GARDENS OF THE RIVIERA
- You will reach Ventimiglia by motorway and from here you will reach La Mortola, a place along the boarder with France. (22 km. / 13 miles – about 30 min.)
- Visit to the Hanbury Gardens which is one the most important botanical gardens in the world. They were established in 1867 by the Hanbury family and in 1983 the University of Genoa succeeded in restoring them to their original splendour. The Gardens stretch over 18 hectares of land: 9 hectares are devoted to spontaneous plants, while the remaining 9 hectares are devoted to exotic plants. Australian forest plants, the Japanese Garden, and the cycads from the Far East are worth mentioning.
- Visit to the Balzi Rossi Prehistoric Caves and its nearby museum. Possible stop at a charming pebbly beach at the bottom of the cliffs. Here you will be able to find one of the most exciting view of Liguria.
- Back to San Remo via the Aurelia road and possible stop at Bordighera to visit the Pallanca Garden where you will be able to see plenty of cactuses coming from the four corners of the world.