Club - Orange Flags and one of the “Most Beautiful Villages in Italy”

Musical instruments

Strolling along the alleys, you will find a permanent exhibition of musical instruments, which includes 135 invaluable ancient instruments dating back to various eras. At the town's entrance, the small 13th century Oratory of San Bernardo is well worth a visit.

Rediscovered by the SlowFood Foundation, the Black Tomatoes of Seborga are a speciality of the agri-food tradition. Increasingly rare, they have a sweet taste ideal for preparing tasty salads

Rich yellow

Liguria is famous for its flowers and Seborga is one of the places where these flowers are grown. The colour of choice is yellow, like the mimosa and the characteristic “seborghina” broom that are harvested here. The terracing is adorned with olive trees from which comes the fantastic

Ospedaletti is criss-crossed by a 24 km cycle path that runs along the route of the old Genoa-Ventimiglia railway. It links the municipalities of Ospedaletti, Sanremo, Taggia, Riva Ligure, S.Stefano al Mare, Cipressa, Costarainera and S.Lorenzo al Mare

Ospedaletti beach

Symbolic of that uniqueness that connects the sea and mountains within a few kilometres is the beautiful beach of Ospedaletti, just a short distance from Seborga, between Capo Nero and Capo Sant’Ampelio, a wonderful natural amphitheatre with numerous coves and corners to explore.

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