Italian Riviera

Liguria and the Italian Riviera
La Riviera italienne, travel poster for ENIT, ca. 1920.
Giardino all'italiana Cervara Abbey

Narrow coastal strip in Italy which lies between the Ligurian Sea and the mountain chain formed by the Maritime Alps and the Apennines.

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Ligurian Sea

Arm of the Mediterranean Sea.

The Ligurian Sea
The Ligurian Sea: in red the border according to International Hydrographic Organization, in blue the border according to Istituto Idrografico della Marina
La Spezia
Monterosso al Mare

It lies between the Italian Riviera (Liguria) and the island of Corsica.


City and comune on the Mediterranean coast of Liguria, in northwestern Italy.

Sanremo poster from the 1920s
Sanremo Municipal Casino
Sanremo cable car advertising, 1937
Michał Kwiatkowski winning the 2017 Milan-San Remo by narrowly outsprinting Peter Sagan and Julian Alaphilippe on the Via Roma.

Founded in Roman times, it has a population of 55,000, and is known as a tourist destination on the Italian Riviera.

French Riviera

Mediterranean coastline of the southeast corner of France.

View of Port Hercules, Monaco
The Old Town district of Menton, which is the last town on the Côte d'Azur before the Italian border
The 5th-century baptistery of Fréjus Cathedral, which is still in use
The ruins of the Grimaldi castle at Grimaud, near Saint-Tropez
The Monte Carlo Casino
The Villa Ephrussi in Cap-Saint-Jean-Ferrat, was built in 1905–1912 by Beatrice de Rothschild, of the Rothschild family.
Monument to Queen Victoria in Cimiez, in the hills above Nice, where she was a regular winter visitor.
The 46 coastal municipalities
Cap Ferrat; Plage la Paloma, a beach on the Côte d'Azur
Boulevard de la Croisette along the waterfront in Cannes
Saint-Jeannet, Alpes-Maritimes
Port of Porquerolles, an island in Var
Nice seen from Spot Satellite
Paul Signac, The Port of Saint-Tropez, oil on canvas, 1901
Poster by David Dellepiane (1866–1932)
The French riviera between Beaulieu-sur-Mer and Cap-d'Ail, as seen from Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat
Agay, a seaside resort in Saint-Raphaël
Cap-Roux and the Corniche d'Or in the calanque of Anthéor, Massif de l'Esterel

This phenomenon is observed very little or not at all on the coast between the French Riviera and the Italian Riviera.


Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors.

Portofino cemetery and Castello Brown
St. Martin

It is a comune located in the Metropolitan City of Genoa on the Italian Riviera.


Lerici (Lerxi, locally Lerze ) is a town and comune in the province of La Spezia in Liguria (northern Italy), part of the Italian Riviera.


Seaport and comune in the west part of the northern Italian region of Liguria, capital of the Province of Savona, in the Riviera di Ponente on the Mediterranean Sea.

Sanctuary of Our Lady of Mercy.
Panorama of Savona and Priamar fortress.
Savona, painted by a 19th-century tourist, 1860.

The town is situated 40 km west of Genoa and circa 150 km (east) of Nice, in France, on the western Italian Riviera, between the Ligurian Sea and the Ligurian Alps.


Town and comune in the province of Savona situated in the western coast of Liguria, Northern Italy, approximately 80 km from the French border.

Alassio is situated on the Riviera di Ponente coast, and it has a small tourist port (porticciolo) named "Luca Ferrari".

Sestri Levante

Town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Genoa, Liguria, Italy.

Bay of Silence
The Annunciation Monastery

While nearby Portofino and the Cinque Terre are probably the best-known tourist destinations on the Italian Riviera, Sestri Levante has become popular among Italians.


Capital of the Italian region of Liguria and the sixth-largest city in Italy.

The port and fleet of Genoa in the early 14th century, by Quinto Cenni
View of Genoa, published in 1483
Territories of the Republic of Genoa, around the Mediterranean & Black Sea coasts.
St. George's flag flying on the Doge's Palace in Genoa
Doge's Palace, ancient seat of the government of the oligarchic republic
Palace of Saint George, built in 1260
Medieval gates of Genoa are a rare survivor of the city's oldest buildings.
Royal Palace of Genoa, 16th century
St. Lawrence Cathedral
Santa Maria Assunta di Carignano
The Mirror Gallery of the Royal Palace
Via Garibaldi by night
Staglieno: A monumental cemetery
Arco della Vittoria
The galleon Neptune in the Old Harbour
The Porta Soprana
The gardens of Villa Durazzo-Pallavicini
Aquarium of Genoa and biosphere
San Benigno business district
Genoa exhibition centre
University of Genoa's main building
The Italian astronaut Franco Malerba
Buildings in the Erzelli GREAT campus
Panorama of port of Genoa
Genoa Airport, built on an artificial peninsula
Genova Brignole railway station
Genova Piazza Principe railway station
Portrait of a Young Man, by Albrecht Dürer. Gallery of Palazzo Rosso.
Sculpture in the Monumental Cemetery of Staglieno.
Golden Legend, 1290
The neoclassical Teatro Carlo Felice
Luigi Ferraris Stadium
Pesto, a popular Genoese sauce
Christopher Columbus
Corso Italia

Over 1.5 million people live in the wider metropolitan area stretching along the Italian Riviera.


View of Camogli bay and port

Camogli (Camoggi ) is a fishing village and tourist resort located on the west side of the peninsula of Portofino, on the Golfo Paradiso in the Riviera di Levante, in the Metropolitan City of Genoa, Liguria, northern Italy.