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Liguria is a coastal region of north-western Italy, the third smallest of the Italian regions. Its capital is Genoa. It is a popular region with tourists for its beautiful beaches, picturesque little towns, and food; Italy's world famous pesto sauce is originally from this region.

Bays in Liguria, Italy

Alassio is a town and comune of Liguria, Italy, on the Gulf of Genoa coast, in the province of Savona. It is mainly noticeable as a health resort in winter and a bathing-place in summer and has many hotels....


Albenga is a city situated on the Gulf of Genoa on the Italian Riviera in the Province of Savona in Liguria, northern Italy. The economy is mostly based on tourism, local commerce and agriculture....


Albisola Superiore is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Savona in the Italian region Liguria, located about 35 km southwest of Genoa and about 5 km northeast of Savona....


Albissola Marina is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Savona in the Italian region Liguria, located about 35 km west of Genoa and about 4 km northeast of Savona....


Ameglia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of La Spezia in the Italian region Liguria, located about 90 km southeast of Genoa and about 11 km southeast of La Spezia....


Andora, or Marina di Andora as it is often called, is a town on the Italian Riviera in the region of Liguria and in the province of Savona....


Arenzano is a coastal town in the province of Genoa, Liguria, Italy. It, as of 2007, has a population of 11,568. This varies a lot during the holiday seasons, since it is a reasonably popular holiday resort for Italians....


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Bogliasco is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about 11 km southeast of Genoa. Together with the comuni of Camogli, Recco, Pieve Ligure and Sori, it is part of the so-called Golfo Paradiso. Economy is mostly based on tourism; agriculture include production of olives....


Bordighera is a town and comune the in the Province of Imperia, Liguria (Italy)....


Camogli is a small Italian fishing village and tourist resort located in the province of Genoa on the Italian Riviera. Camogli has 5,692 inhabitants....


Carro is a comune (municipality) at the Province of La Spezia in the Italian region Liguria, located about 60 km southeast of Genoa and about 25 km northwest of La Spezia....


Celle Ligure is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Savona in the Italian region Liguria, located about 30 km west of Genoa and about 8 km northeast of Savona. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 5,443 and an area of 9.6 km²....


Ceriale is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Savona in the Italian region Liguria, located about 70 km southwest of Genoa and about 30 km southwest of Savona....


Cervo is an ancient town and comune of the Italian Riviera in the province of Imperia, 1,200 inhabitants. One of its attractions is a fine baroque church overlooking the sea....


Cogoleto is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about 25 km west of Genoa. Its territory extends from the sea to the Ligurian Apennines; it is part of the Natural Regional Park of Monte Beigua....


Corniglia is located in the province of La Spezia, Liguria, northern Italy, surrounded on three sides by vineyards and terraces and the fourth side descends steeply to the sea....


Deiva Marina is an Italian town and comune in the province of La Spezia (region of Liguria), located about 65 km south of the city of Genoa on the Riviera di Levante. Its known as an important fishing place. The most used kind of fishing is "the palamito"....


Diano Marina is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Imperia in the Italian region Liguria, located about 90 km southwest of Genoa and about 5 km northeast of Imperia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 6,199 and an area of 6.5 km²....


Dolceacqua is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Imperia in the Italian region Liguria, located about 120 km southwest of Genoa and about 35 km west of Imperia, on the border with France....


The village of Finalborgo belongs to the municipality of Finale Ligure, in the province of Savona, region Liguria....


Finale Ligure is a comune on the Gulf of Genoa in the Province of Savona in Liguria, Italy. It is considered part of the Italian Riviera....


Genoa in Genoese and Ligurian; Genua in Latin and, archaically, in English) is a city and an important seaport in northern Italy, the capital of the Province of Genoa and of the region of Liguria....


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Imperia is a coastal city and comune in the region of Liguria, Italy. It is the capital of the province of Imperia, and historically it was capital of the Intemelia district of Liguria....


La Spezia or Spesa in the local dialect of Ligurian is a city in the Liguria region of northern Italy, at the head of La Spezia Gulf, and capital city of the province of La Spezia....


Laigueglia is a town and comune in the province of Savona, in Liguria (northern Italy)....


A small seaside town, founded by Pisans around 1200, Lerici today is a tourist resort also known for its natural beauty and its central location. From here one can reach by boat the Cinque Terre, Portovenere, the bathing stations of the, and all the other picturesque locations along this stretch of coast....


Levanto is a comune (municipality) in the Province of La Spezia in the Italian region Liguria, located about 60 km southeast of Genoa and about 20 km northwest of La Spezia. The town is on the coast at the end of a valley, thickly wooded with olive and pine trees....


Loano is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Savona in the Italian region Liguria, located about 60 km southwest of Genoa and about 30 km southwest of Savona. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 11,375 and an area of 13.5 km²....


In Manarola, multicoloured houses spill down the dark hillside, their balconies looking out over the turquoise harbor surrouned by craggy rock formations. The town is a work of art in its own right, each street bursting with colour, detail and history....


Moneglia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about 50 km southeast of Genoa. It is a tourist resort on the Riviera di Levante....


Monterosso al Mare is the largest of the five Cinque Terre towns and is famous for it's lemon trees, white wines, grapes and olives....


Nervi is a former fishing village near Portofino, now a seaside resort in Liguria, in northwest Italy. Once an independent comune, it is now a quartiere of Genoa. Nervi is 7 km east of central Genoa....


Oneglia was a town in northern Italy on the Ligurian seaside that was joined to Porto Maurizio to form the Comune of Imperia in 1923....


Pietra Ligure is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Savona in the Italian region Liguria, located about 60 km southwest of Genoa and about 20 km southwest of Savona. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 9,101 and an area of 9.7 km². The municipality of Pietra Ligure contains the frazione (subdivision) Ranzi.  ...


Pieve Ligure is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about 13 km southeast of Genoa. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,455 and an area of 3.4 km²....


Portofino is a small Italian fishing village, comune and tourist resort located in the province of Genoa on the Italian Riviera. The town crowded round its small harbour is considered to be among the most beautiful Mediterranean ports....


Rapallo is a commune in the province of Genoa, in Liguria, northern Italy. As of 2007 it counts approximately 34,000 inhabitants, it is part of the Tigullio Gulf and is located in between Portofino and Chiavari....


Riomaggiore is the most Southern village of the Cinque Terre well know for it's wine made in the town's vineyards, and has a small beach and wharf and shoreline along the Mediterranean....


San Lorenzo al Mare is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Imperia in the Italian region Liguria, located about 100 km southwest of Genoa and about 10 km west of Imperia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,409 and an area of 1.3 km². San Lorenzo al Mare borders the following municipalities: Cipressa, Civezza, Costarainera, and Imperia.  ...


San Michele di Pagana (San Michê in Ligurian language) is a fraction of the town of Rapallo in Genova. It is approximately one and a half kilometers from Rapallo and many from the nearby coastal town of Santa Margherita Ligure, which borders the village....


Sanremo is a city with about 57,000 inhabitants on the Mediterranean coast of western Liguria in north-western Italy. It was founded in Roman times and is now best known as a tourist destination on the Italian Riviera and the host of cultural events such as the Sanremo Music Festival and the Milan-Sanremo cycling classic arrival. It is widely accepted as the origin of the Five-card stud variant, Telesina...


Sanremo is a city with about 57,000 inhabitants on the Mediterranean coast of western Liguria in north-western Italy....


Santa Margherita Ligure is a comune (municipality) in the province of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about 35 km southeast of Genoa, in the Tigullio traditional area. Santa Margherita Ligure borders the following municipalities: Camogli, Portofino, Rapallo....


Santo Stefano al Mare is a comune or municipality in the Province of Imperia in the Italian region Liguria....


Sarzana is a town and comune in the Province of La Spezia, and is located in the Liguria region, in the low Magra valley....


Savona is a seaport and comune in the northern Italian region of Liguria, capital of the Province of Savona, in the Riviera di Ponente on the Mediterranean Sea....


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Sestri Levante is a town in Liguria, Italy. Lying on the Mediterranean Sea, it is approximately 56 kilometers south of Genova and is set on a promontory. While Portofino and the Cinque Terre are probably the most well known tourist destinations on the Italian Riviera, Sestri Levante is becoming quite a favorite among Italians. This once quiet fishing village is slowly turning into a tourist hotspot, developing an old and a new town....


Sestri Ponente is an industrial suburb of Genoa in northwest Italy. It is part of the Medio Ponente municipio of Genoa....


Spotorno is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Savona in the Italian region Liguria, located about 45 km southwest of Genoa and about 9 km southwest of Savona....


Taggia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Imperia in the Italian region Liguria, located about 110 km southwest of Genoa and about 15 km west of Imperia....


Varazze is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Savona in the Italian region Liguria, located about 30 km west of Genoa and about 11 km northeast of Savona in the Riviera di Ponente. Nearby in the Ligurian Apennines is the Monte Beigua with its Natural Regional Park....


Varese Ligure is a comune (municipality) in the Province of La Spezia in the Italian region Liguria, located about 50 km east of Genoa and about 35 km northwest of La Spezia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,254 and an area of 136.3 km²...


Varigotti, an appreciated and characteristic seaside holiday destination in Finale Ligure....


Ventimiglia is a frontier town, commune and episcopal see of Liguria, Italy, in the province of Imperia....


Vernazza is a town and commune located in the province of La Spezia, Liguria, northwestern Italy. It is one of the five towns in the Cinque Terre region....


Zoagli is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about 30 km southeast of Genoa....


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