Liguria is a crescent-shaped region in northern Italy, close to the French border. The famous village of Cinque Terre one of its main draws, along with the towns of Portofino and Rapallo. The capital city of Genoa is a fascinating city that was once home to a powerful maritime republic. 

    The local food in Liguria is just as noteworthy as the coastal views and you’ll find plenty of options to combine the 2 at charming al fresco restaurants. If you head inland, you’ll find excellent hiking at the Antola Natural Regional Park.

    Where to shop & what to buy in Liguria

    • 10 Best Places to Go Shopping in Genoa

      This guide to the best places to go shopping in Genoa includes unmissable highlights for retail therapy in the Ligurian capital. From delightful art galleries and artisan chocolatiers to beautifully designed traditional shopping arcades and entertaining malls, Genoa has it all. In this guide, we’ll take a look at some of the best streets to go shopping in the city...

    Where to go & what to do at night in Liguria

    • 10 Best Things to Do After Dinner in Genoa

      Looking for something to do after dinner in Genoa? You need only wander the narrow streets and alleys of its Old Town area to enjoy views of its grand old palaces, cathedrals, and shopping arcades beautifully lit up at night. Visitors exploring Genoa after dark could let the night unfold as lively or as serenely as they wish, with a...

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