Liguria is a rainbow where colours mix with art, culture, landscapes and good food, a rainbow ending in the sea, which makes this land unique: it is not by chance that it was one of the first tourist destinations in history. Liguria is beautiful and rich in amazing occasions, whatever the season:you can sunbathe on the beach, dive into the blue sea or rather discover Genoa, a city rich in art and culture which is considered as World heritage thanks to its Renaissance buildings, the two National Galleries, the great exhibitions in Palazzo Ducale, the San Lorenzo cathedral and the Nervi museums. In the city of Christopher Columbus and of the most famous Aquarium in Europe you can also wander in the maze of alleys of the largest medieval historical centre of the continent.
Not far from here, along the communication crossroads dividing the region into Eastern and Western Riviera, there is plenty to be discovered. The Cinque Terre are simply unique: they are protected by Unesco as well and feature charming maritime hamlets and beautiful terraces by the sea, where vines are cultivated from which the Sciacchetrà wine is obtained. The Golfo dei Poeti, with the enchanting hamlets of Lerici and Porto Venere, is yet another unmissable destination. The enchanting San Fruttuoso abbey, found between Portofino and Camogli, is the typical “postcard” of Liguria. The Tigullio area is at a stone’s throw from here.
The Western Riviera offers the Bordighera palm groves, Sanremo with its hotels and the casino and Imperia, the city of olive oil and of the Baroque. The luxuriant Hanbury Gardens, found near the border with the French Riviera, and then In Liguria Albenga, Alassio with its beautiful beach and the lovers’ wall, Finale Ligure with Varigotti and its coloured houses which fade at dawn. Finally Loano, Pietra, Savona with the Priamar fortress, Albisola, the capital of pottery, Varazze, Celle.
Those who still want more can take one of the roads leading to the hinterland: each valley hides natural and food treasures. Liguria is a place to have fun, thanks to the festivals organized here all year round and to the bars and clubs found in the most renowned towns of the two Rivieras, such as Alassio, Loano, Finale Ligure, Pietra, Rapallo, Santa Margherita, Lavagna, Sestri Levante. If you prefer an active holiday, this is the Mediterranean paradise: surf, trekking, golf, mountain bike, canoe and kayak, free climbing make Liguria the perfect destination .