4 June 2020

Calvisio

On the western slope of Monte Tolla, at the feet of the Finale Stone cliffs, halfway up the hillside, rises the ancient nucleus of Calvisio Vecchia, also indicated with the medieval toponym of “Lacremata”, in local dialect “Lacrema”, that could come from a fire that happened in the area.
4 June 2020

The Diamond Tower

The “diamond tower” in Gavone Castle is one of the most prestigious examples of European renaissance buildings with both residential and military functions.
4 June 2020

Church of San Sebastiano

The church of Saint Sebastian is one of the most important examples of renaissance architecture in Finale. The rich and varied decoration of the capitals and keystones of the naves contrasts with the simplicity of the exteriors.
28 May 2020

Ciappo delle Conche

The rock carvings of Ciappo delle Conche, like most of the graffiti from Finale, are carved in Finale stone, scientifically called Finale Ligure Limestone, datable to the oligo-miocene age...
28 May 2020

Ciappo del Sale

The complex of rock carvings of Ciappo del Sale is of notable interest, in particular for the subjects represented. After Ciappu de Conche, already known by scholars since the late 19th century, that represents the main complex of prehistoric “art” in Finale.
28 May 2020

Ciappo dei Ceci

The territory of Finale preserves wide open rock surfaces that are characterised by numerous rock carvings that were made over a long period of time, between the Metal ages (3rd -1st millennium B.C.) and the 19th century. In the local dialect the large stone slabs with graffiti are called “ciappi”.
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