Liguria by Rosie WhitehouseLiguria by Rosie Whitehouse


byRosie Whitehouse

Paperback | May 7, 2016

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Bradt's Liguria is the only in-depth guide to this much-loved mountainous and coastal region of northwest Italy. Visitors have long flocked to the azure waters east of Genoa, to glitzy Portofino, but the Bradt guide also takes you to the area west of Genoa and to the hinterland. Unlike other guides which feature the region as part of broader coverage, Bradt's Liguria includes a detailed description of the mountains and their hilltop villages and is designed to be of use whether you're visiting the popular resorts or heading off the beaten track for a taste of the real Italy. Walking and cycling routes for all abilities are suggested, as is the growth of the Slow Food movement in the region, and this new edition includes more details of the developing fashionable side of Genoa as well as dozens of new hotel and restaurant listings. There is also expanded coverage of Levanto, crafted to show you how to enjoy the best of the Cinque Terre without the crowds.
Rosie Whitehouse developed a love of travel when her parents bundled the family in the car and drove to Liguria in the summer of 1966. Rosie studied International History and then Russian Government and Politics at the LSE. She had a successful career at the BBC World Service until she became a mum. She then spent five years as a house...
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Liguria: The Italian Riviera

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Title:LiguriaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.61 × 5.28 × 0.73 inPublished:May 7, 2016Publisher:Bradt Travel GuidesLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Contents IntroductionPART ONE GENERAL INFORMATION Chapter 1 Background Information Geography, Climate, Natural history and conservation, History, Government and politics, Economy, People, Language, Religion, Education, Culture Chapter 2 Practical Information When to visit, Highlights, Suggested itineraries, Tour operators, Red tape, Embassies, Getting there and away, Health, Safety, What to take, Money, Budgeting, Getting around, Accommodation, Eating and drinking, Public holidays and festivals, Shopping, Opening times, Entertainment, Sport, Photography, Media and communications, Buying a property, Cultural etiquette, Travelling positivelyPART TWO GENOA Chapter 3 Genoa History, Getting there and away, Orientation, Getting around 52, Tourist information and maps 53, Where to stay, Where to eat and drink, Entertainment and nightlife, Shopping, Other practicalities, What to see and do, Further afieldPART THREE THE RIVIERA DI LEVANTE Chapter 4 Recco to Sestri Levante Recco, Camogli, Santa Margherita Ligure, Portofino, Rapallo, Uscio, Chiavari, Sestri Levante Chapter 5 The Cinque Terre and the Val di Vara The Cinque Terre, Along the coast, Up in the mountains, The Val di Vara Chapter 6 La Spezia and the Gulf of Poets La Spezia, West along the Golfo dei Poeti, East along the Golfo dei Poeti SarzanaPART FOUR THE RIVIERA DI PONENTE Chapter 7 Arenzano to Savona Arenzano, Varazze, Savona Chapter 8 Bergeggi to Alassio Bergeggi and Spotorno, Noli, Capo di Noli and Varigotti, Finale Ligure, Along the coast from Borgio Verezzi to Albenga, Albenga, Zuccarello and Castelvecchio di Rocca Barbena, Alassio Chapter 9 Cervo to Taggia and the Valle Argentina Cervo, Diano Marina, Imperia, The mountains behind Imperia, Along the coast from Imperia to Bussana Vecchia, Triora Chapter 10 Sanremo, Bordighera and the Val Nervia Sanremo, Bordighera, Ventimiglia, Up in the mountainsAppendix 1 Language Appendix 2 Further Information Index

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