In the historical heart of Savona, where the sea enters the town, you will find the old port. It is the ideal place for a walk, for having lunch or a drink in one of the several places of that area. All around the old port you can find free parking after 8 p.m. . Crossing the pedestrian bridge to the town centre you get to Via Paleocapa, the main street of Savona
VIA PALEOCAPA and THE HISTORICAL CENTRE
This street starts from the Torretta (little tower) Leon Pancaldo, the symbol of Savona, and ends to Piazza del Popolo going across Piazza Mameli, where every day at 6 p.m. the traffic stops in honors of the war victims. You can walk along via Paleocapa admiring the architecture of its arcades or going shopping to several shops. Halfway you can find via Pia, the entrance door of the historical centre, where you can also taste the farinata and the panissa, typical local special products.
“IL GABBIANO” SHOPPING CENTRE
Shopping centre where you can find also an Ipercoop, different shops, refreshment places, a chemist’s ,and a post office