Genoa (Liguria)

Genoa is the capital of Liguria, is one of Europe's largest cities on the Mediterranean Sea and the largest seaport in Italy. Part of the old town of Genoa was inscribed on the World Heritage List (UNESCO) in 2006. It is the birthplace of Christopher Columbus and Niccolò Paganini. The Aquarium of Genoa (in Italian: Acquario di Genova) is the largest aquarium in Italy and the second largest in Europe.

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Where is Genoa

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Properties for sale in Liguria

Villa in Bordighera
1200000
Villa in Piana Crixia
130000
Villa in Piana Crixia
480000
Apartment in San Bartolomeo al Mare
163000
Country Home - Restored in Cairo Montenotte
105000
Country Home - Restored in Piana Crixia
105000
Villa in Giusvalla
270000
Villa in Giusvalla
295000

Recipes From Liguria

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Corzetti (also called curzetti and croxetti), an especially uniquely shaped pasta, has been popular since the middle ages and get its name from corzetto, a 14th century Genoa coin.
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This appetizer or fun party dip is made with Taggiasca olives, which are typically grown in the region of Liguria.
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The recipe by Amy Gulick featured here is inspired by the Ligurian specialty marò, which usually calls for garlic, mint leaves, and sometimes other herbs. 

What others are saying about Liguria

@trashmouth asks:

Hello, I possibly could have property in Italy where my grandparents & parents lived. How do I go about looking into that?

What year was Ospedaletti established ?

@Sherry asks:

I am renovating my house in the Borgo of Piana Crixia. I would like a quote from a plumber in the area- even from Cairo Montenotte which is nearby. I don’t speak Italian. Please help?