Category archives: Activities



Mount Portofino is one of the favourite destinations in Liguria to go for a walk with the whole family, not only because here you can enjoy unforgettable glimpses and breath-taking panoramas, but also because you can choose among many paths of different length and difficulty. The one we propose to you today is one of our...
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October is par excellence the month of chestnuts and so we suggest you a really loved Ligurian recipe: castagnaccio. It is a typical Ligurian street food which is sold, like farinata, in the so called “sciamadde”, that is to say typical delicatessen. The recipe of castagnaccio is an old farming one consisting of a few simple ingredients...
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Article written by Giulia Calabrese, Susanna German, Caterina Marciano, Maddalena Grianti e Ilenia Marini - III E, Inst. Fripo Buonarroti, Genoa.

If you want to admire Genoa from another perspective, the Navebus boat, that leaves from Porto Antico and arrives in Pegli, is the perfect choice for you and your children. First of all, because it is...
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Article written by Aisha Lupi, Raisyte Rugile, Valentina Stach, Gaia Triminio, Annalisa Ottonello, Eleonora Sanguineti e Astrid Groppi - Inst. Firpo Buonarroti, III D, Genoa.

The Park of Antola is between the provinces of Genoa and Piacenza. This wonderful protected area in the middle of nature, between Alta Val Trebbia and Alta Valle Scrivia, offers tourists...
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Article written by Martina Torre, Alessia Torre, Filippo Tassistro, Marta Gambino and Giulia Tesoro - III E, Inst. Firpo Buonarroti, Genoa. Are you ready to get into your car and go for an itinerary around Imperia’s most beautiful hamlets? So let’s go! We suggest you to leave from Triora following an itinerary that will take you...
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Article written by Giulia Garofoli, Erika Principato, Andrea Urso, Erik Lena, Alessia Gatti and Gabriele Seva - students of Ist. Firpo Buonarroti in Genoa

Even this year, in the 105 Stadium in Genoa Sampierdarena, near the shopping centre Fiumara, SMACK! 2017 will take place, the 7th edition of the Comic Festival for children and adults. The...
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We are in the area of Finale Ligure for the most incredible and breath-taking excursion: the walk Varigotti – Noli! Before reading this article, prepare your binoculars and your camera: you will walk along one of the most beautiful paths in Liguria where sky, rock and sea meet and join together in breath-taking panoramas. Read more

This is the third and last appointment with Slow Food Liguria and this time the protagonists are the exclusive and excellent tastes of meat, cheese and fish protected and promoted by the Association.

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As we promised, here we are with the second yummy appointment with Slow Food Liguria: this time we speak about the incomparable, protected Ligurian fruits, whose cultivation survives in the Riviera and in the little hidden Valleys of the region. Water of bitter orange blossoms In Vallebona, a little Ligurian valley near the French board, the bitter...
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During Expo 2015 in Milan, we reserved a space for Slow Food Italy in Liguria, whose excellent and unique products smell of sea, tradition and family. Since the products protected by Slow food Italy are 13, we divided this article into three sections: vegetables, fruits and animal products.

GARLIC OF VESSALICO

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Finalborgo, with Finalpia, Varigotti and Finalmarina is one of the four hamlets that make up Finale Ligure and was listed in 2004 among the Most Beautiful Villages of Italy. It is surrounded by well preserved medieval walls with semicircular towers that are only interrupted by the doors. This is why Finalborgo, besides being one of the...
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Borgio Verezzi is located in Liguria, in the Palm Riviera between Finale and Pietra Ligure. The town was established in 1933 from the union of two municipalities: Borgio and Verezzi. Thanks to its well known beauty and its distinctive architectonic features it was listed in 2008 as one of the “Most Beautiful Villages in Italy”...
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Walking and enjoying nature in Finale Ligure and the surrounding area

Naturalistic trips, walking and games amid nature: the paths of Finale are suitable for every age! Your youngest children can start with short excursions to discover the beauty of exploring nature while the older ones can join in adventurous searches of caves and unusual stone...
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Genoa is a town between hills and sea, a labyrinth of large and narrow streets, slopes and descents, very tall buildings and hidden courtyards. And you never know what is waiting for you round the corner. Maybe a little church, a balcony full of geraniums or a majestic Doria’s palace. Having always been a sea...
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Liguria is one of the most beautiful coastal regions of Europe. As if heaven and earth mix, the mountains drop steeply to the sea and the summer rain leaves on fertile soils lush vegetation, flowers and greenery throughout the year. In between, colourful houses seem to literally grow out of the rocks and ensure the...
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Genoa is a city where you can easily get aching feet. It smells of “the big wide world,” the Mediterranean is omnipresent and dominates everyday life. So it already was in 1451 as Christopher Columbus was born, just here in the city. Here he conceived his plan to explore the western route to India. Today...
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Ligurian cuisine is rich and mixes different traditions of sea, of the hinterland and of exotic flavours brought here over the centuries. A historically “poor” cuisine is however one of the richest of the Mediterranean.

Oil, focaccia and pesto

Ligurian olive oil has always been the most traded product because olive trees dominate the landscape of Liguria. The...
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Liguria is the ideal destination for outdoor sports lovers! Mountains and sea – beach vacation combined with sport activities: fishing, bungee jumping, fitness, canyoning, golf, climbing, mountain biking, paragliding, cycling, rafting, sailing, surfing, diving, hiking … Not to mention the almost infinite number of cultural highlights, for Liguria has been a cultural land since prehistoric times. The...
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