Tag archive for ‘Liguria’
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 8th, 2017
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Liguria regional guide

Situated in Italy’s northwest, Liguria is the third smallest Italian region, after Molise and Valle d’Aosta. It has borders France to the west, Piedmont to the north and Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany along its More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 8th, 2017
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Our life in: Liguria

Max and Barbara Fenton from Nottinghamshire own a two-bed house on the edge of a small village in the hills of western Liguria. They spend a month there in summer, and make several one- or two-week visits throughout More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 8th, 2017
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Homes in: Liguria

The ‘Italian Riviera’ has long been adored for its beaches, balmy weather and pretty buildings. But the area’s steep, wooded hinterland is a more recent discovery – especially for seekers of great-value More...

Property for sale Vasia
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 1st, 2017
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Vasia

    This lovely 3 bedroom renovated apartment in a typical Ligurian house, is located in the hamlet of Torretta, part of the village of Vasia. It sits just a few minutes inland from Imperia and the sea. The More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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Fears of landslides in Italy after torrential rain

Days of rain in Italy have consumed entire villages and covered them in mud. Some of the worst hit areas are in the northwest of the country, including Rezzo in Liguria. Two people died as a result of the flooding More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
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48 Hours in Genova

With its dramatic geography, recent cultural renaissance and fascinating backstreets, Francesca Unsworth explains why it’s time to fall in love with this dynamic city Genova never quite seems to make it onto More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015
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Bella Vista: Cinque Terre

Italy’s Cinque Terre is the stuff of postcards, and its colourful coastal railway is as pretty as a picture. Tristan Rutherford takes a train journey of discovery along the Ligurian coast. Central Italy is snowbound, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, November 6th, 2015
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Apricale

“Apricale is a fortified medieval village in the Valle Nervia a few miles inland from Ventimiglia on the Riviero dei Fiori in Western Liguria. We stayed in this beautiful13th century village that clings haphazardly More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
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Manarola, Liguria

Like a rainbow of painted plaster, the village of Manarola hangs onto the cliffs above the swirling seas of the Gulf of La Spezia on the coast of Liguria – the home of fine wines and a one-time haunt of Byron’s. The More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, September 13th, 2015
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Finale Ligure, Liguria

Famed for its white sand beaches and dramatic sea views, the Ligurian resort of Finale Ligure is popular with sun-seekers – and also with cyclists, of both the on-road and off-road variety… In stark contrast More...