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Piazza San Giacomo 3, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 293135
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Reviewed 6 August 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.

Thank Norwegian_mom
Reviewed 30 June 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

Thank Go55
Reviewed 14 June 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

Thank sarita j
Reviewed 30 April 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

1  Thank Kurt L
Reviewed 15 January 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!

Thank a_t_h_13_12
Reviewed 31 October 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

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 31 October 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

Thank Beagle82
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Situated high on a hill with views over the water. Quite a hike through the grounds of this villa but worth the effort once you got there.

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Beautiful spot way up the mountain. Very interesting. A must when visiting this city. A real climb but worth the expenditure of energy. Interesting piece of history.

Thank hunsdorfer
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Incredible villa with stunning grounds. Beautiful cathedral at one end with the amazing house at the other end.

Thank jlhabermehl
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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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18 May 2016|
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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