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The district of San Rocco and Le Nage: photos, description San Rocco e Le Nagge)

San Rocco and Le Nage - two Eastern district of Rapallo, located on the border with the town of Zoagli. They are both part of the historic quarter, known as Celo.

Le Nage (via Average) is one of the rare areas of Rapallo that has gone through the least changes over the last century. Here is preserved residential complexes of the 19th and 20th centuries, facing the sea and the beach. It is in this area has always housed the largest number of baths in Rapallo. Attraction Le Nage is the monastery complex of the poor Clares and the adjacent Garden frogs (Giardino delle wound). In the last consistently attracted the attention of a gigantic two hundred year old eucalyptus, alas, fallen in 2006-m to year.

On the street via Average out the gates of the city Park "Luigi Casale" - a huge site with paths, walkways, a large garden with children's Playground and three ancient villas, now open to the public. Villa Porticciolo once housed the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the international organization "Panathlon"; Villa Tigullio today given over to the lace Museum and the International library; and in the walls of the Villa Riva houses the headquarters of the Department of Finance. The Park Luigi Casale, facing the cliffs of the coast of Zoagli, attracts tourists with wonderful views of the Gulf of Rapallo and the headland of Portofino.

The district of San Rocco developed around the ancient road of via Aurelia di Levante. On the coast, between the Villa of Tigullio and the Church of San Rocco, you can find a field to play Golf. The Church of the 15th century, small in size, was originally dedicated to Santa Maria del Sello, but after the plague of 1657, the year it was consecrated in honor of San Rocco, protector of the city from the plague. The Church has lovely stained glass Windows, restored in 2011 year, and the annual August festival in honor of San Rocco.