Tag archive for ‘Liguria’
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
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Passport to Seborga

Marina Spironetti visits the intriguing city state of Seborga in western Liguria. Fiercely independent, it still boasts its own currency, its own passport and, yes, its own prince… View of Dolceacqua, Liguria, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, March 28th, 2015
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Setting Sail in Liguria

Marina Spironetti explores the most beautiful seaside locations in eastern Liguria, while learning how to become an old salt… How do you say lupo di mare?” “Hmm… salty sea dog,” Kate answered. “Oh More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015
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Il Golfo di Lerici

Il Golfo di Lerici lies on the Ligurian coast, about halfway between Genoa and Livorno. Commonly, albeit unofficially, is also known as Il Golfo dei Poeti…. The Renaissance poet Francesco Petracco (aka Petrarch, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015
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Torre dei Quattro Canti, Noli

The Torre dei Quattro Canti in Noli stands as a reminder of the days when wealthy families were permitted to erect buildings as a record of their munificent benefactions to their town… The Tower of the Four More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015
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Sestri Levante

While neighbouring Portofino and the Cinque Terre are arguably the best-known tourist destinations on the Italian Riviera, the town of Sestri Levante is becoming a favourite among Italians… Originally a small, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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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 More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, January 6th, 2014
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Poems from Italy: Lines Written in the Bay of Lerici

This poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley was inspired by his time spent on the Gulf of Lerici, unofficially knows as the Gulf of Poets because of the large number of writers who were inspired by living here   …I More...