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Next to the church, the Porte di San Giuseppe (gates of St. Joseph), one of the most beautiful examples of medieval architecture in the city, has been recently restored. Through the arch, you can access Rive di San Giuseppe (shores of St. Joseph), which leads to the summit of the hill where you will find the Madonna della Costa (i.e., Our Lady of the Coast), as the sanctuary is called here in San Remo. This seventeenth-century building was once a safe reference point for sailors approaching San Remo. The inside of the sanctuary is richly decorated with marbles and stuccoes. Here you can also find wooden statues by Maragliano and paintings by Domenico Fiasella, Guilio Cesare Procaccini, and Bartolomeo Guidobono. Over the high altar you can see an oval oil painting of the Madonna della Costa painted by Nicol

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