Top 10 guide to Liguria

Rachael Martin is spoilt for choice as she picks out ten good reasons why Liguria is a favourite destination for all the family Images by Foto Archivio Agenzia In Liguria unless otherwise stated Home to the ancient Liguri and later the maritime Republic of Genoa, Liguria’s spectacular coastline, pastel-coloured villages, well-equipped beaches and mild climate […]

Liguria regional guide

Liguria is a beautiful region of Italy famous for its tantalising food, historical port and cliffside villages. Discover more about the amazing coastal region in our regional guide… Photos by Getty images and iStock Situated in Italy’s northwest, Liguria is the third smallest Italian region, after Molise and Valle d’Aosta. It borders France to the […]

Tastes of Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre

Mario Matassa brings us some of the best culinary delights from this beautiful stretch of the Ligurian coast – including some exquisite ways to cook fresh fish… With its tiny bays, little ports and multicoloured houses, the Cinque Terre is a landscape image that stands among the finest Italy has to offer. This little stretch […]

Homes in Liguria

Corniglia Italy

Easy to reach, and offering plenty of good-value property, it’s no surprise that colourful, sophisticated Liguria is much loved, says Fleur Kinson Photos by Getty Images   Forming a slender arc on the map, Liguria hugs the Mediterranean coast from the south of France to Tuscany. And yes, its beaches are every bit a lovely […]

Liguria regional property guide

Picturesque Riomaggiore village with view of the sea, famous Cinque Terre, Italy.

Fleur Kinson explores the property potential of the diverse areas of the gorgeous northern region of Liguria Photos by iStock unless otherwise stated   Situated in Italy’s northwest, Liguria is the third smallest Italian region, after Molise and Valle d’Aosta. It borders France to the west, Piedmont to the north and Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany along […]

Homes in Liguria

Alassio, Liguria, Italy

Gilded beaches, gaily coloured buildings and serene, leafy hills have long made Liguria beloved by international homebuyers. With property prices at a temporary nadir, now is the optimum time to buy, says Fleur Kinson Photos by iStock   Hugging the Mediterranean in the northwest corner of Italy, Liguria forms a rainbow-shape on the map. You […]

Past Italia: La Chiesa di San Pietro

The church of Saint Peter on the promontory if Porto Venere in Liguria, Italy

St Peter‘s (La Chiesa di San Pietro)  in Portovenere stands on a promontory overlooking the Gulf of Poets Saint Peter’s at Portovenere is built on the site of a 5th-century church, and before that an earlier, pagan temple dedicated to Venus. It was consecrated in 1198 but its bands of black and white Carrara marble (the […]

Casa Verdeggia, Liguria

Casa Verdeggia is a totally restored rustic detached house consisting of 2 separate 1-bed apartments in an oasis of peace just a 5-minute walk from the medieval village of Verdeggia in Liguria. Part of a small group of houses on the edge of a nature reserve, the house offers views to the mountains and has […]

Oneglia house, Liguria

A fantastic opportunity to purchase an independent house which would make an ideal second home or rental property. This easy-to-look-after property is 900m from the centre of Oneglia and the sea. A train service runs from Nice to Oneglia. The property consists of 2 bedrooms, bathroom, living room and open-plan kitchen that opens onto a veranda. […]

Pontedassio villa, Liguria

This extremely spacious 3-bedroomed detached villa is located close to the village of Villa Viani, just a few kilometres from Pontedassio, about 8km from Imperia and the sea, and just over an hour from Nice airport. The main part of the villa provides accommodation over 2 floors and is laid out as follows: Ground floor […]