Camogli is in itself a work of art, its typically Liguria-colored houses, the small port with the fishermen, the small village with flowers on the balconies and the clothes hanging out, all in harmony just like in a painting.
There is everything in Camogli, you can live and build your itinerary to discover tradition based on your passions: savor the cuisine, visit the maritime museum, the basilica of Santa Maria Assunta, Castel Dragone and participate in events. You just have to choose.
Founded by Gio Bono Ferrari in 1937, the maritime museum takes its name from its founder and is located in the street with the same name near the historic center of the village.
The collection, which highlights the importance of Camogli's seafaring, is made up of objects devoted to the nautical world starting from the French domination of Napoleon Bonaparte (1797-1815) up to the First World War.
Erected in medieval times, in the thirteenth century, Dragone Castle, also called Castello della Dragonara, a popular definition deriving from the term "Dragonaria" which means "vortex of storm air" to indicate the particular position overlooking the sea often exposed to heavy seas and storms, overlooks the most extreme part of Camogli, providing people with wonderful views.Continue
The Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta, dating back to the twelfth century, stands on what is called the ancient medieval island, the fulcrum of the village, where the political and religious life of the hamlet was carried out in ancient times; today it represents the symbol of Camogli.
It can be reached from the small square of the nearby marina by climbing a wide stairway.
The Theater of Camogli, inaugurated on September 30th, 1876, thanks to the wish of 60 families of the local bourgeoisie who had made their fortune with the sea when Camogli was one of the major shipping powers of the time.Continue
On the hill above the center of Camogli stands the Shrine of Our Lady of the Boschetto, which for centuries has been a place of worship kept alive with constant care and devotion to faith.Continue
The Niccolò Cuneo Civic Library was inaugurated in 1948 and, since 1963, it has been located in Via Gio Bono Ferrari, where it houses over 56,500 volumes.Continue
The events that take place in Camogli contain all the tradition of the place, from the sea, to the typical flavors, to the romanticism, all of which distinguish this territory.Continue