Beach in Liguria

Beaches in Liguria

Wide range of information about sandy beaches in Liguria,

beaches in each province in Liguria, free beaches, Bandiera Blu beaches and properties by the seaside

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Ligurien besteht aus den 4 Provinzen Imperia, Savona, Genova und La Spezia und wird in die Riviera di Ponente und die Riviera di Levante unterteilt

Imperia Savona Genova La Spezia

Sandy beaches in Liguria

There is a multitude of sandy beaches along the ligurian coast, both public and managed. There are well-maintained beach sections there, partly with a very good lunch menu and a bar which offers you snack meals and an unforgettably good cup of espresso. In addition there are beaches for all tastes, physical fitness beaches, luxury beaches, beaches with oriental couches and pet friendly beaches as well as pedal boat and and surfing board rental agencies.

Dog beaches in Liguria

There are several dog beaches in Liguria, at which your four-footed family member will be courted like a young prince. These lovingly well-kept dog beaches offer dog showers, sufficient shady places, drinking troughs and even dog playgrounds or dog couches in some of them.

Public beaches in Liguria

Public beaches in Italy can be recognized by the label "Spiaggia libera" or by the fact that there are no couches and sun-shades bearing the "Bagni” label which means that fees are imposed. You will find the public beaches always between the paid beaches since every municipality must grant the general public access to water. Public beaches can be used from morning until evening - 7:00 p.m.

Bandiera Blu beach in San Lorenzo al Mare, Liguria

Bandiera Blu beaches

The blue flags (Bandiere Blu ), which are issued every year by the Foundation for Environmental Education in accordance with set quality criteria, embody the promise of best quality beaches.

With 23 blue flags in 2015 alone, Liguria boasts of the most of excellent beaches with regard to cleanness and high water quality, compared to other Italian regions. A vacation in Liguria is always something special - enjoy the mountains and the sea, tranquility and relaxation.

Learn where the beaches marked with Bandiera Blu flags are located in the official website

Sandy beach in Vado Ligure, Italy

Insider Tip

The more you look around at centrally located beaches, the fuller they are. Our advice - look for the beaches situated at the far ends of the bay (which are in most cases a bit hidden), there you can spend relaxing time at the beach more privately.

Beaches in the province of Imperia

Sandy beach in Bussana, Liguria
A map of beaches in province of Imperia

The province of Imperia extends from Cervo to Ventimiglia in the west of Liguria.

This part of Italy is also described as the BlumenRiviera. You will find many child-friendly sandy beaches there, as well as quiet gravel and stone bays. Leisure amenities on the Italian coast are varied; from cycling directly by the sea on Pista Ciclabile to beach volleyball, surfing and whale-watching - there is always something for every taste.

Bowling Bahn in Ligurien

Insider Tip

Hop onto the bicycle and discover beautiful remote beaches directly from the Pista Ciclabile! In that way you can tour the various villages and their beaches without the stress of looking for parking space. Cities which have a bicycle symbol offer direct access to the cycling path and walkway along the sea.

Dog beaches in Liguria

Properties in Imperia

Beaches in the province of Savona

Beach in Varazze, Liguria, Italy
Map from the beaches in province of Savona

The province of Savona stretches from Andora to Varazze

This part of Liguria is also referred to as the Palmenriviera. A particularly large number of beaches in this area are awarded with the Bandiera Blu award. Long sandy beaches, hidden bays and lovely promenades lined with palm trees will make your vacation something to remember. The Palmenriviera is a tourist destination all year round due to its mild climate. There are many top destinations for excursion and culinary specialties are waiting for you!

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Beaches in the province of Genoa

Beach in Sestri Levante, Liguria, Italy
Map of the beaches in Genoa province

The province of Genova in eastern Liguria has got lovely beaches.

There are numerous natural coastal areas in the smaller villages, romantic bays and lovely ports. The villages to the east of Genoa belong to the Riviera di Levante. You will find fascinating coasts and fabulous landscapes there. The coastal region in the province of Genoa is subdivided into the gulf of Genoa, the paradise gulf and the gulf of Tigullio. Some of the highlights in this area include the capital city Genoa, the Portofino peninsula as well as the picturesque bays of Sestri Levante

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  • Cogoleto - Sandy and gravel beaches
  • Arenzano - Sandy beach
  • Genua - Sandy and gravel beaches
  • Bogliasco - Sandy, gravel and stony beaches
  • Sori - Sandy and gravel beaches
  • Recco - Gravel, stony and rocky beaches
  • Camogli - Rocky beach

Holiday homes and rentals in the province of Genoa

Beaches in the province of La Spezia

Beach in the province of La Spezia, Liguria
Map of the beaches in La Spezia province

The province of La Spezia lies in eastern Liguria, at the border with Tuscany.

The province is famous especially for the Cinque Terre national park, an approx. 12 km long coastal stretch with the 5 villages of Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore.The picturesque multi-colored house fronts and the steeply sloping coastlines will fill thrill you! The villages and beaches at the Golfo dei Poeti (Gulf of Poets) are also worth seeing. The wide and relatively deep bay extends from Portovenere through the provincial capital La Spezia to Lerici.

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Holiday homes and rentals in the province of La Spezia

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