Beaches in the province of Savona
The Savona province extends from Andora to Varazze. This part of Liguria is also called the Palm Riviera
Many beaches here are especially awarded with the Bandier Blue Flag. Long sandy beaches, hidden coves and beautiful promenades, decorated with palm trees, will make your holiday unique.
On the outskirts of Andora (as you come from Imperia) is an open pristine pebble beach. At the entrance of Andora (driving towards Genoa) is a free sandy beach with green space, showers, changing rooms and beach volleyball. The entry into the sea is long and flat and therefore suitable for families with children who can enjoy swimming. There are also trees that provide pleasant shade on hot days in addition. Next to the harbor there are some beaches with a surcharge, but between the "Bagni Italia" and "Rocce di Pinamare" is a narrow, clear and well-kept sandy beach.
Whoever does not want to spend the whole day just lying on the beach, can undertake a Whalewatching- tour on the open sea from Andora.
One finds a very long, natural stone beach at the entrance of Laigueglia (as you come from Imperia). There is another free beach at the end ofit. You can park here along the road. The beaches are crowded in the summer, so it is advisable to park a little further into the village.
Alassio has one of the longest beaches on the Ligurian coast with 4km of sandy beach. There are numerous farmed Bagni in the coastal town between which every now and then one finds a narrow-free sandy beach, for example, below the restaurant "U Recanto" (Pink House). There you can find a dog beach. In the vicinity of the port at the height of the Hollywood writing that is where the free beaches begin.
Here is where the pathway to Albenga also begins; the beaches are made of pebbles and stones and are secluded from tourism.
There is a very clean free beach on your right from the port in Albenga, the stone beach is directly on the water, later sand and pebble beach. There is a small clean free sand beach on the left hand side of the port. Going even further to the left you will find an additional free, clean coal and sandy beach with a shower. There are many free rocky beaches as you leave Albenga (coming to Imperia), these are not suitable for families with young children, but fishing is allowed.
Die freien Sand- und Kiesstrände von Ceriale sind sehr sauber und verfügen zum Teil über Duschen. Am Ortsende von Ceriale (Richtung Borghetto Santo Spirito) gibt es zahlreiche versteckte freie Strände.
The Borghetto Santo Spirito beach has been awarded a blue flag. You will find a very clean free sandy beach where changing rooms are available as well. There is a side road which runs along the sea towards the exit. You can find a free stone and sand beach here also.
The Loano beach extends over 2 km. One finds a mixture of gravel and fine sand beach. The place has a convenient location with a particularly mild and pleasant climate. The warm sea water and the shallow water entry are particularly suitable for families with children. The seaside town has much to offer to water enthusiasts also.
You will find a free and clean pebble beach with showers and toilets in Pietra Ligure. You can still find a long, clean pebble beach, which is hardly visited shortly before the exit. The beaches have been awarded the Blue Flag.
Finale Ligure also has beaches which have been awarded with the blue flag: Baia dei Saraceni / Malpasso, Finalmarina, Finalpia, Porto and Varigotti. You will mostly find sandy beaches and some pebble beaches. Just before the entrance of Finale Ligure (as you come from Savona) is a quiet little cove. There is a free and very clean sand and pebble beach with changing rooms at the entrance, where you can rent a couch for about 15 € a day. There are several free beaches with showers further on towards the center.
The large public beach of Varigotti consists of sand that mixes with stones towards front of the sea. There is another small but very clean sandy beach further on, on the Via Aurelia towards Savona.
Noli has a nice clean sand and pebble beach for families. One can find many playgrounds for children, bars and Bagni and the city center is directly adjacent to the promenade. The Lido beach has been awarded the blue flag.
The free coarse Spotorno sandy beach is very clean and has showers. Directly in front of the Bagni Margherita beach is a stone bridge that can be used freely. This coastal town is also very child friendly. There are many playgrounds along the promenade and the Bagni. The beach in the Zona Moli Sirio / Sant'Antonio has been awarded a blue flag.
Bergeggi offers fantastic quiet beach coves with a gravel beach in the Riserva Naturale di Bergeggi, just before the entrance (as you come from Imperia) along the State Road (you can park along the road on the mountain). There is gravel and sand mixture towards the center of the beach. The beach Il Faro Villaggio del Sole has been awarded the blue flag.
There is a public beach of fine gravel to the left from the port in Vado Ligure. Showers and parking facilities are also available here. The modern beach resorts offer barrier-free access; children's play areas as well as some sports facilities. The beautiful beach promenade with many cafes and restaurants, and exotic palm trees comliment the beach visit perfectly.
The provincial capital Savona offers a free sand and shingle beach in the middle of Savona at the park. The Fornaci beach has been awarded the blue flag.
The Albisola Marina and Albisola Superiore beaches have been awarded with a Blue Flag. You will find fine sandy beaches and a beautiful beach promenade here. If you wish to have a holiday with your dog, Albisola offers a great dog beach with everything you could wish for dog’s heart.
There are long sandy beaches in Celle Ligure, very suitable for children. The popular spa and resort beaches have been awarded with the blue flag.
The beautiful sandy beaches that have been awarded with a Blue Flag, the nice warm water and mild climate attract visitors all year round to Varazze. The place is ideal for a family and active holiday: plenty of water sports offers, playgrounds and walking and biking trails guarantee a varied holiday. The beach is located near the center of Varazze.
There is a beautiful promenade east of the city with seating opportunity, bars and restaurants (Lungomare Europa) from which one can also admire the beautiful Mediterranean vegetation beside the fantastic sea views. From here begins a further leg of the cycle track Pista Ciclabile which leads along the coast for about 5 km to Cogoleto.
Are you on your vacation with your four-legged friend? Find out where the dog beaches are in the province of Savona.