Tag Archives: Ligurian Coast

Dusk Walks: Riomaggiore – Cinque Terre, Italy (4K)

Riomaggiore is a village and comune in the province of La Spezia, situated in a small valley in the Liguria region of Italy. It is the first of the Cinque Terre one meets when travelling north from La Spezia. The village, dating from the early 13th century, is known for its historic character and its wine, produced by the town’s vineyards. Riomaggiore is in the Riviera di Levante region and has a shoreline on the Mediterranean’s Gulf of Genoa, with a small beach and a wharf framed by tower houses. Riomaggiore’s main street is Via Colombo, where numerous restaurants, bars, and shops can be found.

Village Walks: Portofino – The Italian Riviera (4K)

Portofino is a fishing village on the Italian Riviera coastline, southeast of Genoa city. Pastel-colored houses, high-end boutiques and seafood restaurants fringe its Piazzetta, a small cobbled square overlooking the harbor, which is lined with super-yachts. A path leads from the Piazzetta to Castello Brown, a 16th-century fortress and museum with art exhibitions and panoramic views of the town and the Ligurian Sea. 

Travel Views: Portovenere – Northwestern Italy (4K)

Porto Venere is a village on the Ligurian coast of northwestern Italy. It’s known for Porto Venere Regional Natural Park, a protected area with trails and dive sites. The park encompasses Palmaria Island, dotted with beaches and caves. The Gothic-style Church of St. Peter sits atop a rocky headland. Nearby is the centuries-old Castello Doria, an imposing clifftop fortress with views of the Gulf of Poets.

Italian Villas: ‘Camogli – Portofino Peninsula’

Located in a quiet residential area in the upper part of Camogli, with a beautiful view over the sea of Liguria, 600-sqm Liberty style villa with ample garden. The property, restored in 2015, offers a total of 6 (up to 11) bedrooms and 6 bathrooms and features beautiful living rooms with rich decorations. The villa could easily be split into two independent residential units.

Camogli is a fishing village and tourist resort located on the west side of the peninsula of Portofino, on the Golfo Paradiso in the Riviera di Levante, in the Metropolitan City of Genoa, Liguria, northern Italy. As of 30 April 2017 its population was of 5,332.

Travel Video: ‘Monterosso al Mare’ – Cinque Terre

Monterosso al Mare is a town and comune in the province of La Spezia, part of the region of Liguria, Northern Italy. It is one of the five villages in Cinque Terre.

▼▼Video Timeline Links▼▼ 0:00 Drone Intro 1:10 Walk begins on Via Roma 3:07 Largo Sandro Usai 6:19 Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi 7:55 Outdoor Market 12:48 Church Bell Tower 14:00 Church of San Giovanni Battista 15:04 Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi 16:07 The Beach (Old Town) 29:52 Hike up to convent 33:18 St. Francis Statue 35:11 Church of San Francesco 37:50 Monterosso Cemetery 42:08 St. Francis Statue 45:24 Walk into New Town 47:33 The Beach (New Town)

Walking Tours: ‘Vernazza, Cinque Terre, Italy’ (Video)

This walk was filmed on August 5th, 2020 starting at 12:00pm. Vernazza is the 4th town of the Cinque Terre when hiking from Riomaggiore up to Monterosso. This was by far my favorite town of the Cinque Terre.

Vernazza is one of the 5 centuries-old villages that make up the Cinque Terre, on northwest Italy’s rugged Ligurian coast. Colorful houses surround its small marina. The Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church has a bell tower topped by an elegant cupola. Clinging to the rocks, Doria Castle is a medieval defensive structure with a cylindrical tower. The Belforte bastion is just below it.

Italian Villa Video Tours: ‘Genoa – Lugurian Coast’

This beautiful villa with a mesmerizing panoramic view and private access to the sea, set into a cliff, is currently up for sale in Sori, province of Genova. This marvelous property is located just a few kilometres from Portofino, a prestigious town on the Ligurian coast. Furthermore, the villa encompasses three floors and possesses an internal surface of roughly 500 m². A mesmerizing swimming pool, is situated within this property’s leafy 1,200 m² garden. Furthermore, the garden consists in part of a vast relaxation area where you can appreciate the quietness, peacefulness and privacy of this unique property. Finally, the outdoor area displays also a spacious and lovely patio for your “al fresco” meals.

Genoa (Genova) is a port city and the capital of northwest Italy’s Liguria region. It’s known for its central role in maritime trade over many centuries. In the old town stands the Romanesque Cathedral of San Lorenzo, with its black-and-white-striped facade and frescoed interior. Narrow lanes open onto monumental squares like Piazza de Ferrari, site of an iconic bronze fountain and Teatro Carlo Felice opera house.