The stretch of coastline between Genoa and the Tuscan border has some of Italy’s most spectacular maritime surroundings. Portofino welcomes celebrities and their yachts. Nearby Camogli is more humble but every bit as vibrant. The Cinque Terre has become a mainstay on the classic tour of Italy, thanks to panoramic hikes connecting the five tranquil villages; Lord Byron preferred Portovenere, where he embarked on his fatal late-night swim across the Gulf of Poets to Lerici.
The Riviera di Levante and the Cinque Terre Gallery Photos
The Riviera di Levante and the Cinque Terre