Ventimiglia attractions

Gardens in Ventimiglia

Giardini Botanici Hanbury

Established in 1867 by English businessman Sir Thomas Hanbury, the 18-hectare Villa Hanbury estate is planted with 5800 botanical species from five continents, including cacti, palm groves and citrus orchards. Today…
Market in Ventimiglia


Ventimiglia is best known for its huge Friday market when hundreds of stalls sell food, clothes, homewares, baskets and everything else under the sun. The market is concentrated on Piazza della Libertà, near the riv…
Archaeological Site in Ventimiglia

Area Archeologica

Sandwiched between the road and the railway line on the eastern edge of town, these Roman ruins bear testimony to Ventimiglia's Roman romance and include the remains of an amphitheatre and baths dating from the 2nd …
Cathedral in Ventimiglia


A pretty but non-descript small town cathedral.