By Amy Finley
Pinned among the mountains and the ocean, on a steeply-sloped crescent of land stretching from the French border to Tuscany, greater than half Liguria (better referred to as the Italian Riviera), is safe park land. The inland cities are essentially the most fascinating in Liguria, either for his or her heritage and their beautiful settings amid the forests, valleys, and peaks of the Apennine Mountains. The mountaineering here's tremendous. as well as the most important urban of Genoa, you ll locate the beautiful coastal towns of Camogli, Santa Margherita Ligure, Sestri Levante, and Portovenere, plus spell binding Portofino, a mecca for the attractive humans. San Remo besides, domestic of the well-known song competition. the writer, who has lengthy spent a number of months right here every year, takes you thru each city and zone as you discover the Roman ruins, the artists workshops, feudal castles, and the traditional paths that also attach the villages.
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The airport at Villanova d’Albenga on the northwest limit of the Albenga plain is served by AirOne – flights to/from Rome – and AirVallee – flights to/from Sardinia. A modern airport on a man-made peninsula jutting out into the sea, Cristoforo Colombo is located six km (four miles) from the city center, but there are no direct flights from the United States to Genoa. Instead, Alitalia has connection service from Milan and Rome and British Airways provides connection service from London. Crossair provides connection service from Zurich and Air France has connection service from Paris.
Dov’è? (doveh) Where is the bathroom? . . . Dov’è la toilette? (doveh la toehlehteh) When will the train arrive? Quando arriva il treno? (kwando areeva eel trayno) How much is that? . . . . . . . . . Quanto costa? (kwanto kosta) Check, please! (in a restaurant) . Il conto, per favore! (eel konto pehr favoray) n Cuisine of the Italian Riviera Ligurian Specialties If you’ve fantasized about eating your way across Italy, you might consider attempting the same feat in Liguria.
Quanto costa? (kwanto kosta) Check, please! (in a restaurant) . Il conto, per favore! (eel konto pehr favoray) n Cuisine of the Italian Riviera Ligurian Specialties If you’ve fantasized about eating your way across Italy, you might consider attempting the same feat in Liguria. Its manageable size and diverse cuisine – not to mention the healthiness of the diet – makes the Riviera a gourmet’s paradise. Practicalities Though you’ll get by decently with English, you’ll have an easier time managing the Italian Riviera with a little Italian.
Adventure Guide to Italian Riviera: San Remo, Portofino & Genoa (Hunter Travel Guides) by Amy Finley