Sanremo is the capital town of the Italian Riviera of Flowers. It is a city with about 56,000 inhabitants and its climate has been widely appreciated since the 1800's. It's artistic heritage, permeated by that typically Ligurian shyness, which escapes from any focus of attention is still largely unknown. Sanremo's architecture and landscape make this strip of land expanding up to the French boundary a real pearl of Italy. Sanremo is the largest and the most famous tourist town of Ligurian west, extolled by poets, writers and painters; its temperate climate is enjoyed by everyone. The town had a glorious past, emphasized by ancient buildings like Borea D'olmo Ducal Palace, Villa Nobel, the Casino, the Russian Church, and Sanremo's Basilica with its Romanesque-gothic style.