Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in Liguria, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

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Hiking the Alta Via dei Monti Liguria, Italy

Rupert Parker dons his hiking boots and follows the Alta Via long-distance trail that crosses Liguria.

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Exploring Genoa’s Historic Food Shops

I’m at the Slow Fish event in Genoa, Italy’s largest port, whose mission is to preserve traditional and regional cuisine and encourage sustainable fishing.

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Liguria beyond the Cinque Terre

Riding an e-bike pedalling through the forest of the Cinque Terre national park, the sense of freedom and solitude I feel is liberating. There are the occasional tantalising glimpses of the Med and a vine terrace or two between gaps in the trees but otherwise, the silence is golden.

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Walking the Salt Route in Liguria

The medieval Salty Way takes you through an unspoiled part of Italy and offers delicious hearty food along the way. Join Rupert Parker as he tries walking the Salt Route in Liguria..

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Liguria: Following in the footsteps of Shelley

It’s romantic, fantastic for food and very beautiful, so it’s no wonder that Liguria, the coastal region of northwest Italy, is a popular holiday destination. I began my journey in Genoa, the capital, which Italians often refer to a “la Superba” (“the Superb one”) as it was an important medieval trading port and one of […]

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