OrangeSmile Tours Best destinations around the world - Travel Guide

Sightseeing in Liguria - what to see. Complete travel guide

Liguria is one of the most beautiful areas of Italy. The climate is perfect for growing flowers, so every town is literally strewn with colorful flower beds. Local towns are decorated with exotic ornamental plants, so each locality resembles a huge fragrant garden. However, tourists are attracted not only with the awesome nature of these places, but also with many monuments and magnificent beaches of the Italian Riviera.
Liguria still is the one of the most appealing tourist regions in Italy. There's more than a thousand of accommodation places; some of them are known far beyond the country. Historical Della … Open
The beach area is conditionally divided on two zones: Eastern is called Riviera di Ponente and the Western is Riviera di Levante. The most popular beach resort is San Remo bearing a proud title of the capital of floriculture. The resort is an annual venue for the Festival of the Italian song. In the 19th century, there were built great concert halls, luxury hotels and casinos, as well as restaurants and clubs. In addition to various entertainment options, there are a lot of museums and art galleries in the modern city. Among the most visited cultural institutions, the Museo Civico and Rambaldi art gallery are notable. The ruins of Santuario Madonna della Costa represent one of the local architectural monuments; another object of interest is Villa Alfred Nobel currently converted into a museum.
Imperia is rich in architectural landmarks. Here you can see the Cathedral of San Maurizio that is the largest temple in the province, as well as the beautiful palace Doria built in the mid16th century. Nature lovers would like the town of Portofino with its picturesque olive groves, vineyards and palm thickets. The medieval castle of San Giorgio and the old lighthouse are located on one of high cliffs in tangle of cypress. This place is among the most visited in the country; the lighthouse is equipped with viewing platforms from which you can enjoy an unforgettable view of the surrounding area. Copyright
Ligurian cuisine is sure to impress foodies who are fond of exquisite Mediterranean delicacies. It is a true culinary phenomenon that never ceases to amaze experienced chefs and gourmets. … Open
Those who want to enjoy the peace and privacy are recommended to go to the resort of Santa Margherita Ligure offering guests great beaches and a rich excursion program. Liguria is an ideal holiday destination for travelers with children, as well as for fans of gambling and nightlife.
la grotta The Ligurian Coast is very popular with those who can’t imagine their recreation without beach entertainments. This resort region attracts with a mild climate, a well-developed tourist infrastructure, and a variety of beaches. Very beautiful and well-equipped sandy beaches are located in Imperia and Savona. They are very popular with travelers with children. Those who prefer pebble beaches should visit Genoa and La Spezia. Besides well-equipped beaches, the region of Riviera di Ponente is famous for a variety of natural beauties. Here, you can combine your relaxation with hiking tours.
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
You can find some of the most peaceful and uncrowded beach resorts in the district of Riviera di Levante. Many local resorts were only small fishermen’s villages several decades ago. Foreign guests have recently started to visit them. Today, you can visit here one of the most prestigious resorts in the country that is visited by famous film stars and millionaires, Portofino.
church and tower, vernazza In Liguria, there are 8 unique national parks, some of which are included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The most famous one is the Cinque Terre Park. In it, there are several beautiful old villages and picturesque resorts. The main entertainment for tourists here is hiking tours, during which they can admire natural beauties and learn more about the natives’ way of living. There are a lot of pebble beaches at local resorts. Most of the coastal plots are open for visitors.
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 … Open
During the year, a lot of interesting holidays and festivals are held in Liguria. The traditional Flower Parade is annually held in Sanremo. The main attribute of this festival is the parade, during which you can see platforms with exposures and sculptures of fresh flowers in city streets. In the context of the festival, a lot of interesting competitions, performances and food entertainments are held.
The charming village of Riva Trigoso is a place where the food festivals are regularly held. It is dedicated to the national dish called Sagra del Bagnum. The guests of this festival have an opportunity to taste the most popular national specialties cooked not only by professional cooks, but also by amateurs. The main attribute of the festival is the tasting of regional wines.
Liguria - guide chapters 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

City tours, excursions and tickets in Liguria and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Liguria
♥   Castle 'Il Castellaro' Albisola Superiore, 8.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Priamar' Savona, 13.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Campo Ligure' Campo Ligure, 18.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Cremolino' Cremolino, 24.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Prasco' Prasco, 24.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Liguria
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale delle Cinque Terre' , 99.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale del Gran Paradiso' , 154.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Liguria from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'


From the series “The Most Impressive Abandoned Cities on the Planet”
There exist a considerable amount of priceless historical attractions. Visitors can see the beautiful St. Andrew church that survived by some miracle after the devastating earthquakes. Beautiful St. George Cathedral which is remained untouched and which is decorated with priceless frescoes of the 15th century. New earthquakes pose a real threat to Balestrino. The risk is high and the unique historical objects may be ruined at any time. … Read further
Car rental on Rentals in Liguria

Saudi Arabia to Open 38 Hotels in Diriyah

Diriyah is one of the first mega projects in Saudi Arabia. Hotels and other infrastructure will start opening next year, and all works are expected to end in 2026. The first 18 restaurants in Bujairi Terrace will start operating already in early 2022. Read this


Search touristic sites on the map of Liguria

Address/Sight name City/Region Country Within radius, km
 Types of touristic objects to search for
Hotels & Car rental
Carhire locations
0 star
1 star
2 stars
3 stars
4 stars
5 stars
Touristic places
Art galleries
Touristic areas
Attraction parks
Aqua parks
Train stations
Bus stations
Fuel stations
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
City services
Open the list of object types
Useful services

Sightseeing in regions nearby Liguria

All about Liguria, Italy - sightseeings, attractions, touristic spots, architecture, history, culture and cuisine. Prepare your trip together with - find out the 'must see' things in Liguria, which places to visit, which excursions to take, where the breathtaking views are waiting for you. Planning your trip with this travel guide will help your to get the most out of Liguria in few days. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
Secure Server
Head office
Weegschaalstraat 3, Eindhoven
5632 CW, The Netherlands
+31 40 40 150 44

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | About us
Copyright © 2002 - OrangeSmile Tours B.V. | | Under the direction and management of IVRA Holding B.V. - Registered at Kamer van Koophandel (KvK), The Netherlands No. 17237018