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Rapallo

(räpäl`lō), town (1991 pop. 27,370), in Liguria, NW Italy, on the Ligurian Sea and on the Italian RivieraRiviera
, narrow coastal strip between the Alps and the Mediterranean, extending, roughly, from La Spezia (Italy) to Hyères (France). Famous for its scenic beauty and for its mild winter climate, and dotted with fashionable resorts, hotels, and villas, the Riviera is a
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. It is a major seaside resort.

Rapallo

a port and resort in NW Italy, in Liguria on the Gulf of Rapallo (an inlet of the Ligurian Sea): scene of the signing of two treaties after World War I. Pop.: 29 159 (2001)
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Rapallo is a Riviera seaside resort in Northern Italy, and our strategy was to introduce architectural elements that reflect the European flare associated with it.
Still, at Rapallo he played host to luminaries galore, including Somerset Maugham, Sir Laurence Olivier, Sir John Gielgud, Ezra Pound, and Hilaire Belloc.
Start and finish in Palma, Majorca, taking in Villefranche-sur-Mer (for Monaco and Nice), Livorno (gateway to Florence and Pisa), Rapallo (do take the cable car), rugby-mad Toulon and Barcelona.
There's availability on a seven-night Mediterranean cruise on Thomson Dream, which sails from Palma, calling at Rapallo, Livorno, Villefranche, Toulon and Barcelona before returning to Palma.
He was the son of Edouard Chardon, a wealthy indigo planter, and his mother Maria Theresa Chardon was the daughter of Signor AM Rapallo, a wealthy man who helped place Emperor Louis Napoleon on the throne of France.
Those seeking health included writers and artists, who tended to inhabit the western area of the coast or to venture on to the Ligurian Riviera, favouring San Remo and Rapallo.
cruise Palma cruise - seven nights on Thomson Dream, departing on Jun 1 and visiting Rapallo, Livorno, Villefranche, Toulon and Barcelona for [euro]765pp based on two sharing inside cabin.
Pound returned to Rapallo, living the rest of his life there and at his daughter's home in Merano.
When Lowell's mother died suddenly in Rapallo, he connected her to the emperor by purchasing "a black and gold baroque casket that would have been suitable for burying her hero, Napoleon, at Les Invalides" (Ian Hamilton, Robert Lowell, NY: Random House, 1982, 203).
Golfo di Tigullio in Rapallo (Liguria) - along the Italian Riviera on the north west coast of Italy.
She served as a consul of Chile from 1932 until her death, working in Naples, Madrid, Lisbon, Nice, PetrAopolis, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Veracruz, Rapallo, and New York.