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Liguria Attractions

Places to visit, points of interest and top things to see in Liguria

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The village of Manarola in Cinque Terre, Liguria, Italy.

Located in Italy's Liguria region, the predominant portion of the Cinque Terre is located on the coast of the Italian Riviera. It also comprises five villages: Riomaggiore, Monterosso al Mare, Corniglia, Vernazza, and Manarola.

The low-leveled hills note cinque Terre by the name La Spezia. Owing to its fascinating location, Cinque Terre is counted amongst the World Heritage Site, UNESCO.

Owing to its establishment on the riverbank, Cinque Terre predominantly enjoys a mild climate. The summers are long, characterized by humidity and heat. Afternoons are the hottest, whereas the evenings face cool breeze and frequent downpours. The winters are mildly characterized by four varied breezes, including Scirocco from South East, Libeccio from the southwest, and the violent and cold Grecale wind... read more arrow

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A landscape view of the old Genoa port in Liguria, Italy.
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When you speak of Genoa, Italy, the one predominant image is the tall lighthouse reigning over the harbor.

Indeed, the Lanterna in Genoa is a city symbol and landmark. Standing tall at 117 meters above sea level, this lighthouse is the world's oldest working lighthouse and certainly one of the world's tallest. It actually is a 77-meter high tower but as it is perched on a rock 40 meters in height, its total height reaches 117 meters. It occupies the site known as the Capo di Faro, also called the Beacon Promontory.

This ancient lighthouse has proved to be a welcoming light to boats and vessels for several centuries now. The Lanterna, as it is shown today, dates back to 1543, during Andrea Doria's career... read more arrow
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