Nervi Hotels and Local Information
The Town Of Nervi
Renowned for its excellent hotels, Nervi is a 'Riviera' on the edge of the city! The splendid green surroundings of the town's parks and gardens lead gently down to the sea emphasising the beauty of the Golfo. The heritage of this traditional village is reflected in the port with its many colourful houses and fishing boats. Sheltered by the hills, Nervi's mild climate attracts people from all over the world even during the winter months. Elegant shops blend together with fine entertainment, which concludes with an International Dance Festival, held in the park of the Grimaldi villa.
The Nervi Promenade
From the port you can locate the famous promenade of Nervi that winds along the rocky coast for about 2 km. Its sheltered position makes it ideal for a summer stroll in the sun whilst in the winter months the crashing waves create spectacular scene. From the promenade you are able to embark on boat trips to Portofino and the Cinque Terre.
The Parks in Nervi
Located along the passegiata and opposite the sea are the famous parks of Nervi. Open to the public the parks offer the visitor a relaxing stroll or a shady retreat with its many palm trees, sea pines, roses and squirrels.
The Sea - The Nervi Coastline
Nervi has both private and public rocky beaches, natural sea pools as well as fresh water swimming pools.
The Mountains in Nervi
There are many well-marked footpaths that lead into the mountains. Going up across the 'antique creuze' you can reach the towns of S.Rocco and S.Ilario were you can enjoy stunning views of the Ligurian Gulf. On clear days it is possible to see both Corsica and Isle of Capraia. If you are a passionate walker or cyclist you can reach Monte Moro and other routes in Liguria.
Boat Trips Departing from Nervi
There are numerous boat trips from Nervi towards Portofino, Camogli, S.Fruttuoso and Le 5 Terre (The Five Earths.) For further information
Villa Grimaldi Fassio established in 1993 is located within the historical parks of Nervi and conserves some exceptional paintings and sculptures from the 18th Century. The pieces were collected by the Lazzaro brothers G.B.Frugone and L.Frugone, donated to the council of Genova.
Modern Art Museum of Villa Saluzzo Serra
Villa Saluzzo Serra of Nervi was inaugurated in 1928 and resides within the public park, which progresses from the parks from Villa Groppallo e Villa Grimaldi Fassio. The museum hosts more than 4500 works of art ranging from paintings, sculptures and drawings.
This splendid villa is immersed in the green on the last section of the parks of Nervi facing the rocky coast. It was built in 1903 by the Luxoro family it kept a Genovese style architecture from the 16th Century. The Luxoro collected furnishings, paintings as well as a series of predominantly Genovese precious items. The transformation into a public Museum took place in 1951