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Piazza San Giacomo 3, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 293135
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Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Without dodging mopeds. Stunning villa and interesting history of the actual owner who was from Albanian and very influential in the region. Cool park like setting. Beware of tree nuts falling. The weight over 5kg!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bywood
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Beautiful and interesting in a lovely setting. Lots of steps to climb but there is a short cut. Lovely grounds.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Debbie D
Reviewed October 4, 2018

This is a great place to learn/practice the Italian art of doing nothing. If you're not in a hurry to see and do everything in SM spend an hour or two exploring the surrounding park and just sitting on one of the benches in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alan U
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

How nice it must have been, back in the old days! Very nice villa and wonderful gardens with a fantastic view of the Mediterranean sea. Great spot to spend a day.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Norwegian_mom
Reviewed June 30, 2018

The villa is situated in one of the best spots in Santa Margherite Ligure on a hill with great views.You walk up through the gardens that are now a park. The Villa is really worth seeing so you can understand how the wealthy families used...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Go55
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

I was told by one of the waitresses to come to this place. I was pleasantly surprised by the walk through the park. When you get to the top you have some nice views. I went inside the church which was nice and enjoyable. Would...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

We visited this lovely Villa that was built in 1678 during a Windstar Destination Discovery afternoon event. We were treated to a Pesto Demo and Tasting and also a tour of the Villa and garden. The food was excellent and the staff was accommodating. There...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed January 15, 2018

We attended a private event at the Villa as part of our cruise on Windstar's Star Legend. Loved this location - was a bit of a hike to get up to - but had lovely views and was a beautiful place for our luncheon!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 31, 2017

When my wife and I were in Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy this October we visited the Villa Durazzo. We really enjoyed the beautiful garden, the cathedral and the villa. From the villa you can also see the Ligure Sea. There are also special events held...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank John B
Reviewed October 31, 2017

We walked to this Villa from the front up some very steep steps, however, subsequently we found there was a much easier walk through the town. The villa was being prepared for a wedding on the day we went there but we looked around the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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June 20, 2018|
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Response from mariaxx2000 | Reviewed this property |
hello and sorry for my late time. i don't know about your request but i think is possible to organize a private event inside. try again to call the direction of villa durazzo bye bye
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Response from AMsays | Reviewed this property |
There is an adjoining office where you can buy tickets. It was closed for renovations when we went but I did speak to the curator who said that the complex gets busy in the summertime. You would not get access when there are... More