From January 26 to February 3 2013 , the Flower City will be the ufficial seat of the San Remo Chess 2013.
The history of the city of San Remo has always had an important collaboration with the chess world, in fact in 1911 the Riviera was the scene of the first international tournament ever organized in Italy, in 1930 there was one of the most famous world championship that entered in the chess legend of all times.
For more information, you can visit the San Remo Chess website.
Gran appointment in arrival on September 28-29 e 30 2012 for all the passionates of the Argentine Tango, it will take place in San Remo the fourth edition of the Tango Festival, an appointment that is renewed every year and the edition 2012 can boast a cast and locations of the highest level.
Among the participants stand out Pablo Veron, one of the worldwide icons of Tango, the couples Lucila Cionci and Joe Corbata and Noelia Hurtado with Carlitos Espinoza, great professionals and tango teachers at an international level.
For the whole program and for more information you can visit the website of the Tango Festival San Remo 2012.
Appointment in the City of Flowers with the 54th edition of the San Remo Rally, on October 10-13 2012, European FIA Cup, Italian Rally Championship and Italian trainings series FIA “Intercontinental Rally Challenge”.
For the city of San Remo, this appointment represents one of the most important events of the year, a milestone in the calendar of the sport events of the Riviera, a date to remember for all the passionates of car racings.
The special trials of the San Remo Rally always take place in the hinterlands of San Remo and province, the most evocative stages are the ones that touch Mount Ceppo, passo Teglia, Colle Langan… rough and wild places, full of technical difficulties that put in the spotlight the most skillfull and daring pilots.
The special trials will take place on Friday 12 and Saturday 13, a Rally Village will be set up inside the Service Park in Carlo Dapporto Square and Lungomare Italo Calvino.
Saturday September 15 2012 the Frecce Tricolori (Three-Colored Arrows) will soar the skies of the Flower Riviera, precisely over Imperia where from 4 pm there will be the awaited show of the acrobatic patrol of the Italian Air Force.
For this event about 50.000 persons are expected to crowd the city of Imperia in the early afternoon .
For a major convenience and capacity of people the patrol will perform above the St. Leonard Urban Park, a great open space close to the sea.
The passionates can enjoy of a second show, rather a preview on Thursday September 13 in fact the Three-Colored Arrows will “test” the skies over Imperia, precisely on the main routes Lungomare Vespucci, Calata Cuneo, Spianata Borgo Peri, Borgo Marina.
Our travel agency has already arranged a tour package for the occasion.
We would like to give you some delicious anticipations to taste under the beach umbrella…..
The Carnival of Nice 2013 is scheduled for February 15 to March 6 and the theme will be “Le Roi de Cinq Continent”, which means the King of the Five Continents.
The premises for a great edition are all there and if you want to know all the details you can take a look at the website of the Carnival of Nice 2013.
Have good fun!
Therefore the location is perfect for the growth and development of flowers and plants of all kinds, countless are the gardens and the parks that dot the towns of this Southern strip of France.
We begin our tour with the Gardens of Villa Kérylos , situated at Beaulieu sur Mer, the Villa is the accurate reconstruction of a building of ancient Greece, surrounding the villa there’s a lovely garden full of plants of the Mediterranean maquis: vineyards, olive trees, carobs, myrtle, laurel sided by payrus and palm trees. The propriety romantically overlooks the Gulf of Cap Ferrat.
Continuing our trip among the fragrants of the Mediterranean maquis, we’ll visit the Gardens and the Renoir Propriety in Cagnes sur Mer, which in 1907 Auguste Renoir, master of Impressionism, decided to purchase it and spent the last years of his life in the midst of olive trees and other centuries old plants. The propriety includes a vast garden which perserves century old olive trees, scentiful rose gardens and many fruit trees. It is said that the place was the source of inspiration for some of the last works of the French artist.
The Exotic Gardens of Eze are suspended between the blue sky and the cobalt blue sea of Coté d’Azur, an enchanted location that encloses a place with caves excaved in the rock and terraces overlooking the panorama, all surrounded by hundreds of exotic plants that create the Jardin Exotique, an Eden for all.
Proceeding the visit at the discovery of the secret gardens we can’t forget the opulence of Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild and the Gardens of Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, the Villa and the Gardens were created by the Baron Rothschild during the period of the Belle Epoque, the position is magnificent, the gardens are nine and they’re inspired by the major international styles.
We would like to dedicate a glance at a special garden, a park that perserves plants but moreover artistic masterpieces, it’s the Maeght Foundation at Saint-Paul, a garden where many masterpieces of the most important modern and contemporary artists proudly stand.
It was created in 1964 by Aimé and Marguerite Maeght and it hosts many works of Braque, Chagall, Giacometti, Matisse, Mirò…. Sculptures, paintings, ceramics and lithographs of important artists of the twentieth century come together in an embrace with nature in which they’re immersed.
The Monte Carlo Rolex Masters was born in the far 1897 and, touching three centuries , today is one of the men’s tournament of tennis belonging to the category ATP World Tour Masters 1000, the most prestigous category after the one that encloses the four tournaments of the Slam.
The last 7 titles were won by the Spanish Champion Rafael Nadal, that holds the record of straight wins in the Era Open.
For all the passionates of tennis, the Tournament of Monte Carlo is one of the most important appointments of the season, an occasion to see play the best world champions in a unique scenery, under the ”Rocca” of the Principality of Monaco and a few steps from the beautiful sea of the Cotè d’Azur.
Under the pleasant April sky you can sunbathe sitting in tribune while watching a great match, perhaps the semi-finals or a challenge for the last point!
It will be a week of great tennis and inside the Monte Carlo Country Club all the matches will be runned starting from 10.30 in the morning, after the matches you can visit with tranquillity the Principality of Monaco and the nearby Cotè d’Azur, to discover all its secrets and fully enjoy its natural beauties and its enviable climate.
The edition 2012 of the Giraglia Rolex Cup, which touched its 60th edition, will take place between San Remo and Saint Tropez from June 8 to June 16 2012. The arrival will be right in the City of Flowers that in the past years has strongly wanted to restore this historic and prestigious international sailing competition.
The name Giraglia, given to the competition, comes from a small rock in front of the Corsica which is located at the northern edge of the Ile de Beauté which is used as a turning point for the regatta, doubled the ships will sail for San Remo.
The month of May offers important sport events for the passionates of the sea and sailing in the Gulf of the Flower City.
The Yacht Club of San Remo organizes on Thursday May 17th the San Remo Mini Solo, a suggestive yacht race in solo towards the French Porquerolles Islands.
The weekend May 18-19 instead will see the dispute of a race doubly interesting, Vela & Sapori (Sailing &Savours), a combination that will see the duel of the sailboats and the chefs on board, in a twofold challenge between wind in their sails and pots and pans!
For all those who want more information about timetables, dates and all the details for the purchase of the tickets and the location where these concerts will take place, can visit the website of the festival http://eng.nicejazzfestival.fr/Nice-Jazz-Festival.
The concerts and the exhibitions will take place in the city of Nice in the Place Massena and at the Theatre de Verdure.
The Nice Jazz Festival was born in 1948 and for over 60 years the Cotè d’Azur can boast for the excellence of this event known all over the world.
Among the artists that will perform in the 2012 edition we find Gilberto Gil, Erykah Badu, New Meeting Quartet, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings…..and many others!