Arenzano (local Ligurian: Insën) is a coastal town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Genoa, Liguria, northern Italy, facing the Ligurian Sea. As of 2017, it has a population of 11,445. This varies during the holiday seasons due to tourist flow.
|Comune di Arenzano|
Coat of arms
Location of Arenzano in Italy
|Coordinates: 44°24′15″N 8°40′50″E|
|Metropolitan city||Genoa (GE)|
|• Mayor||Luigi Gambino|
|• Total||24.3 km2 (9.4 sq mi)|
|Elevation||6 m (20 ft)|
|• Density||470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||San Nazario and Celso|
|Saint day||28 July|
There are a number of festivals during the summer. The town is home to many of the employees of the nearby architectural firm of Renzo Piano.
Part of the municipality territory, which is mountainous by grossly two thirds, is within the boundaries of the Parco naturale regionale del Beigua.
- Sanctuary of the Infant Jesus of Prague.
- The 18th-century parish church.
- Villa Negrotto Cambiaso, a Genoese patrician villa built in the 16th century. It is now the town hall. It has a beautiful park, endowed with rare trees like Lebanon cedars and Araucarias.
- The Saracens' Tower (16th century), built to prevent sudden incursions of pirates from Maghreb.
- Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Olivette.
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- "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
- "Comuni del Parco". www.parcobeigua.it. Retrieved 2016-02-20.