Welcome to Sanremo, one of the gems of the Riviera dei Fiori in the beautiful region of Liguria. Known as the “City of Flowers” and famous for its mild climate all year round, Sanremo is an ideal destination to spend a day full of beauty, culture, and relaxation.
If you have decided to spend your holidays in Liguria, Sanremo is less than an hour’s drive from the Relais del Maro. Ready for a trip out of town? Get ready to immerse yourself in the elegant atmosphere of this charming coastal town!
Your day in Sanremo could start with a walk along the famous Via Matteotti, an elegant and busy street surrounded by luxury boutiques and trendy cafes. Admire the historic buildings and stop for a light breakfast in one of the traditional cafés. Taste a fresh croissant and an Italian coffee to start the day in the best way.
After a pleasant walk, head towards the heart of Sanremo, the Casino. This historic and impressive building is a true symbol of the city and is known worldwide for its glamour and atmosphere. Even if you’re not interested in trying your luck, it’s still worth a visit to admire its charming architecture and soak up its elegant atmosphere.
After the Casino, take a short walk to the Old Port (Porto Vecchio), a picturesque marina where you can admire the many yachts and boats. Relax on one of the café terraces and enjoy the sea view, watching the boats go in and out of the harbour. You can also take advantage of the opportunity to take a boat ride along the coast, admiring Sanremo from a different perspective.
At this point, it’s time to explore the historic centre of Sanremo, known as La Pigna. This charming labyrinth of narrow cobbled streets and stairways will take you back in time, with its colourful old houses and flower-covered balconies. Lose yourself in the narrow streets, discovering artisan workshops, souvenir shops and small traditional restaurants. Breathe in the authentic atmosphere of this historic district and enjoy its unique charm.
For lunch, stop at one of the local restaurants and taste Ligurian specialities. Enjoy a delicious focaccia, accompanied by a glass of local wine, and let yourself be tempted by fresh fish-based dishes, such as Sanremese-style cod or stuffed anchovies.
After lunch, take a moment to relax by strolling through the famous gardens of Villa Ormond. These beautiful gardens offer a panoramic view of the city and the sea, with their shaded paths, fountains, and exotic plants. Sip a coffee at the outdoor café and enjoy the tranquillity of this charming place.
To end your day in Sanremo in a memorable way, you cannot miss a visit to the Ariston Theater. This historic theatre is famous for being the venue for the Sanremo Italian Song Festival, one of the most important musical events in Italy. Take a guided tour inside the theatre, admire its architectural beauty, and learn about the history of this internationally renowned cultural event.
If you still have some time on your hands, take the opportunity to take a walk along the beach, enjoy the sunset over the sea and maybe take a dip in the crystal-clear waters. Sanremo offers equipped beaches and beautiful coves where you can relax and regenerate.
Sanremo is a city that will enchant you with its elegant charm, breath-taking views, and refined atmosphere. A day spent here will leave you with treasured memories and a desire to be back for more. Are you ready to live an unforgettable experience in the splendid Sanremo, the pearl of the Riviera dei Fiori? Do it from the Relais del Maro for a break of beauty and relaxation in an authentic and unique setting!