Things to do and see in Liguria: routes and activities.

Villa Durazzo in Sestri Levante, Golfo del Tigullio, Liguria.
A few minutes drive from the A12 motorway exit in Sestri Levante, only 30 minutes drive from Genova and, on the other side of the coast, from the wonders of the Cinque terre and the Golfo dei Poeti in La Spezia. Discover the different chances to meet history, art, culture and the landscape in Liguria.
The holiday homes of Le Dimore are the ideal location for those who want to enjoy a stay in the heart of the Riviera di Levante and to make the most of the various opportunities to discover the touristic and cultural routes, from Genova to the Cinque Terre. It is also ideal for the tourists who prefer a sporting holiday, for example trekking on the paths of the Ligurian hinterland, scuba diving, windsurfing, underwater fishing, mountain biking, golf and horse riding.

During your stay, the staff of the holiday homes of the Dimore will be available for suggestions and will help you arrange guided tours and book activities, tickets and shuttle service.

Genova, a history among sea, narrow streets and “crose”.

"Chi guarda Genova sappia che Genova si vede solo dal mare".
This is the beginning of a very beautiful song by Ivano Fossati, which stresses that the best view of the “Superba” (Genova) can be enjoyed in its entireness only from the sea.

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L'Alta Via of the  Monti Liguri (a trekking route along the Ligurian mountains)

The Ligurian mountain degrading and sloping down to the coast is a unique experience: an invitation for the tourists who want to discover picturesque trekking routes on foot, on a horse or mountain bike.

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Portofino: what to do and to see

Discover the magical atmosphere of a visit to Portofino, ancient fishermen village and now elegant place for the international jet-set. It was already such an expensive place at the end of the 16th century that Giambattista Confalonieri, an aristocratic traveller, complained that he had to pay for his room and even the air he breathed.

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The Golfo dei Poeti (Gulf of the Poets): routes

A natural creek bordered by two promontories where the sun and the sea inspired poets and famous writers such as D.H. Lawrence who wrote in his letters, in 1913, how fascinated he was by the beauty of the cove, hidden by olive trees degrading to the sea.

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Il parco Nazionale delle Cinque Terre

At the eastern end of the Riviera you can find the Cinque Terre, five tiny villages hidden in little coves or on sheer cliffs, in an unique landscape.

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