Savona and its artistic treasures and not!
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Arrival in Savona, a quiet and reserved town that reveals itself step by step as a pleasant city, rich in historical testimonies and places of art that express a truly surprising cultural generosity. Stop at the main monuments. The Fortress of the Priamar is one of the icons of Savona, but the most important symbol of the city is the Torre del Brandale, a fourteenth-century tower whose original bell rings every time something special happens in Savona.
Typical lunch in a restaurant.
In the afternoon continuation of visits with: Via Pia and Piazzetta della Maddalena, Duomo and Sistine Chapel commissioned by Sixtus IV who had studied as a child in this Franciscan monastery. The chapel served as a funerary chapel for the parents of Pope Sixtus IV, Corso Italia, Via Paleocapa and Piazza Mameli. At the end, tasting of chinotto, this small citrus with an intense aroma originating in China, which is cultivated in an extremely limited area of the province of Savona and which has become a Slow Food presidium. It is mainly used to be candied or preserved in spirit, but it is also well known for its use in the famous drink of the same name.
LIGURIA - Savona