Hi from Italy,
I live in Rapallo, near Genoa.
This town is situated in the Tigullio Gulf, a very important touristic location, and a very nice place to live.
At 9 km from Rapallo there's the world famous Portofino.
here's some pics
The castle is a XVI century building, the idea was to defend the town from the saracen pirates, after the more important of these attacks: the 4 july 1549 Dragut a turkish pirate set on fire Rapallo, and after a 3 days plunder, go away with a lot of young girls.....Dragut, not a stupid one....