Very important architecturally and historically is the ancient medieval city centre of Ventimiglia, perched on a hill overlooking the new town. The Church of San Michele Arcangelo was erected in the 10th century by the Counts of Ventimiglia on the foundations of a pagan temple. Later it was entrusted to the Benedict of Ventimiglia

The town of Ventimiglia, which often appeals as the “Western Gate of Italy”, is divided into two parts by the River Roia, which flows into the Ligurian Sea: a medieval, perched on a hill to the right ( Ventimiglia Alta) and is the second center in Liguria for extension after Genoa, and a modern, built on the left bank of the river from the nineteenth century.

Ventimiglia is well known for its climate, its beaches , for its historical sites of natural history and important international events, such as the Battle of Flowers, the Medieval August, the Regional final of Miss Italy, Desbaratu and great weekly market of Ventimiglia on Friday, including the first ever in Italy and Europe..

Ventimiglia is also famous for the Hanbury Bothanical Gardens established by Sir Thomas Hanbury in 1867. The Hanbury Gardens were recently used as a set for the Film Grace of Monaco.

Medieval Old Town of Ventimiglia Ventimiglia Old town is located just 5 minutes drive by Car from Hotel La Riserva di Castel d’Appio. The Church of San Michele Arcangelo was erected in the 10th century by the Counts of Ventimiglia on the foundations of a pagan temple. Read More

Le Calandre Beach The Calandre Beach is the closest Beach to Hotel La Riserva di Castel d’Appio. Reachable in just 5 minutes by car. It has natural sand and cristalline blue water

Monaco Monte-Carlo One of the most famous and glamorous cities in the World, Monaco (Monte-Carlo) is located just 20 mins by car from Hotel La Riserva di Castel d’Appio. It’s the location of the famous Grand Prix de Monaco and Le Casino de Monaco as well as many other famous events. Read More

Dolceacqua Dolceacqua is one of the medieval villages of the Nervia valley and it’s placed along the river of the same name. Its oldest part, dominated over by the Doria’s castle, is called Terra and it’s situated at thefoot of Mount Rebuffao. The newest part of the village, called Borgo,is situated on the opposite bank of theriver along the road that climbs up the valley. You can reach Dolceacqua in about 30 mins by car.

Sanremo San Remo , a small seaside town in Liguria , near Italy – France border ,is known for the Festival of the Canzone Italiana , for the Casino and for the flowers. The Festival is a contest that takes place every year in February , where well known and less known italian singers go to and sing new songs. The Eurovision has been inspired by the Sanremo Festival. Sanremo il located just 25 minutes by car from Hotel La Riserva di Castel d’Appio. Read More

Ventimiglia Friday Market At the Friday Market you can find made in Italy products of all brands at outlet prices, shoes, leather bags, perfumes, food and much more. It’s a tourist attraction that attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world. Read More

Hotel & Restaurant La Riserva di Castel d’Appio is the perfect place to celebrate your wedding or your event (birthday, anniversary, etc…)

Our restaurant offers fish specialties in the best Italian Riviera tradition and tasty and sophisticated international dishes that can be personalized according to your menu choice. Wide and careful choice of wines. Indulge yourself in this exciting cuisine in a classy setting all embellished with a unique and extraordinary view.

Our panoramic terraces and our garden are the perfect setting for your photo shoot to make your day unforgettable.

We also offer special prices if you and your guests decide to stay at the hotel.

For more information, please contact us at 0039 (0)184229533 or