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Pieve portico

East of Borgomaro

Pieve di Teco This is one of the inland capitals of Western Liguria. A large historic centre, with commercial leanings. It was founded in the thirteenth century on the ancient road leading towards Piedmont, defended by the castle of the Clavesana family, the local lords. Genoa took control of the c....
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By bicicle

We have also selected some specialist guides and biking itineraries for all “leg types”. One must-see is the 24km cycle path that runs the length of the coast, in place of the old railway. Routes in the Diano Marina valleys Maiali Route (freeride) – all year round This is the longest run ....
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Our favourite places

Dear guests and friends, everybody has places that are dear to them, for various different reasons. Views, buildings, trees, precious monuments that remain close to our hearts. Here follows a short list of those places in western Liguria that we call our favourite places. They are only a small part ....

La Val Nervia

In Val Nervia, a short distance from the coast, there are some “inland capitals” and Dolceacqua is rightfully the most important. Built on ancient Roman-Ligurian foundations, it nipped its development in the bud during the late Middle Ages, due to the power of the Genoan Doria family. Dolceacqua....

Ventimiglia

The last Italian city before the border with our French cousins. Three cities in one: the Roman city of Nervia, rediscovered between the 19th and 20th centuries, with a theatre, thermal baths, houses, tombs, and many objects to be seen in the Girolamo Rossi Archaeological Musuem and in the Antiquari....
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Ospedaletti, Bordighera e Vallecrosia

Ospedaletti The little town with the mildest climate on the Riviera. It has a tiny, delightful historic centre, enclosed to the east by the anti-Berber tower, with a high density of villas and hotels linked to the dawn of tourist development. It is an elegant spot, with a wide, tree-lined boulevard....

Sanremo

It is difficult to describe the city in a few lines, since its current and past realities are very complex, even from a social point of view. For those who don't know it, it should be said that we are talking about a city that has had great periods of growth, in the 13th, 15th, 17th-18th centuries a....
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Liguria: how and why

Liguria is a long, narrow arch of land between the Mediterranean sea, the Alps and the Apennines. It is part of Northern Italy, with some distinctive geographical, natural, economic and social peculiarities. Everyone thinks of it as a seaside region with its excellent Blue Flag beaches, but it is al....
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Itinerari a piedi sulla riviera dei fiori

The Riviera dei Fiori (Flower Riviera) is a unique part of the world, exuding the two most beautiful essences of being on holiday: here, there is no need to choose between sea and slopes... one can reach both on the same day. One can spend the morning on Alpine paths amongst marmots and chamois, and....

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