Diano Marina and its environs: discovering a wonderful territory

Diano Castello

Diano Castello – built around the tenth century under the name of Castrum Diani – it originates as an outpost of defense against Saracen pirates’ incursions.
The small village stands on the high grounds of the counterfort that divides the valley of San Pietro from the valley of Varcavello.

Bussana Vecchia

Fraction of the Commune of Sanremo, Bussana Vecchia certainly deserves a visit, because of its gorgeous geographic position from where you can admire the entire Gulf of Diano, and because it hosts a large community of artists that inhabited its suggestive lanes with atelier and picturesque workshops.

Gardens of Villa della Pergola

The gardens of Villa della Pergola are real heavenly places where it is possible to have a walk relaxing completely and admiring the several typologies of different plants.


Dolceacqua is a medieval small village splendidly preserved, overlooked by the imposing Castle of Dorias.
The Commune is renowned for the production of a great DOCG (registered and certified designation of origin) wine that takes the name from the Commune itself: the Rossese of Dolceacqua.


VValloria is a small village , ancient site in the Commune of Prelà.
Here art’s lovers, but not only them, will discover 151 small masterpieces by many world-famous artists that are 151 doors painted with creativity and imagination.

Cervo Ligure

Certified commune by Borghi più Belli d’Italia (Best small villages in Italy), Cervo kept its peculiarities of medieval little village by the sea.
The Church of Corallini stands out for its beauty.
Every year, the Commune hosts the famous International Chamber Music Festival.

Valle di Prelà

Absolutely not to be missed is the old small village of Pietralata, rich in religious architectures and ancient oil presses which are still working.


Sanremo doesn’t need any introduction: everyone know the city of the Italian song Festival, known worldwide for its flowers and its Casinò.

Trekking: for whom loves to live in the nature

Our hinterland offers to hikes’ lovers many different paths immersed in the nature.

Between the most suggestive we point out:

  • Diano San Pietro – Pizzo d’Evigno
  • Colle Mea (Parco Nazionale del Ciapà)
  • Val Steria (San Bartolomeo – Chiappa – Tovetto – Tovo – Villa Faraldi – Riva Faraldi)
  • Monte Lago (Colla di San Pietro)