Halfway between Genoa and France, on Liguria’s “Palm Coast”, Loano is an ideal resort for both summer holidays and winter stays

Just a short distance away……the sea, beaches, hills and gardens…and much more!

Around the town of Loano there are many interesting places to discover, such as the nearby water park “Le Caravelle” in Ceriale, or the Genoa Aquarium, the largest marine life enclosure in Europe.

You can enjoy a stroll around the ancient Medieval city centre in Albenga, where you can also visit the Ingauno Civic Museum, the Roman Naval Museum and the Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art.

Another well-conserved village with Medieval origins is Toirano, where you can visit the Val Varatella Ethnographic Museum which narrates the traditional skills and trades of the townsfolk as well as visiting the famous grottoes with their related Prehistory Museum. In the old municipal offices of Bardino Nuovo above Tovo San Giacomo, there is the “G.B. Bergallo” Tower Clock Museum where monumental timepieces dating from the 1700s up until modern times are on display.

For handicraft enthusiasts, a visit to Altare is a must, the most important place in the region for glass crafts since Medieval times, where you can visit the fascinating Glass Museum.

Of course another idea could be to admire the beauty of the coast from the sea, fishing along the coasts of Varigotti, Noli, Gallinara island or discovering the wonderful seabed near Capo Noli.

Places to see:

  • Toirano grottoes
  • Borgio Verezzi grottoes
  • Nearby ski resorts such as Limone Piemonte, Frabosa/Prato Nevoso/Artesina and the Vialattea
  • Le Langhe – the nearby amazing countryside surrounding towns famous the world over for their wines, such as Barolo, Novello, La Morra and Alba


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  • Infiorata

Finale Ligure is not just a place for sun and sea– it is an open air gym! Over the last few years Finale has attracted many visitors in particular thanks to its outdoor activities: mountain biking, climbing and hiking bring thousands of visitors from all over Europe. There are many internationally renowned events, such as the famous endurance mountain bike events 24Ore di Finale and the Enduro World Series, which every year, after the various legs of the series ranging from Australia to the Colorado mountains, concludes magically amongst the beautiful trails overlooking sheer sea drops on the hills of Finale.