Torre Leon Pancaldo
Torre Leon Pancaldo
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edosavona
Savona, Italy41 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Friends
The Torre Leon Pancaldo or Torre della Quarda, commonly called "Torretta", is a medieval tower located on the port of Savona, at the entrance to the central Via Paleocapa, and is considered the symbol of the city.
After the destruction of the walls by the Genoese in 1527 the tower remained isolated and in the following centuries underwent a series of alterations. In particular, the entrance side, which once had to be open and covered by a barrel vault, was walled up and the interior of the tower was divided into several floors.

The tower, like the square where it stands, is today dedicated to Leon Pancaldo, a savonese navigator who accompanied Ferdinando Magellano during his first circumnavigation around the world.
Written August 6, 2018
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Mauro Manconi
Cairo Montenotte, Italy133 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019
Historical and representative building La Torretta gives the welcome to who enter into the port by sea.
Written July 3, 2019
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SuiteAsOuzo
Australia505 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018 • Couples
This tower commemorates Leon Pancaldo who was born in Savona and accompanied Ferdinando Magellano on his first circumnavigation of the world.
Written November 6, 2018
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Marina
Weymouth, UK278 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2017 • Friends
You can see it as soon as you arrive bu cruise. Lovely landmark, but nothing special. We had a lovely walk around Savona.
Written March 5, 2018
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NelsonMX
Fuengirola, Spain97 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2018 • Couples
When you arrive by cruise ship in Savona the first landmark you see is the tower. Nothing too extraordinary but is worth a walk around as you walk in Savona. The cruise ship we were on docked right downtown which is the really nice thing about Savona. Everything is pretty much within walking distance.
Written February 8, 2018
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mlamanno
New York City, NY8 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2017 • Couples
This is a meeting place for the Savona people and tourists. They have several restaurants and bars in the piazza. A great location to meet people.
Written November 15, 2017
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Gaetano A
Malton, UK709 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2017 • Friends
When you reach Savona Cruise Terminal the first thing that you see is a tower which is Torre Leon Pancaldo. From the Cruise Terminal it is very easy to go to the Tourist Information Office where you are greeted by friendly staff who explain in detail how to visit the most interesting places of Savona. If you have good feet and on a sunny day you wear a hat you can easily reach every place of interest. We did all this in roughly 4 hours. If it's a Sunday we will have an extra bonus of visiting a very large antique market.
Torre Leon Pancaldo is also known as Torre della Quarda or Torretta. It dates back to the 14th century and is the symbol of Savona. It houses a statuette of Our Lady of Mercy in a niche on its south facade.
Written May 10, 2017
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Sérgio O
Darmstadt, Germany194 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2017 • Solo
For those who depart or arrive by ship to Savona this tower is one of the first thing they see. It marks as well where one of the main streets of old Savona meets the sea. The tower holds temporara exhibitions from time to time but it is equally admirable from the outside. Impossible to miss if you are starting or finishing a cruise in Savona
Written May 1, 2017
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Jsscjsm
Stafford, VA78 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2017 • Friends
This is right off the cruise ship so you can just walk to it and don't need a car. It is fun to watch the cars sizzling by! There are lots of panhandlers in the area when we went.
Written January 2, 2017
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Mary Rose H
Destin, FL294 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2016 • Family
Nice photo op right by the cruise ships. An easy walk to this area which was very crowded the day we were in Savona.
Written November 10, 2016
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