Rapallo is one of the most beautiful municipalities by the sea of the provice of Genoa,, in Liguria. It is located in the centre of the Gulf of Tigullio, the town has developed around its evocative historic centre, rich in prestigiuos sites of great historic, artistic and landscape value.
From the centre going towards the hamlets that climb on the hills of the town, the territory features glimpses of undebiable beauty that attract tourism.
Rapallo is the 6th town in Liguria for number of inhabitants (about thirthy thousand), it has become famous for being the premises of two peace treaties at the end of WW1: the treaty of Rapallo in 1920 between the Italian kingdom and the kingdom of Yugoslavia, and the treaty between the Republic of Weimar and the Soviet Union, in 1922.
The town can be discovered easily on foot, as the distance beween the historic centre and the surrounding areas is not particulary significant.
Talking about means of transport, Rapallo distinguishes itself for its cable car, the only one in Liguria, that will take you, in a few minutes, to the Sanctuary if Montallegro, located at 600 metres above the sea level.
From this magnificent place you can appreciate a breathtaking view, without mentioning its spirituality and the deep concentration that you can feel entering this sacred place, built after the appearance of our Lady on 2 July 1557.