Synopses & Reviews
The only in-depth guide to Liguria, a mountainous region of dizzy passes and breath-taking views. The narrow strip of coast includes gems such as the Italian Riviera, the port city of Genoa, the glitzy resort of Portofino and the Cinque Terra. With a strong regional identity, the spectacular scenery, the mediaeval towns, fishing ports and food have attracted some of the world's most famous writers. This is the only guide with a detailed description of the mountains and hilltop villages. Colorful extras like Italian proverbs and simple recipes are scattered throughout.
The insiders guide to Liguria, the wonders of the Italian Riviera, its coast and mountains.
About the Author
Rosie Whitehouse is one of the UKs leading experts on family travel and has written for many of newspapers and magazines. She spends part of the year in Liguria.
Table of Contents
Part One: General Information
Chapter 1: Background information
Chapter 2: Practical information
Part Two: The Guide
Chapter 3: Genoa
The Riviera di Levante
Chapter 4: Recco to Levanto (each chapter is divided in two sections: Along the Coast and Up in the mountains.
Chapter 5: The Cinque Terra
Chapter 6: La Spezia and the Gulf of Poets
Chapter 7: Day Trips from the Riviera di Levante, The Rivera delle Ponente
Chapter 8: Arenzano to Savona
Chapter 9: Vado Liguria to Albenga
Chapter 8: Alassio to Ventimiglia
Chapter 9: Day Trips from the Riviera delle Ponente
Appendices and Index