Video An Aerial View of Liguria
Liguria overlooks the Ligurian Sea, and borders France.
It takes its name Liguria from the ancient population and civilization of the Ligurians, name that we find in ancient Greek texts, who inhabited these lands since before 2000 BC.
For centuries the Liguria was in contact with the Etruscans, the Celts, the Romans, the Greeks and the Genoa’s port has always been a renowned place of commercial trade.
In Liguria there are natural or built by man beauties: the Flower’s Riviera near the border with France, and the Cinque Terre, Portofino, Porto Venere at East of Genoa.
Among Italy, France and Monaco there is an agreement for the protection of the entire marine area stretching from France, to Liguria, and Tuscany, including Corsica and part of Sardinia: The Pelagos Sanctuary, Aquarium of Genoa
Eugenio Montale, 1975 Nobel Prize, with his collection of poetry Bones of the Cuttlefish shares with us his life in Liguria.
Fabrizio De André, singer and poet born in Liguria has often sung in Ligurian language and described life in Liguria. The Fisherman (Live)
Dolce Acqua (Sweet Water) Bridge in Liguria
Genova Porto Renzo Piano