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Terre Area Featured Hotels / Liguria
Liguria is one of Italy's
small regions. Shaped like a narrow ribbon that stretches west along the
coast of France, it is composed of four provinces namely Imperia, Savona,
Genoa and La Spezia. The region is famous worldwide for its world-class
resorts in the style of Cannes and Monaco. The capital city of this region
The coast is divided into
two parts, the one located between the French border and Genoa is called
La Riviera de Ponente. It is famous for is long sandy beaches and historical
towns like San Remo which is a favorite tourist destination. O the opposite
side, from Genoa to the border of Tuscany is called La Riviera de Levante,
which is characterized by mountains and cliffs that hang over the coastline.
|Many tourists come to Liguria
not only for its historical places but also for its beaches, which is an
uninterrupted string of resorts. Along the coast a lot of water activities
could be done from windsurfing, scuba diving, water skiing, kayaking and
sailing. In the inland areas you could do a lot of outdoor activities from
horseback riding, hiking and mountain biking.
Once in Liguria, there are
a lot of historical places you can visit. One famous example is located
in Genoa, which is The Lanterna. . It is the symbol of the city; a lighthouse
built on 1543 and is 117 meters tall. Its previous olive oil illumination
used during its construction is now gone, being replaced by a 1000-watt
bulb that could reach as far as 50 miles away to the sea.
From its top you could get
a beautiful view of the city down below and also that of the Gulf and the
Other sights to visit in
Genoa are the numerous palaces and museums, which offer a vast wealth of
displays of art. The museums carry many paintings done by famous artists.
Among the popular tourist
destinations of Liguria the famous ones are Genoa, Portofino, San Remo,
Cinque Terre, and Rapallo. These places offer a variety of places to visit
like resorts, beaches, casinos, mountains and historical monuments. Aside
from these places, there are other towns and fishing villages which area
delight to visit as well.
|The food in Liguria is based
mainly on the Mediterranean diet. A staple on the Ligurian menu is the
Ligurian olive oil called the pesto, which is a sauce made up of a mixture
of basil, pine nuts, garlic, Parmesan cheese and olive oil.
A common Ligurian food is
Foccacias and pies. They are eaten during mealtimes or as a tasty snack.
The foccacia comes with olive oil or filled with cheese, either way it
simply is delicious to eat.
You may notice when eating
in restaurants that the main menu is generally made up of a variety of
pasta. These pasta are flavored with their delicious pesto or meat sauce.
Don't fail to try out their ravioli, especially the pansotti that is a
type of ravioli that is made of vegetables and herbs with a walnut sauce.
Getting to Liguria is easily
done by air travel. The Christopher Columbus International Airport located
in Genoa serves many flights daily from Italy and many other European cities.
It is also possible to reach Liguria by boat cruise that would dock in
the port of Genoa, and you could also reach it by car and by train.
/ Cinque Terre Area Featured Hotels
/ Liguria Self-Catering
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TERRE AREA OF LIGURIA, ITALY - FEATURED HOTELS
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This hotel is located in
Lerici. Cattedrale di Cristo Re and Doria Castle are local points of interest.
Another area attraction is Museo del Castello di San Giorgio. A complimentary
breakfast is served daily. Albergo Serena features multilingual staff,
a garden, and a television in the lobby. Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
is available in public areas. Additional property amenities include a microwave
in the lobby. Guest parking is available for a surcharge. The front desk
is open during limited hours. There are 19 guestrooms at Albergo Serena.
Guestrooms have balconies. Rooms are individually decorated
Hotel, La Spezia
Situated in La Spezia, this
family-friendly hotel is near Cattedrale di Cristo Re. Another nearby attraction
is Castello San Giorgio. A complimentary breakfast is served daily. Room
service is available during limited hours. Ghironi Hotel features a bar/lounge,
multilingual staff, and laundry facilities. High-speed Internet access
is available in public areas. Additional property amenities include currency
exchange. Guest parking is complimentary. The front desk is open 24 hours
a day. There are 52 guestrooms at Ghironi Hotel. Guestrooms have balconies.
Bathrooms feature bidets and hair dryers.
Ippotur - La Spezia, Castelnuovo Di Magra
This resort is located in
Castelnuovo di Magra. Piazza degli Aranci is a local point of interest.
Another local attraction is Renaissance Ducal Palace. Recreational amenities
include a children's pool. This 2.0-star property has a business center
and offers a technology helpdesk. Wireless Internet access is available
in public areas. This Castelnuovo di Magra property has event space consisting
of banquet facilities, conference/meeting rooms, and a ballroom. Guest
parking is complimentary. Additional property amenities include a poolside
bar, a bar/lounge, and barbecue grills.
This hotel is located in
Aulla. Lunezia Resort features barbecue grills, laundry facilities, and
a picnic area. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public
areas. Guest parking is complimentary. Additional property amenities include
tour assistance. There are 18 guestrooms at Lunezia Resort. Guestrooms
have balconies. At the 2.0-star property, accommodations include kitchenettes
with refrigerators and cookware, dishes, utensils. Bathrooms feature showers
with handheld showerheads.
One Hotel La Spezia
Situated in La Spezia, this
business-friendly hotel is near Castello San Giorgio and Museo del Castello
di San Giorgio. Another nearby attraction is Chiesa Abbaziale di Santa
Maria Assunta. My One Hotel La Spezia features an elevator (lift) and air
conditioning in public areas. Room service is available during limited
hours. Guest parking is available for a surcharge. The front desk is open
24 hours a day. There are 68 guestrooms at My One Hotel La Spezia. Bathrooms
feature bidets and hair dryers. Televisions have satellite channels.
If you are looking for a
4 star hotel in La Spezia – Italy , then the NH La Spezia Hotel offers
you the perfect solution for your long or short term holiday. This 4 star
La Spezia hotel is strategically located in the heart of the city center,
thus allowing you quick and easy access to all the major attractions. The
NH La Spezia Hotel is only moments away of the seafront, the port, the
historic centre and the main train station. The restaurant is characterized
by the attentive service and excellent traditional cuisine. Guests staying
at The NH La Spezia Hotel will have easy access to La Spezia City Centre
and if you don't mind a drive you can reach the famous tourist destination
of Portofino, the Cinqueterre and Golfo dei Poeti.