Italiaoutdoors Guide to Italy

Liguria Region

Liguria Region Of Italy

The Liguria Region is a coastal region of north-western Italy, with a capital Genoa. The region is popular with tourists for its beaches, towns, and cuisine. Liguria is bordered by France to the west, Piedmont to the north, and Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany to the east. It lies on the Ligurian Sea. The narrow strip of land is bordered by the sea, the Alps and the Apennines mountains. Some mountains rise above 2000 meters and the watershed line runs at an average altitude of about 1000 meters. Mountains and steep cliffs that rise loftily out of the Ligurian Sea in the most northerly part of the Western Mediterranean. This is the fascinating landscape that will impress people on their journey through this historically rich and dynamic region. The capital Genoa, one of the most important ports in the Mediterranean and home to Christopher Columbus, was already a powerful maritime state in the Middle Ages. Today one can find impressive buildings, elegant mansions, and wonderful churches, all of which bear witness to Liguria's glorious past and which blend in perfectly with the modern city. In other parts of Liguria, there are also numerous historical treasures.

Provinces of the Region

Genova Province

La Spezia Province

Savona Province

Imperia Province

Top Outdoor Activities in the Liguria Region

Walking Cinque Terre and Rock Climbing in the Finale area are the to top activities to enjoy in the Liguria Region.  But there is also some SCUBA diving, whale watching, kayaking and other activities to enjoy in the region.

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Where To Go

Savona | Savona Province Finale Ligure | Savona Province Albenga | Savona Province Vernazza | La Spezia Province Sarzana | La Spezia Province Riomaggiore | La Spezia Province Portovenere | La Spezia Province Pignone | La Spezia ProvinceLevanto | La Spezia Province Lerici | La Spezia Province La Spezia | La Spezia Province Ameglia | La Spezia Province Bordighera | Imperia Province Rapallo | Genova Province Camogli | Genova Province The Italian Riviera Portofino | Genova Province Exploring Cinque Terre Italy  

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