Cogoleto is a small town located in west Liguria. Actually, it is not very touristic and it is absolutely a pity! In Liguria, this town is known cause it declared itself the Christopher Columbus birthplace … however, it is also Genoa that claims to be the birth city of the famous discoverer of America … […]
Lerici, a town that inspired Byron,Wolf & Shelley!
Lerici is a small, fishermen hamlet located in eastern Liguria. It is less touristic than close, famous Cinque Terre offers beautiful, sandy beaches and great, turquoise sea. In the past was the favourite place of many, famous writers! Let’s know it better! How to reach Lerici? – by car – when you use motorways (A12 […]
San Fruttuoso – a monastery and one of the most beautiful beaches in Liguria!
San Fruttuoso was a Benedictine monastery and then over the years, it was also a pirates’ cove and a fishing village. Located in a stunning bay with breathtaking views attracts many tourists every year. Is it worth to visit it? Absolutely yes! How to reach San Fruttuoso? There is no road that leads to San […]
Arenzano, peacocks, turtles & pilgrims :)
Arenzano is a lovely, small town in western Liguria. As many towns in that part of the region are not popular through the tourists… apart from groups of pilgrims that visit its very important sanctuary. But let start from the very beginning: How to reach Arenzano? – by car – A10 motorway – you use […]
Villa Durazzo, the Ligurian hidden treasure!
Actually, the full name of the villa is Villa Durazzo – Centurione. It is located in Santa Margherita Ligure (I wrote about SML here) and very often it is completely ignored by the tourists that visit this hamlet. They really don’t know what they miss! Villa Durazzo is a magnificent palace, located on the hill, […]