Liguria - Your Holiday in Italy
Liguria is a region of over 1,500,000 inhabitants, situated in the north-west of the Italian peninsula. Genoa is its capital! Liguria borders the Italian regions of Piedmont, Emilia Romagna and Tuscany, squeezed between the sea and the mountain ranges of the Alps and Apennines.
Liguria boasts a large number of natural beauty that are a big draw for tourists and lovers of the sea. Among the most known and appreciated location: the Riviera dei Fiori, Portofino, Cinque Terre and Porto Venere.
The coasts of the Riviera di Levante, are known to be high, rocky and very rugged, while those to the west are lower and occasionally even sandy.