The promontory of Capo Berta: Diano Marina, Diano Castello, San Bartolomeo al Mare and the medieval village of Cervo PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 13 November 2009 10:28

 The emblem of of Diano Marina Gulf

Il promontorio di Capo Berta emerge sul golfo Diano Marina, dedicated by the ancient Romans, the goddess Diana with her towns: Diano Marina, Diano Castello, San Bartolomeo al Mare and the medieval village of Cervo.

The promontory of Capo Berta, located in the town of Diano Marina built on the plans of architect. Giacomo Pisani is a modern city with wide boulevards, the local features is embellished with a rich Mediterranean vegetation.

It is reached by motorway A10 Genoa-Ventimiglia (exit San Bartolomeo al Mare), with trains and buses, the airports of Genoa, Nice and Villanova di Albenga.

The bay is protected by the heads Dianese Berta and deer, in a stretch of about three kilometers. 

The promontory of Capo BertaStunning beaches, excellent climate: the winds are heated by compression beyond the mountains and down to the sea. October and May, with high temperatures and scarce rains, long summer with high temperatures and light breezes ever.

During the year many days of beautiful weather, with average winter between 10 and 23 degrees, mostly calm seas and regular winds that favor the sea-related sports, sailing, scuba diving, excursions to the shrine cetaceans (whales, humpback whales, sperm whales, dolphins) and long rides and walks through narrow streets, ancient mule tracks, paths just mentioned, vineyards, olive groves and orchards where people and animals have walked through the centuries, to reach the countryside and pastures.

The oil and wine with pesto and olives in brine are the most popular souvenir eno-gastronomic and sought after in the world.

The area boasts sandy beaches, which slope towards the clean sea, alternating with picturesque areas of reef, natural habitat for many species of gulls, herons, buzzards.A far da cornice a completamento della bellezza del luogo: giardini di palme, agavi e vegetazione mediterranea ed esotica.Towards the interior meet quality taggiasca cultivation of olive trees, grapevines, citrus, figs, peaches, apricots, persimmons.

The various villages, located on the hill behind, offering panoramic views over the Gulf and the Ligurian Alps Maritimes, where possible, with about a half hour drive, visit the most famous and best equipped ski resorts.

Diano MarinaSide to Imperia, past Capo Berta, suggestive promontory overlooking the sea, was the construction of elegant villas built by the wealthy middle class in the first decades of the twentieth century leading to the inclusion of many exotic species of plants, the model of a garden Mediterranean inspired by the example of Thomas Hanbury that in the second half of the nineteenth century, created the famous garden at Mortola, near Ventimiglia.

Reached the town of Imperia, at the end of the descent of Capo Berta, passing the port of Oneglia, with characteristic arcades that house restaurants and charming, enlivening the nights with music and shows.

Reaching Porto Maurizio, seven kilometers from Capo Berta are building the new marina, the largest and most modern in the Mediterranean, with 1,300 berths up to 90 meters in length, from the summer of 2010, becoming fully operational, will be the most pole of attraction and interest in yachting, sailing and ideal spot to reach places of great tourist interest and international reputation, is to Corsica to the French Riviera and the Principality of Monaco - Monte Carlo.

Capo Berta is also well known by sportsmen for the heroic deeds and epic challenges on the hairpin during the bicycle race Milan San Remo spring classic that has seen specimens of the caliber of Coppi, Bartali, Kobelt, Magni and many more part in the final tear before the finish in Sanremo for the decisive advantage and reach the finish line with the necessary advantage.


Raggiungendo Porto Maurizio, a sette chilometri da Capo Berta troviamo il costruendo nuovo porto turistico; il più grande e moderno del Mediterraneo, con 1300 posti barca sino ai 90 mt di lunghezza che, dall’estate del 2010, diventando completamente operativo, costituirà il maggior polo di attrazione e di interesse per il diporto nautico; punto ideale per salpare e raggiungere località turistiche di grande interesse e di fama internazionale, sia verso la Corsica che la Costa Azzurra e il principato di Monaco - Montecarlo.

Capo Berta è anche ben conosciuta dagli sportivi per le eroiche gesta e epiche sfide sui tornanti durante la gara ciclistica classica di primavera Milano San Remo che, ha visto campioni del calibro di Coppi, Bartali, Kobelt, Magni e tanti altri cimentarsi nell’ultimo strappo, prima del traguardo di Sanremo per ottenere il vantaggio decisivo e raggiungere il traguardo con il necessario vantaggio.

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