Tag archive for ‘Liguria’
Alassio beachfront, Liguria
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

The Lost Ligurians

The scenic village of Alassio on the Ligurian Riviera was once a magnet for Britons. They left when war broke out, and never came back. Mary Novakovich wonders why… (Photos by Adam Batterbee) Wintering on the More...

La Spezia, Liguria
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 8th, 2017

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

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 Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

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

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


“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

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

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...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Il Castello Sul Mare

The Castello sul Mare was built in 1551 as a defensive fort against pirates who had conducted raids, including the kidnappings of local civilians, in 1549… Standing by the water at Rapallo, on the Ligurian coast, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, June 13th, 2015

San Remo

Viewed here from the hills above, San Remo is the endpoint of the world’s longest professional one-day cycle race. Starting at Milan, competitors will have covered 298 kilometres by the time they reach their destination… The More...