River pools - Waterfalls
Besides river pools and waterfalls close to all the places mentioned, there are also famous river pools and waterfalls of Argentina, which are quite suitable in many places for smaller
By car down the mountain to the T-junction, turn left to Badalucco and sea, turn right again after 200 m, at the "Trattoria da Graziella" (reasonably priced lunch menu to 13h 45) and after another 150m drive, park near the bridge at the lane road beside the river into the
valley (towards West). If you pass the yellow house on the river and the old stone house behind it, turn left, down a trail to the river, there you will find the majestic baths and waterfalls. Montalto is a haven for rejuvenation.
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Various options: In addition to the washing area of the old ladies at the end of the small lane (which leads from the Piazza with the church to the river), you can work on your tan among the rocks. The small waterfalls are excitingly refreshing. From the small parking lot behind the bridge opposite the pharmacy, at the end, you can go down to the river and swim there. The waves
are flatter and so also suitable for smaller children.
From Montalto, turn off the new bridge over the river (opposite the pharmacy) to the right and continue to the end of the parking lot.
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Molini, Andagna and Triora:
The nearest river baths for these villages are located in Molini di Triora, each about 5 minutes' drive away from Andagna and Triora and located on the road to Triora on the outskirts Molini's. There is also a free, newly created park. From this one go about 150 m back towards Molini and then left down to the river.
Sandy Mediterranean beaches
On the coastal road to San Remo, pass through Carrefour supermarket, then at the next roundabout make a U-turn and vis-a-vis the supermarket straight right under the underpass to
the sea, then about 300m until the beaches are in front of you. Left Hand ample parking (0.90 euros per hour)
The Mai Ben beach has a nice location in a small bay by the sea- perfect for
meditative times. The food at lunchtime is also fine.
Fancy beach with a nice terrace in Bussana where you can grab good sandwiches and salads, beach chairs and umbrellas can be half-day or full day rental, but also the free use of the beach is possible here.
Arma di Taggia:
From the Argentina Valley and from Badalucco coming straight the main roads until you arrive to the small fishing port in Arma. Around the port, turn right (over the tennis courts), after another
100 m left hand, then it will also lead you to a fancier beach called Bagni
Viktoria. Also worth mentioning are the close sandy beaches of the Riviera and the elegant atmosphere of the Cote D'Azur cities like Nice and Antibes, which are quickly accessible by car and are inviting to a trip to other worlds.