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La Casa dell'Ammiraglio

Small history of the Casa dell'Ammiraglio

You can find the building already named in maps of the 15.th century. It was the dowry of Cavaliere Fabio Marengos in the occasion of his daughter Olivas' wedding with the future admiral Gerolamo Bollo.

Already in this period the second floor of the palace was used for the accommodation of friends in the summertime. This means that our B&B carries on this ancient tradition of hospitality.

Our guest rooms

The B&B Casa dell'Ammiraglio has two large connecting bedrooms, one of them with marriage bed, the other with separable double bed.

The living room is separated from the bedrooms by a floor and can be reached from the entrance hall, which is decorated with antique furniture and paintings of artists from the 17. Century.
It is possible to accommodate 2 more guests in this living room by setting the canape to a comfortable bed.

In our guest bathroom you will find a multi-function shower and all the other necessary sanitary facilities.

Breakfast can be arranged in the traditional, Genoese kitchen, or otherwise in the dining room.

The ceilings of all the rooms are decorated with beautiful frescos, the most particular one is the ceiling of the dining room.
The monumental antique staircase leads to the entrance of the apartment.
The master bedroom is equipped with an air condition, which can be used for the second bedroom too.

The Casa dell'Ammiraglio is very near the seastrand (some 30 meters) and our guests are entitled to access to the best strand site with only a little fee.

Excursions

To make your stay unforgettable, we have created a series of interesting itineraries for day trips to discover the natural, historical and artistic beauty of this magnificent region.

The walks around Moneglia

The paths that cross the hill of the Bracco have a big importance from the standpoint naturalistique, as well as those that take to the Parco dei Promontori (Punta Manara, Punta Baffe, Punta Moneglia)

Le cinque terre

Don't miss the view (approximately 20 minutes by train from Moneglia) at the National Park and Marine Area of the Cinque Terre: Monterosso, Corniglia, Manarola, Vernazza, and Riomaggiore. Breathtaking landscapes and gorgeous hikes on the Via dell'Amore between terraced vineyards and olive groves all along the uncontaminated sea front, where you can observe the sea life.


Portofino e Camogli

Contained in a small stretch of land running from West to East, you will find Camogli the city of a thousand sailing ships, the Abbazia of San Fruttuoso built in the 10th century: this is only reachable by foot or by sea crossing the Protected Marine Reserve of Portofino which contain the enchanted village of Portofino well known everywhere in the world, the elegant little towns of the Riviera such as Santa Margherita Ligure and Rapallo.

Portovenere e Lerici

On the outskirts of Levante you can see the marine village of Portovenere overlooking the islands of Palmaria and Tino; Lunigiana is rich with archaeological finds and is an antique medieval city; in the neighbourhood of La Spezia there are Lerici, Tellaro and MonteMarcello; the small city of Sarzana famous for its antique markets


Sestri Levante

The city of the two seas, famous to tourists since the 1800's, has breathtaking views and artistic beauty without comparison; moreover every year at the end of May The Andersen International Literary Prize attracts artists from all over world to the city.

San Salvatore di Cogorno

The small city of San Salvatore di Cogorno (close to Lavagna) is worth a detour to visit his Basilica and his papal neighborhood edified by the Popes of the Fieschi's family (Innocenzo IV and Adriano V) about in the XIII.th century.


Genova

Genoa, selected as the European city of culture in 2004, is a must see for all who visit Liguria of Levante. Of notable interest are: the biggest aquarium in Europe, the completely renovated Porto Antico, the historic center with the characteristic carrugi, Via Garibaldi (the ancient Via Aurea) with its Renaissance palaces, and the Saint Lorenzo's cathedral. Don't miss events at the Fiera del Mare emplacement as the International Nautical Show that take place every October, or Slow Fish (local gastronomy) and Euroflora.

The countryside valleys

At a short drive you can find the Fontanabuona valley, famous for its black stone (ardesia) caves, the Gambatesa's mine where you can enjoy a real miners'-train excursion, the Aveto National Park with its trails on the Alta Via on the Ligurian Mountains, the Borzone's abbey of the XI century, the characteristic Varese Ligure ancient town famous for the biological products and the intensive utilization of natural energy's sources (sun and wind); the San Nicolao's mount with the archaeological site of the'ospitale' lost into the trees.


Contact Details

Address: Piazza Fabio Marengo 26/2
16030 - MONEGLIA (GE) - Italy
Telephone +39.0185.490.030
Website: www.casaammiraglio.it
   

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This page was last updated: 01 December 2012

   
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