Pegli is a small area that is part of Genoa and is considered its suburb.
Pegli is located in the Western part of the coast of Genoa.
Once the Pegli area was the most prestigious location on West from the city center of Genoa, where he built expensive villas and loved to entertain aristocrats.
Despite the development of the Maritime industry and the construction of port areas, Pegli, and is now considered one of the most prestigious and beautiful areas of Genoa.
The beaches and the promenade of Pegli, Genoa
The beach Pegli runs along the line of the sea at a distance of about 2 kilometers.
East beach Pegli the longest, it stretches from the port to the Park is the arena of artists ('arena degli Artisti).
On the beach large gray sand and pebbles.
Behind the beach and to the Mall Carcetti (Molo Archetti), along a small rocky stretch of coast Park is the arena of artists to the waterfront, recreation areas, children's Playground and car Parking (rent a car in Italy →).
Monument to the dead at work in the service.
The Park and almost to the Marina Castelluccio (Marina Castelluccio) stretches a strip consisting of a small beach segments separated by stone breakwaters.
This part of the coast is Pegli is characterized by pebbles of different size, while in the Western tip is the stony and rocky areas.
On the beaches: deck chairs and sun umbrellas and a few beach cafe-bars, boxes.
Along the beach runs the road surface and the pavement (embankment), along which is located the former aristocratic Villa, as well as cafes, restaurants and shops.
Near the beaches and the sea is the Park of the Mario Peragallo (Giardini Mario Peragallo) with a fountain, monument and recreation areas.
Attractions Of Pegli Genoa
Cozza Castle (Castello Chiozza)
Castle Cozza is a neo-Gothic Villa with the tower located near the beaches.
The Villa was built around 1880 on the ruins of the fortress of Lomellini that guarded Marina.
Vianden Castle (Castello Vianson)
Castle Vianden is located on the rocky coast in the Western part of the coast is Pegli.
Built in 1907, this Gothic revival home offers picturesque views of the coast and marine waters.
The Church of Saint Mary Immaculate and S. Marciano (Chiesa di S. Maria Immacolata e S. Marziano)
The large dome of the Church is clearly visible from the waterfront, and it not only brings a picturesque and color Pegli, but also characterizes the panorama of the waterfront.
The Church was built in 1884 and opened for worship on 11 April 1887, although still not completed.
Villa Durazzo-Pallavicini (Villa Durazzo Pallavicini)
Villa Durazzo-Pallavicini, with its romantic Park is one of the most significant monuments of Pegli.
Today the Villa belongs to the municipality of Genoa and within its walls is located the Ligurian archaeological Museum with its adjoining Park, is one of the historical gardens in Europe.
Villa and Park, in their present form, date from the mid-nineteenth century, but the original complex, formerly the mansion of the Grimaldi family dates back to the eighteenth century.
The Villa is located near the train station of Genoa-Pegli (Genova Pegli), at the following address: Via Ignazio Pallavicini, 13.
The website of Villa Pallavicini: villadurazzopallavicini
Photos railway station in Pegli
Villa Doria Centurion (Villa Doria Centurione)
The Villa was built in 1540 for the banker Adamo Centurion. The name of the architect who designed the Villa is unknown.
Later the building was rebuilt and enlarged.
In 1908 the Villa was sold to a real estate company, and in 1926 moved to the municipality of Genoa. For several years the Villa was used as a municipal separate residence "delegation" of Pegli, who had just joined the "Great Genoa". In 1930, the building became the residence of the Civil naval Museum and a branch of the secondary school "Giuseppe Mazzini".
Currently the Villa has a Renaissance style, surrounded by a public Park, and within its walls is housed the Maritime Museum, which presents a collection of Maritime paintings, ship models, nautical charts, and objects used in the marine and port area, illustrating the history of the Ligurian Navy from the middle ages to the present day.
The website of the Maritime Museum: museidigenova
The Church Of Sant'antonio Abate (Chiesa Sant'antonio Abate)
In 1443, on the site of an earlier Church, the chapel was built under the name "Romitorio di S. Antonio abate", in the place where in the fourteenth century lived the blessed Martino ANSA, the hermit, remains of which are in the present Church.
The erection of a small religious building was entrusted to the minor Franciscans, who erected a Shrine in 1602. Also was built the bell tower, in addition to the basic functioning of the observation tower. In 1680, the chapel was expanded.
Elevated to the rank of parish in 1957 and in 1962 the Church was completely rebuilt.
In addition to these, in Pegli are also other churches and villas, once owned by noble families and rich people.
In Pegli there is a small amusement Park - parco Avventura Genova Pegli. The Park's website.
The area of Pegli on the map
Where to stay in Pegli (hotels Pegli)
The 3-star hotel Mediterranee, located in the 18th-century on the waterfront.
It offers free covered Parking. Some rooms offer sea views.
The restaurant with bar serves Ligurian specialities and classic Italian cuisine. The room price includes: Breakfast or Breakfast and dinner. Link to the hotel
The hotel "b & b" L'oasi, located 200 metres from the seaside promenade.
It offers free bike rental, a garden with barbecue facilities, Wi-Fi in all areas and private Parking.
Room rates include Breakfast. Link to the hotel
Hotel style "bed and Breakfast" B&B Porta del Mare features a furnished terrace with sea views and free Wi-Fi.
The rooms are equipped with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. The private bathrooms come with a shower, a Hairdryer and free toiletries.
Room rates include Breakfast. Link to the hotel
La Casetta di Dory sul mare offers a shared lounge and free Wi-Fi.
The Windows offer views of the sea and the city.
Apartment: 1 bedroom, a flat-screen TV, a kitchen with a microwave and a refrigerator, a washing machine and a bathroom with a bidet. The link apartments
La Casa di Dory with free Wi-Fi and air conditioning.
The apartment offers: 1 bedroom, living room, flat-screen TV, a kitchen with a dining area and a bathroom with bidet and washing machine. The link apartments
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