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For anyone who is willing to spend some time under the beautiful Mediterranean sun in an environment surrounded by historic attractions, Liguria, Italy is the place to be. Liguria may be one of the smallest regions in Italy but it offers the best accommodation facilities that will bring back any visitor who spends a night there. A night in Liguria does not entail comfortable sleep only, but also historic views. Here are some of the best hotels Liguria has to offer: CNMN8TYWYSDF

Lost in Liguria!

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I love travelling abroad and I fancied a holiday in one of those quaint parts of Italy. After approaching Travel Republic, I settled on Liguria – a narrow strip of land bordered by the Alps, the sea, France, and Tuscany. It is one of Italy’s top destinations according to the travelling guide I consulted and there is no shortage of resorts, restaurants, shopping and lovely towns and villages. So I set about getting lost in Liguria.

Cervo

Cervo is one of the most beautiful towns in the region. It lies in the region of Liguria and offers an enchanting medieval atmosphere. The town has a rich history, having passed through a number of state departments and dominated by various dynasties. It has gone from being a Roman Empire to a Sardinian Kingdom before the unification of Italy and today, it is a lovely holiday town enveloped by green hills and calm seas. CNMN8TYWYSDF

Loads of Fun in Liguria, Italy

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Have you ever fancied an exotic trip to one of Italy’s top destinations? I certainly have and after doing some research through Travel Republic, I chose to head off to sunny Liguria! Think rows of vineyards, palm-shaded beaches, stone villages steeped in sunshine and some incredibly delicious cooking traditions.

There’s something for everyone who wants to travel abroad to Liguria – a rainbow-shaped region that arcs all the way from Tuscany to the French Riviera. Genoa, its maritime capital, boasts of medieval passageways complete with mesmerizing walking paths that wind past traditional fishing villages that seem to tumble into vine-terraced cliffs and into the ocean. And if you’re a marine-life lover you will not be disappointed when you delve below the waters on exploration.

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Holidaymakers looking for golden beaches, picturesque towns and rolling hills should definitely consider the region of Liguria, Italy for their next trip.

Situated in north-western Italy, bordering with France, the region is a vibrant slice of Italia that mixes mountainous terrain with gorgeous stretches of coastline, married to the Mediterranean sea. Furthermore, dozens of seaside resort towns populate the region while bigger cities like Genoa offer a hectic mix of nightlife, entertainment and shopping.

So, where are the top three places places to go in the region?

Sun, sea, sand and scenery – the staple ingredients of any holiday, and the Italian Riviera has all four in abundance, with a liberal sprinkling of fine food and wine thrown in. Meeting the more famous French Riviera at Italy’s northwest border, the scenic Italian Riviera lies on the Ligurian Coast and has been an essential stop on tours of Europe for centuries. Here are just a few of the many highlights on this enchanting stretch of the Italian coast.

The jewel in the crown – Portofino

If the Italian Riviera is the crown of Italy’s northern coastline, then photogenic Portofino is most definitely its sparkling jewel. Lying east of Genoa and founded in Roman times, this former fishing village found favour as an upmarket holiday resort in the 19th century, when wealthy aristocrats began to visit and build luxury villas on its leafy slopes. By the 1950s its picturesque harbour was frequented by the likes of Frank Sinatra and Elizabeth Taylor, cementing its status as an indulgent holiday destination for the jetset. These days the summer yachts of the well-to-do rather outnumber the fishing boats, but the harbour is still the focal point of this charming village, and if you’re lucky, you may even glimpse a dolphin or two.

Balzi-Rossi

Beaches are the most important places that the people from all over the world would like to visit. Everyone who visits countries which have seashore would like to visit the beaches. They will serve many purposes. The beaches are one of the most beautiful places in any country to visit and here is a list of some of the most important beaches that you can see in Liguria.

1) Balzi Rossi:

This beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. It is situated in Ventimiglia, Province Of Imperia. A private company looks after all the different aspects of this beach and the people who visit these beaches have to pay for that. The number of people visiting this beach every year exceeds a million.

A Riot on the Riviera!

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The Italian Riviera is, not surprisingly, adjacent to the French Riviera on the north coast of the Mediterranean Sea. As the Italian coastline swings away from France and down to the South East, you can see a plethora of different colours on show. More than that, there is an officially protected marine park off the coast of the Cinque Terre. These “Five Lands” are composed of five villages and their surroundings, Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia and Riomaggiore.

Altogether this region is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and with good reason. The main attraction for travellers is the landscape, which has the benefit of outstanding natural beauty but also features remarkable agricultural terraces. For hundreds of years, generations of farmers have been carefully building up more and more layers of terraces on the rugged landscape sloping steeply down to the sea.

The terraces are plentiful and are also meticulously maintained, most of the way along the Cinque Terre coast. And the villages themselves constitute a veritable rainbow of colours. The buildings, ranging from one to four, or even five storeys, are arranged seemingly haphazardly over the hillsides down to and up from the sea. And they are painted with the entire range of soft pastel shades from pink and orange to green and blue.

A Little Italian Seaside Town!

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Italy and many Italians are in a sorry state. But that does not make the country any less beautiful or interesting, and what they desperately need these days is tourism. Every tourist is a welcome source of income for the local economy, so all tourists are made to feel welcome. Italy has something for everyone. For historians, there is as much of interest in Italy as anywhere.

It was, after all, the seat of the Roman Empire before Christ was born and before the nations of Europe even existed as political entities. The Roman senate was a far more advanced, more effective and even more democratic political administration than most of the world had any concept of or could have imagined at the time. Rome is obviously one of the world’s most historical cities and just full of interest as well as beauty. But not everyone is interested in old buildings, whatever they might represent in terms of our cultural heritage. Some people just want to relax. Their children are not interested in culture. They want what holiday makers want.

Visiting PortoVenere, Italy!

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If you are looking for a quiet and tranquil holiday along the Italian Mediterranean coast, then Portovenere may just be what you are looking for. This picturesque Italian port consists of three villages:

  • Fezzano,
  • Le Grazie, and
  • Porto Venere.

There are also three islands:

  • Tino,
  • Tinetto, and
  • Palmaria

Porto Venere, along with the villages of the Cinque Terre, was awarded the accolade of a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997. This ancient port has an ancient history. It can even be traced back to the 1st century BC. This beautiful little fishing village has not changed that much over time, and there are some quality places to stay for you and your family. This may cost a little more than your average cheap family holiday, but the extra expense is definitely worth it.

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If you’re like most people, we’re sure that you’ll agree that there’s absolutely nothing like chilling out, relaxing and having a grand old time with family, friends and whoever else at the beach.

Everything from the color of the sand, the green, blue and crystal clear water to the boating, swimming, fishing, and the opportunity to catch a few rays for the perfect tan is the thrill that most people, may be even you, look forward to when it comes to beaches.

But if you’re traveling to a place like Italy or if you’re a resident of Italy, now that the summer months are officially here, we’re sure that knowing some of the top beaches in Portovenere to visit could come in handy.

Well today is your luck day, because listed below are just a few of the best beaches to visit in Portovenere.

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