Discover Alassio

Alassio was known since Roman times for transit along the Via Julia Augusta winding close behind. Fisherman’s village subject to raids by the Saracens, Alassio lies with its typical Ligurian style houses at the foot of two cliffs: Capo Mele, for those coming from France and Santa Croce for those arriving from Genoa creating the Bay of the Sun. The pearl of the Italian Riviera, besides being renowned as the land of sun, sea, entertainment, of the 'Muretto' and of the lover, Alassio is also popular for the beautiful natural surroundings making it an ideal destination of the Ligurian Gulf.


From a fisherman village, with the rise of the tourism, Alassio has become one of the finest centers of the Riviera, it is surrounded by greenery, flowers and gardens, and the beautiful villas on the hillside are characterized by almost four kilometers of a fine quartz and limestone beach, gently rolling into the sea. The frame of the hills surrounding Alassio welcomes small villages where life flows in rhythms worthy of old times with the savor of ancient recipes.


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