San Remo attractions

Historic Site in San Remo

Bussana Vecchia

Ten kilometres northeast of San Remo lies an intriguing artists' colony. On Ash Wednesday 1887, an earthquake destroyed the village of Bussana Vecchia. It remained a ghost town until the 1960s, when artists and coun…
Casino in San Remo

Il Casinò Municipale

San Remo's belle époque casino, one of only four in Italy, was dealing cards when Vegas was still a waterhole in the desert. The building dates from 1905 and was designed by Parisian architect Eugenio Ferret. Slot m…
Museum in San Remo

Museo Civico

Housed in a 15th-century palazzo, several rooms in this museum, some with fine frescoed ceilings, display local prehistoric and Roman archaeological finds, paintings and temporary exhibitions. Highlights include Mau…
Church in San Remo

Chiesa Russa Ortodossa

Built for the Russian community that followed Tsarina Maria to San Remo in 1906, the Russian Orthodox church – with its onion domes and heavenly pale-blue interior – was designed by Alexei Shchusev, who later planne…
Museum in San Remo

Villa Nobel

The Moorish Villa Nobel houses a museum dedicated to Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel, who established the Nobel Prize while living here.