Let’s visit Liguria!
A large region with 5,143 km² and 1,853,578 inhabitants, its capital is Genoa and it has one of the largest and most important ports in the Mediterranean. A particularly mild climate and exuberant vegetation are the attraction of numerous tourists who come to visit it at all times of the year, in addition to the various resorts. Nature, culture and nightlife: nothing is missing. Let’s visit Liguria! Let’s get to know a little more about this amazing region! Here at Your Travel to Italy with Ana Patricia you make the trip of your dreams !!! ALSO: see our “Accommodation in Italy – Tips for your holidays!”
1) Let’s visit Liguria! VISIT ITS TOWNS
It is a particular region with a unique landscape; its seaside mountains create one of the most varied and beautiful coastlines in Italy. Inserted in this landscape there are splendid towns such as Portofino, Riomaggiore and Vernazza. Cultural tourism has its pole of attraction in Genoa, declared European Capital of Culture for the year 2004, while nautical tourism takes place in the famous towns of Porto Venere, Camogli and Portofino. Also read 7-day car itinerary through Liguria?
2) Let’s visit Liguria! VISIT ITS PARKS
The latest tourism proposals in this region are intended to emphasize the landscapes and natural resources, cultural heritage and rediscovery of the countryside. When talking about the natural heritage of this region, we always remember the Portofino Regional Park and the wonderful Cinque Terre National Park (Cinque Terre, in 1997, together with Porto Venere, the islands of Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto were included in the UNESCO World Heritage list ). What are the 10 must-see places in Liguria?
3) Let’s visit Liguria! VISIT ITS CITIES
Anyway, if you are looking for something unique and charming, you will definitely find it in this region. Just visit the famous Cinque Terre area to understand the natural particularities of this region. Liguria, a dreamy region!
- Cinque terre
- La Spezia
- Pietra Ligure
- Santa Margherita
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How to get to Liguria?
It is easy to get to Liguria by any means of transport. See the options below.
1) How to get to Liguria? BY AIRPLANE
Liguria has three airports: two civilians, in Genoa and Villanova d’Albenga, and a military one in Luni. The international stopover “Critoforo Colombo”, in Genoa Sestri, is the central airport, only six kilometers from the city center. The international airport of Villanova d’Albenga is located a few kilometers from the most important tourist locations on the Riviera di Potente and the Blue Coast. The third airport is in Luni. It is a military structure open to civilian traffic, allowed only for tourist activity.
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2) How to get to Liguria? BY TRAIN
Railway communications follow the main design of the highways. The Ventimiglia-La Spezia line picks up travelers from northern Italy and places it on the Tyrrhenian line to Rome, Naples and the south. Liguria has the main lines of international routes. Fast connections are guaranteed by TEE, Eurocity and Intercity trains.
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3) How to get to Liguria? BY SHIP
The port of Genoa is the most important Mediterranean and transatlantic maritime terminal for passengers and goods. Frequent connections on national and Mediterranean routes are guaranteed, also with ferries for the transport of cars in Sardinia, Sicily and Corsica. Regular lines go to the ports of La Spezia, Savona and Imperia and the smaller tourist ports allow the mooring of boats of all tons.
4) How to get to Liguria? BY CAR
Liguria is easy to access and travel by car, motorbike or motorhome, as it has an important road network. Also read The Best Places to visit Italy by car?
If you are going to rent a car, be sure to read our posts in the Driving in Italy section of the Traveling to Italy blog. In addition to car itinerary tips, we have everything about signs, tolls, roads and many more tips.
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Let’s visit Liguria! Liguria is one of the most visited regions in Italy. Thousands of tourists choose this place as a destination for its enchanting landscapes and for its cities rich in history and picturesque villages overlooking the sea.
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