Top Reasons to Go
The Cinque Terre: Hike the famous Cinque Terre trails past gravity-defying vineyards, colorful, rock-perched villages, and the deep blue Mediterranean Sea.
Portofino: See the world through rose-tinted sunglasses at this glamorous little harbor village.
Genoa's historical center and port: From the palaces of Via Garibaldi to the labyrinthine backstreets of the old city to the world-class aquarium, the city is full of surprising delights.
Giardini Botanici Hanbury: A spectacular natural setting harbors one of Italy's largest, most exotic botanical gardens, near Bordighera.
Pesto: The basil-rich sauce was invented in Liguria, and it's never been equaled elsewhere.