Liguria sightseeing

Discover the best things to do in Liguria. Read our travel tips, discover your destination through awesome pictures and plan your sightseeing including the must-see Liguria attractions.

Plan your trip to Italy. Find the hidden gems of our Country and the best places to stay.

Let images and stories inspire you.

Journey through Italy.

Experience Liguria

BETA VERSIONBETA

Liguria

I want to go to

Pocket Travel Guide

liguria

About Liguria

Liguria is a region located on the coast of northwestern Italy, bordered to the south by the Mediterranean’s peaceful, blue waters. The landscape is rife with large, steep mountains that rise out of the sea and create a beautiful view at every turn. The most well-known city in the area is Genova, but Liguria is also home to many small towns filled with friendly Italians who take great pride in their culture.

Liguria Weather: In the summer months, the temperature can reach up to 27 degrees C, or 80 degrees F. The winter months often dip down to temperatures around 10 degrees C, or 50 degrees Fahrenheit.

Regional Cuisine of Liguria: Pine nuts, mushrooms, olives, grapes and corn

Regional Wine of Liguria: Cinque Terre DOC, Colli di Luni DOC, Colline di Levanto DOC

Things to do in Liguria: Monterosso al Mare Beach, Vernazza

Where is Liguria? Liguria is located in northwestern Italy, bordered to south by the Mediterranean Sea. The region sits approximately 200 kilometers southwest of Milan.

read moreclose

Genoa

City

Genoa Art
hotels from 42.98 USD per night
art

Cinque Terre

Holiday Area

cinque terre la spezia
beach

Traveler Stories

Why I love Liguria

The beautiful and unique sights of Liguria left me feeling amazed at the many wondrous creations that are on this earth.

One of the first things I noticed on my arrival to Liguria was the gorgeous blue waters that surround this great region. I got the opportunity to visit the beach with my family while I was in Liguria. I made sure to make a weekend out of the visit to the beach so that I could relax and enjoy the breathtaking ambiance.

Aside from going to the beach, I was also able to go to the museums, shops, restaurants and other landmarks that make this region so exquisite. Because I love Italian food, I wanted to take advantage of the authentic Italian cuisine. Everything I tried was delicious!

About the author

David enjoys playing music on his free time. He also loves to write about interesting topics and travel during the summer.

read moreclose

San Remo

City

San Remo Beach
hotels from 39.29 USD per night
beach

What is the best way for visitors to get around Liguria?

Answer

What is the best way for visitors to get around Liguria?

Although you can take a walk around town to see the local sights, you might want to consider a taxi or even a bus if you want to visit neighboring areas such as the Sanremo resorts. Definitely make time to see the mountainous areas that come out of the Ligurian Sea.

The beauty of Liguria can be appreciated a little more on an afternoon walk. The renowned architecture of the Genoa province provides a picturesque backdrop to your morning stroll. If you want to venture farther than your two feet can carry you, consider taking a train for those longer trips. There are train stations in almost every town, so you’ll easily be able to explore the area and all it has to offer.

close

Portofino - Golfo Tigullio

Holiday Area

portofino golfo tigullio
art beach

Riomaggiore

City

riomaggiore beach
hotels from 54.03 USD per night
beach

Travel Tips

Things worth remembering in Liguria

Fun Fact: Pesto, a popular Italian sauce used around the world, is originally from Liguria.

Local Dishes: Fish and shellfish are a big part of the local cuisine in Liguria.

Local Day Trips: You can take a trip to the beach or walk around town to take in the sights and sounds of the region. You can also plan a trip to the Museum of the Sea, which is excellent for those who love sailing and ships.

Local Hot Spots: The Clipper Caffe is an excellent place to go and relax with friends or family.

read moreclose

Riviera delle Palme

Holiday Area

riviera delle palme
beach

What’s a good way to start a trip to Liguria?

Answer

What’s a good way to start a trip to Liguria?

A good way to begin experiencing Liguria would be to sample the local cuisine. You will be able to find a wide range of Italian restaurants that offer delicious seafood, pasta and tasty meats. A nice day at the beach can help you to relax before you begin to explore other parts of Liguria.

You can leave other adventurous trips for the second or third day of your visit. The Genoa Aquarium is one attraction that you do not want to miss. It is a perfect outing for the entire family. You will get to see a wide variety of beautiful fish and other types of animal species. You might even recognize some aquatic life you spotted earlier at the beach!

close

Santa Margherita Ligure

City

santa margherita ligure beach
hotels from 79.81 USD per night
beach

Riviera dei Fiori

Holiday Area

riviera dei fiori
nature beach

Levanto

City

Levanto Beach
hotels from 46.66 USD per night
beach

Alassio

City

alassio beach
hotels from 46.66 USD per night
beach

Bordighera

City

bordighera beach
hotels from 61.4 USD per night
beach

Savona

City

savona beach
hotels from 73.67 USD per night
beach

Diano Marina

City

diano marina beach
hotels from 47.89 USD per night
beach

Monterosso al Mare

City

Monterosso al Mare Beach
hotels from 73.67 USD per night
beach

Lerici

City

lerici beach
hotels from 52.75 USD per night
beach

Finale Ligure

City

finale ligure beach
hotels from 61.4 USD per night
beach

Vernazza

City

vernazza beach
hotels from 63.85 USD per night
beach

Chiavari

City

chiavari beach
hotels from 61.4 USD per night
beach

Portovenere

City

portovenere beach
hotels from 98.23 USD per night
beach

Imperia

City

imperia beach
hotels from 61.4 USD per night
beach

Recco

City

recco beach
hotels from 72.45 USD per night
beach

Portofino

City

portofino beach
hotels from 87.3 USD per night
beach

Albenga

City

albenga beach
hotels from 71.22 USD per night
beach

Loano

City

loano beach
hotels from 85.95 USD per night
beach

Camogli

City

camogli beach
hotels from 85.95 USD per night
beach

Laigueglia

City

laigueglia beach
hotels from 73.67 USD per night
beach

Rapallo

City

rapallo beach
hotels from 45.89 USD per night
beach

La Spezia

City

la spezia art
hotels from 49.12 USD per night
art

Varazze

City

varazze beach
hotels from 42.98 USD per night
beach

San Bartolomeo al Mare

City

san bartolomeo al mare beach
hotels from 50.96 USD per night
beach

Need any help

choosing

where to stay?

Ask our experts

Share
Share this destination with your friends
Share
Share this destination with your friends