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Culture of Liguria. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Baia del Silenzio The wonderful province with its picturesque towns and fabulous nature would certainly appeal to those who can’t imagine their rest without tours to outstanding attractions. The most significant and interesting sights to visit are located in Genoa. This is where the famous waterfront Porto Antico is situated. It attracts tourists like a magnet, so thousands of tourists come here to admire the ancient port. You can walk around the port area and evaluate the city skyline from a special lift.
Locals are very cheerful and optimistic, they are very hospitable and always happy to welcome their foreign guests. During the year, locals celebrate a lot of interesting events; visitors … Open
Another symbol of the capital is the Cathedral of San Lorenzo housing interesting religious artifacts and an amazing store. Today, everyone can appreciate numerous marine trophies of city enchased in walls of the cathedral. The house of Christopher Columbus, where the world-famous explorer was born and spent his childhood, is also situated in the port area.
An interesting place for hiking is an ancient town of San Remo; its attractions include the beautiful Russian Orthodox Church. It was built in the early 20th century and was preserved in its original form; several beautiful buildings of the 19th century have survived too. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Tourists can find many enjoyable activities in Liguria. Despite its modest size, the region has to offer broad prospects for an exciting and varied pastime. Eight beautiful national parks … Open
Portofino can boast a very interesting medieval monument, Castello Brown fortress. It is impressive and features the great interior decoration. Travelers can stroll through the spacious halls of the fortress and admire its beautiful frescoes, some of which were painted by Giulio De Rossi and Raffaelino. The town of La Spezia is the seat of an important religious monument, the Church of St. Peter. The church is located in a rather unusual rocky terrain; at first glance it may seem that it literally grows out of the rock.
The largest religious building in the province is located in Imperia. Duomo di San Maurizio is a true sample of the local architecture. However, there are other architectural monuments in Imperia, like Palazzo Doria. Those who won’t be enough of these attractions are recommended to visit the ancient town of Sestri Levante famous due to its beautiful churches.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Liguria and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.

City tours, excursions and tickets in Liguria and surroundings

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Public palaces near Liguria
♥   Palace 'Palazzo Bianco' Genoa, 32.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Liguria
♥   Cattedrale di Nostra Signora Assunta, Savona, 13 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di Nostra Signora Assunta, Genova, 19.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Concattedrale di S. Pietro, Noli, 25.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Ex cattedrale S. Paragorio, Noli, 25.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Santuario di Nostra Signora della Guardia, Ceranesi, 27.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cattedrale di Nostra Signora Assunta, Acqui Terme, 28.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Pietro, Acqui Terme, 28.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Liguria and near

Balestrino

From the series “The Most Impressive Abandoned Cities on the Planet”
The deserted town of Balestrino is one of the great mysteries of Italy. The exact date and purpose of foundation of the town is unknown, the first record of it dates back to the middle of the 19th century. In 1860 the settlement had a population of around 850 people mostly consisting of farmers and villagers engaged in the production of olive oil. Balestrino is located on the northwest coast of Italy. At the end of the 19th century earthquakes severely affected this region. Most of the buildings were destroyed. The natural element took human lives and those who survived were displaced from their homes. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Liguria

Culture guide to Liguria. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Liguria: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Liguria. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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