Liguria

Liguria is a coastal region of north-western Italy; its capital is Genoa. The region is popular with tourists for its beaches, towns and cuisine. Liguria is the original source of pesto, one of the most popular sauces in Italian cuisine, made with fresh basil, pine kernels, olive oil, garlic and Parmesan cheese. The Cinque Terre is a rugged portion of coast in the Liguria region, part of the Italian Riviera, and comprises five villages: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. The coastline, the five villages, and the surrounding hillsides are all part of the Cinque Terre National Park and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Properties for sale in Liguria

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
Detached House in Piana Crixia
80000
Villa in Bordighera
295000
Apartment in Sestri Levante
490000

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?