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Liguria places to visit and attractions

Below you can explore some of the most popular highlights and places of interest in the Liguria region. See also our Liguria travel guide.

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Alassio

Alassio is a popular resort on the Italian riviera with a long and sandy beach
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Albenga

As well as the cathedral and baptistry, in Albenga you can also see the remains of a 1st century ship
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Apricale

Apricale is a lovely medieval village surrounded by forested hills in western Liguria
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Bordighera

The town of Bordighera has a pleasant promenade and old town, and 19th century villas and gardens of interest
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Borgio Verezzi

The medieval village in Borgio Verezzi also has lovely views across the Italian riviera
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Bussana Vecchia

The ghost village of Bussana Vecchia, destroyed by an earthquake in 1887, is now an evocative local arts centre
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Camogli

Camogli is a very pretty fishing village in Liguria on the edge of the Portofino Regional Natural Park
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Campo Ligure

Campo Ligure is a hill town in northern Liguria overlooked by a medieval castle
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Castelvecchio di Rocca Barbena

The small village of Castelvecchio di Rocca Barbena is a perfectly preserved medieval Ligurian hill village overlooked by a ruined castle
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Cervo

The coastal village of Cervo on the Riviera di Ponente in Liguria also has an interesting baroque church
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Chiavari

Chiavari is a well known beach resort that also has an interesting old town of narrow medieval lanes called carrugi
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Cinque Terre

The Cinque Terre villages are one of the loveliest parts of Italy
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Corniglia

On a raised rocky promontory, the ancient village of Corniglia is one of the Cinque Terre villages
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Dolceacqua

The charming historic centre of Dolceacqua includes an ancient bridge across the river and a ruined castle
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Finalborgo

Finalborgo is a medieval walled village next to the Finale-Ligure seaside resort in Liguria
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Finale Ligure

The resort of Finale Ligure is an attractive beach resort in Liguria
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Genoa

The medieval centre of Geno is apparently the most extensive in Europe!
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Imperia

Imperia is a pretty coastal city in Liguria. Its beautiful orange buildings cover the hills above the clear blue waters below.
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Laigueglia

Laigueglia is a small, traditional beach resort on the popular Liguria coast of Italy
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Lerici

With its picturesque harbour, village centre and castle Lerici is a popular excursion from the Cinque Terre villages
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Levanto

Levanto, on the coast near the Cinque Terre, is one of the most popular beach resorts in eastern Liguria
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Manarola

Manarola is one of the famous villages of the 'Cinque Terre' coast in eastern Liguria
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Millesimo

Millesimo is a small traditional village in the Liguria region of north-west Italy
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Monterosso

Monterosso is on the Ligurian coast, a Cinque Terre village and beach resort
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Noli

The resort and medieval village at Noli is one of the most interesting on the Riviera di Ponente in Liguria
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Portofino

Portofino is an exceptionally beautiful coastal village
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Portovenere

Portovenere and its harbour is an exceptionally lovely seafront town in Liguria
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Rapallo

Rapallo is an attractive Liguria seaside resort also known for the cable car ride up the adjacent mountain
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Riomaggiore

Riomaggiore is the most southerly of the five pretty coastal villages of the Cinque Terre in Liguria
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Sanremo

Once the best known resort in Liguria, San Remo retains a great deal of its belle epoque charm
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Santa Margherita Ligure

The charming resort of Santa Margherita Ligure is one of the most attractive along the Liguria coast
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Sarzana

Sarzana is best known for its fortresses but also has a cathedral and other religious monuments to visit
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Sestri Levante

The resort at Sestri Levante has two beaches and an attractive old town, making it a very popular resort on the Italian riviera
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Sori

The resort of Sori is one of several in the Paradise Gulf area of eastern Liguria
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Tellaro

Tellaro is one of the most picturesque villages on the coast near Portovenere in Liguria
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Triora

The picturesque village of Triora is hidden in the steep valleys of north-west Liguria
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Varese Ligure

In the forested hills of northern Liguria, Varese Ligure is a very unusual medieval town designed around a circular layout
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Ventimiglia

Almost on the French border, Ventimiglia has a small beach and several historic highlights
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Vernazza

Vernazza is a lovely village in Liguria and one of the famous Cinque Terre villages
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Villa Hanbury

Villa Hanbury in western Liguria is famous for its beautiful and extensive gardens
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Zuccarello

Zuccarello is a small medieval village in the Nera Valley to the west of Albenga in Liguria
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