Sights & Attractions in The Italian Riviera

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Sights & Attractions The Italian Riviera

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Abbazia di San Fruttuoso
A medieval stronghold built by the...
Religious Sites Portofino
 
Accademia delle Belle Arti
Founded in 1751, the city's famous art school...
Museums / Galleries, Educational Institutions Genoa
 
Acquario di Genova
Europe's biggest aquarium, second in the world...
Zoos / Aquariums Genoa
 
Bardineto
For a look at some of the Riviera's mountain...
Towns Albenga
 
Bussana Vecchia
In the hills where flowers are cultivated for...
Towns San Remo
 
Castelletto
To reach this charming neighborhood high above...
Neighborhoods / Streets Genoa
 
Castello Brown
From the harbor, follow the signs for the...
Castles / Palaces Portofino
 
Castello di Lerici
The promontory is dominated by this13th-century...
Castles / Palaces Lerici
 
Castello di San Giorgio
The remains of this massive 13th-century castle...
Castles / Palaces La Spezia
 
Childhood home of Christopher Columbus
The ivy-covered remains of this fabled medieval...
Houses / Mansions Genoa
 
Cimitero Monumentale di Staglieno
One of the most famous of Genovese landmarks is...
Cemeteries Genoa
 
Cristo Salvatore, Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, e San Serafino di Sarov
This onion-dome Russian Orthodox church...
Religious Sites San Remo
 
Galata Museo del Mare
Devoted entirely to the city's seafaring history,...
Museums / Galleries Genoa
 
Galleria Nazionale
Housed in the richly adorned Palazzo Spinola...
Museums / Galleries Genoa
 
Giardini Botanici Hanbury
Mortola Inferiore, only 2 km (1 mile) from the...
Gardens / Arboretums Giardini Botanici Hanbury
 
Granarolo Funicular
Take a cog railway up the steeply rising...
Transportation Sites Genoa
 
Grotto Arpaia
Lord Byron (1788–1824) is said to have written...
Cave Portovenere
 
The Harbor
A boat tour gives you a good perspective on the...
Neighborhoods / Streets, Tours Genoa
 
Il Bigo
This spiderlike white structure, designed by...
Architectural Sites Genoa
 
La Pigna
San Remo's "old city" climbs upward to Piazza...
Neighborhoods / Streets San Remo
 
Loggia dei Mercanti
This merchants' row dating from the 16th...
Markets / Bazaars Genoa
 
Lungomare Argentina
Running parallel to the ocean, Lungomare...
Promenades / Boardwalks Bordighera
 
Lungomare degli Artisti
Albisola Marina has a centuries-old tradition of...
Local Interest–Sight Albisola Marina
 
Mercato Orientale
In the old cloister of a church along Via XX...
Markets / Bazaars Genoa
 
Monterosso al Mare
Beautiful beaches, rugged cliffs, crystal-clear...
Towns Giardini Botanici Hanbury
 
Museo Archeologico
A worthy collection in the town center displays...
Museums / Galleries Chiavari
 
Museo d'Arte Orientale Chiossone
One of Europe's most noteworthy collections of...
Museums / Galleries Genoa
 
Museo dell'Olivo
Imperia is king when it comes to olive oil, and...
Museums / Galleries Imperia
 
Noli
Just 9 km (5½ miles) northeast of Finale Ligure,...
Towns Finale Ligure
 
Palazzo Bianco
It's difficult to miss the splendid white...
Museums / Galleries Genoa
 
Palazzo dell'Università
Built in the 1630s as a Jesuit college, this has...
Educational Institutions Genoa
 
Palazzo Doria Tursi
In the 16th century, wealthy resident Nicolò...
Government Buildings Genoa
 
Palazzo Ducale
This palace was built in the 16th century over a...
Castles / Palaces Genoa
 
Palazzo Reale
Lavish rococo rooms provide sumptuous display...
Museums / Galleries Genoa
 
Palazzo Rosso
This 17th-century Baroque palace was named for...
Castles / Palaces Genoa
 
Paraggi
The only sand beach near Portofino is at...
Beaches Portofino
 
Porta Soprana
A striking 12th-century twin-tower structure,...
Architectural Sites Genoa
 
Punta Portofino
Pristine views can be had from the deteriorating...
Viewpoints Portofino
 
Ruta
The footpaths that leave from Ruta, 4 km (2½ mi)...
Towns Camogli
 
San Donato
Although somewhat marred by 19th- and...
Religious Sites Genoa
 
San Giorgio
This small church, sitting on a ridge above...
Religious Sites Portofino
 
San Lorenzo
Contrasting black slate and white marble, so...
Religious Sites Genoa
 
San Matteo
This typically Genovese black-and-white-striped...
Religious Sites Genoa
 
San Pietro
This 13th-century Gothic church is built on the...
Religious Sites Portovenere
 
San Remo Casinò
In addition to gaming, this lovely Art Nouveau...
Casinos San Remo
 
San Rocco, San Niccolò, and Punta Chiappa
You can reach these hamlets along the western...
Towns Camogli
 
San Siro
Genoa's oldest church was the city's cathedral...
Religious Sites Genoa
 
Sant'Agostino
This 13th-century Gothic church was damaged...
Religious Sites Genoa
 
Santa Maria di Castello
One of Genoa's most significant religious...
Religious Sites Genoa
 
Santissima Annunziata del Vastato
Exuberantly frescoed vaults decorate the 16th- to...
Religious Sites Genoa
 
Teatro Carlo Felice
The World War II–ravaged opera house in Genoa's...
Arts / Performance Venues Genoa
 
Villa Faraggiana
The gorgeous 18th-century Villa Faraggiana, near...
Museums / Galleries Albisola Marina
 
Zecca-Righi funicular
A seven-stop commuter funicular begins at Piazza...
Transportation Sites Genoa
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