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Monet, Doria Castle, churches and many other places to visit …

Monet in Dolceacqua

 

Many made his first visit to the Riviera at the end of 1883 in the company of Renoir for only fifteen days.

He was so impressed by the charm of the places he just returned to Giverny, who immediately expressed the desire to return, on January 23, 1884, Monet was back to Bordighera….

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Doria Castel

 

The first document quoting Dolceacqua dates back to 1151; In fact it was in the twelfth century that the counts of Ventimiglia built the first nucleus of the castle. The castle underwent several transformations.

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Giardini Botanici Hanbury

 

The History of Hanbury Botanical Gardens
Thomas Hanbury, after purchasing the lovely farm of the Orengo family located at Mortola, began in 1867 the extraordinary work that would make his property one of the most famous gardens in the world.

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