Discover three villages on the sea: the lively Finalmarina, the more rural Finalpia and thestunning Varigotti plus the inland medieval village of Finalborgo and the colorful hamlets ofGorra, Monticello, Olle, Perti, Calvisio, Verzi e Le Manie.
Rightly considered one of the jewels of Liguria, a few miles away from the lively coast, thisvillage was founded in 1100 by the Del Carretto marquises. Thanks to its historical walls,palaces, churches and castles, Finalborgo gained recognition in the National Association “IBorghi piu' Belli d'Italia” (The most Beautiful Villages in Italy).
A breathtaking sunset walk on the beach, a romantic castle overlooking the marina, buildingsof great artistic value. Strolling through the centre of Finalmarina is a wonderful journey thattakes you back to the seventeenth century: the palaces, dating back to the Spanishdomination, boast slate portals, original ornaments and coats of arms.
The village of Finalpia preserves its rural origins with great respect for history and tradition,and rises between terraced hills dedicated to the cultivation of grape vines and olive trees. InFinalpia you can find top-quality vineyards like Vermentino, Pigato and Rossese DOC of theRiviera Ligure di Ponente, olive groves of the cultivar Taggiasca and citrus groves includingthe popular Chinotti, Slow Food presidium of the province.
With its crystal clear waters, stone piers, colourful houses and a stunning viewpoint on theSaraceni bay, Varigotti is all about the sea. The village is bordered on the western side by thesteep and verdant cape of Punta Crena; towards the mountain side you will find an easy pathto the medieval church of San Lorenzo, overlooking the sea.
To know more about Finalborgo and all the villages of the Savona area:
www.finalborgo.it – www.borghitalia.it