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Savona Monuments

The Torre Leon Pancaldo or Torre della Quarda, commonly called "Torretta", is a medieval tower... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
Savona, Italy
Lovely landmark

You can see it as soon as you arrive bu cruise. Lovely landmark, but nothing special. We had a... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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Aug 5, 2018
“Savona Monuments”
Mar 5, 2018
“Lovely landmark”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Piazza Leon Pancaldo, 17100 Savona, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tower commemorates Leon Pancaldo who was born in Savona and accompanied Ferdinando Magellano on his first circumnavigation of the world.

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Reviewed August 5, 2018

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...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

You can see it as soon as you arrive bu cruise. Lovely landmark, but nothing special. We had a lovely walk around Savona.

1  Thank marina15bond
Reviewed February 8, 2018

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...More

Thank NelsonMX
Reviewed November 14, 2017

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.

Thank mlamanno
Reviewed May 10, 2017

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...More

Thank Gaetano A
Reviewed May 1, 2017

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...More

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Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank Jsscjsm
Reviewed November 10, 2016

Nice photo op right by the cruise ships. An easy walk to this area which was very crowded the day we were in Savona.

Thank Mary Rose H
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