Borghetto Santo Spirito (SV)
Commune of Albenga founded the Borghetto Santo Spirito in the year 1288 as a defensive façade on the eastern sea shore.
The monastic hospice of Santo Spirito is the origin of the name of the Borghetto. Travelers keen on indulging in old Italian history might find the place fascinating. The Borghetto has a fascinating past with it being a fief of none other than the renowned Doria family of Italy. It was subsequently transferred under the Republic of Genova in the first quarter of the 14th century A.D.
Exploring the locale one might find some 13th century walls being incorporated in the modern houses of the locale. San Matteo church offers a refuge for the spirituality seekers and the art lovers can satiate their senses by experince the grandeur of campanile which is endowed with a distinct baroque style.
Other places of interest is the Borelli Castle at Capo Santo Spirito.