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Italy - handbook for travellers (1906) (14777735941)
Identifier: italyhandbookfor00karluoft ( find matches) Title: Italy : handbook for travellers Year: 1906 ( 1900s) Authors: Karl Baedeker (Firm) Subjects: Italy -- Guidebooks Publisher: Leipsic, K. Baedeker Contributing Library: Robarts - University of Toronto Digitizing Sponsor: MSN View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: Margherita 3 or 41/2 fr.; toSan Lorenzo or Zoagli 31/2 or 5 fr.; to Portofino or Ruta 8 or 10 fr.; toGhiavari 9 or 12 fr. — Boats. Per hr. 2 fr.; during the season motor-boatsto San Fruttuoso and CMavari. Physicians. Dr. Winslow^ 3 Via Montebello; Dr. Bruck; Dr. Schmincke. —Chemist. Farmacia Voigt. English Church (St. Georges), at the W. end of the town; services(Nov.-April) at 8.30, 10.30 and 3; chaplain, Rev. F. Knight, Hotel Royal. Climate. Rapallo is surrounded on the N. by a semicircle of moun-tains, which unite with the promontory of Portofino on the W., to form atolerable shelter against the wind. Rapallo is cooler, moister, and rainierthan Nervi, but far excels it in the number of its attractive walks. Rapallo, a small seaport with 5800 inhab., who make lace and doa brisk trade in olive-oil, is situated at the mouth of the Boato, atthe head of the Gulf of Rapallo (p. 110). As a winter-resort it isfrequented by the English and Germans owing to its agreeable cli- .Syezia « Text Appearing After Image: >-i= S *» fi ^?■^ UAOTia^^ 4--iii to Pisa. CHIAVARI. 20. Route. 113 mate, its freedom from dnst, and its beautiful situation. In summerit is visited by Italians for sea-bathing. The old Castello^ on thebeach, is now a prison and coast-guard station; close by are the oldPorta Saline and a Zoological Station. The Parish Church has a lean-ing tower; in the Oratorio dei Bianchi is a statue of St. Sebastian byMaragliano (p. 88). To the W. of the town lie the small GiardinoPuhblico and an ancient i?oman Bridge^ known as Hannibals Bridge.Excursions. By boat (IV2 hr. ; 31/2-0 fr. there and back) or by road(p. Ill; 6 M.) via Santa Margherita to Povtofino (p. Ill I. —Wl San Lorenzodelta Costa and Ruta to (2V2 hrs.) the top of Monte di Portofino^ or to (2V2-3 hrs.) Recco or Camogli, p. 110. — By road (omnibus) through the BoatoValley, with its numerous orchard?, to (1 M.) Sanf Anna. Thence to theN., by the Vol di Foggia^ dominated by the sheer Manico di Lume (2625 ft.),to San Pietro di Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.