grand hotel alassio

Hinterland Of Alassio And Albenga

Discovering the inland villages of Alassio.

Cisano sul Neva
The Tower of Saracens
A funerary monument dating approximately from the second century AD. In the area there are still some old city walls, fortified between 1274 and 1288 by nearby Albenga as well as the four towers at the corners of the old town.

The Church of St. Mary Magdalena
The parish church is from the XVII century while the tower is currently a civic tower with adjoining clock and bell marking the hours; the religious bell tower instead plays the Hail Mary at religious functions.

Zuccarello
Church of St. Bartholomew the Apostle
Dating back to the thirteenth century. The Romanesque bell tower is made in tuff, with mullioned windows dating back to the fourteenth century. The interior, which preserves its baroque style, holds valuable works among which, a painting by Orazio De Ferrari, the wooden grave of St. Bartholomew and the pipe organ dating back to the fifteenth century.

Castelbianco
Church of the Assumption
The Baroque style parish church houses a valuable eighteenth century organ.

Garlenda
Multimedia Museum of the 500 Car - Dante Giacosa
The Museum will appeal to fans of this great little car, to those who are interested in cars and engines and to historians eager to take a glimpse of the history of Italy, which, thanks to the 500 car finally began to travel on four wheels and towards modern times.