Monte Beigua - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Monte Beigua, 17044 Stella, Liguria, Province of Savona, Italy
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About Monte Beigua
The Mount Beigua is a mountainous relief of ' Ligurian Apennines top 1287 m above sea level, which is located on the Ligurian-Po watershed. It is the highest peak of the so-called " Beigua group ", which includes the nearby Monte Grosso and Monte Avzè. The summit is located on the border between the municipal territory of Varazze and that of Sassello. It is part of the Beigua - Beigua Geopark Regional Natural Park.
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The Beigua Regional Natural Park is a protected natural area in Liguria in an area that extends between the metropolitan city of Genoa and the province of Savona and includes Mount Beigua. The park, together with that of the Capanne di Marcarolo for the Genoese area is the correspondent of the La Mandria natural park for the Turin area, and the South Milan agricultural park for the Milanese one, that is, all metropolitan natural reserves of the "belt".
The Faiallo pass is a pass of the Ligurian Apennines. The hill is located at an altitude of 1,044 m asl along with the provincial road SP 73 which connects the Turchino pass with San Pietro d'Olba, crossing the upper valley of the Orba stream and much of the municipal area of Urbe, in the province of Savona, where it takes the name of provincial road SP 40.
The Alta Via dei Monti Liguri is an excursion itinerary about 440 km long that develops on the watershed delimiting the Ligurian coast. It was officially born in 1983 from a joint project of the Unioncamere Liguri Study Center, the Italian Alpine Club, and the Italian Hiking Federation. The Alta Via is protected by the regional law of 25 January 1993, n. 5 which has entrusted its management to a specially formed association of the same name.
The Priamar di Savona fortress is an imposing military complex that dominates the city center at the port. Built between 1542 and 1544 by the Genoese as part of the interventions aimed at the definitive subjugation of the city of Savona by the "Superba", and extended several times, it takes its name from the hill immediately overlooking the sea on which it stands, where the finds of the first inhabited settlements date back to the Bronze Age.
Villa Durazzo Pallavicini is a historic noble residence located in the municipality of Genoa. It is located in Pegli, a residential area in the west of the city. The complex, now owned by the municipality of Genoa, consists of a building, home to the Ligurian archeology museum, a park of almost 9 ha among the largest historical gardens in Europe, and a botanical garden named after the noblewoman Clelia Durazzo. The entrance is located next to the Genova-Pegli railway station.
Bergeggi is an Italian town of 1 078 inhabitants in the province of Savona in Liguria. The historic village of Bergeggi is located near the coast of the Riviera delle Palme , at about 110 m above sea level, on the slopes of Mount Sant'Elena (347 m asl) where paths allow you to descend towards the promenade and then the coast.
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Piedmont is a region in northwest Italy, one of the 20 regions of the country. It borders the Liguria region to the south, the Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna regions to the east, and the Aosta Valley region to the northwest; it also borders Switzerland to the northeast and France to the west. It has an area of 25,402 km2 making it the second-largest region of Italy after Sicily and a population of 4,322,805 as of 30 June 2020. The capital of Piedmont is Turin.