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Alta Via dei Monti Liguri - Things to Know Before Visiting

Alta Via dei Monti Liguri, Urbe SV, Italy

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About Alta Via dei Monti Liguri

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.

Attractions Near Alta Via dei Monti Liguri

Passo del Faiallo
Passo del Faiallo0.34km from Alta Via dei Monti Liguri

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.

Parco naturale regionale del Beigua
Parco naturale regionale del Beigua9.21km from Alta Via dei Monti Liguri

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".

Monte Beigua
Monte Beigua9.86km from Alta Via dei Monti Liguri

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.

Villa Durazzo-Pallavicini
Villa Durazzo-Pallavicini12.32km from Alta Via dei Monti Liguri

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.

Lighthouse of Genoa
Lighthouse of Genoa19.65km from Alta Via dei Monti Liguri

The Lanterna di Genova is the port lighthouse of the capital of Liguria, the city once called the Superb or Dominant of the seas. In addition to being an indispensable tool for the nocturnal navigation of ships entering and leaving the port, the Lantern is also the city's symbolic monument, almost a totem to Genoese life, and as such is part of the history of the city. The building consists of a tower on two orders of square section with a terrace at the top of each order.

D'Albertis Castle
D'Albertis Castle20.78km from Alta Via dei Monti Liguri

D'Albertis Castle is a historical residence in Genoa, north-western Italy. It was the home of sea captain Enrico Alberto d'Albertis and was donated to the city of Genoa on his death in 1932. It currently houses the Museo Delle Culture del Mondo. IT was built in the gothic revival style and The Museum displays furniture, décor, ethnographic, and archaeological finds collected by Enrico and Luigi Maria d'albertis during their trips to Africa, America, New Guinea, and Oceania.

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The Liguria region is a destination recommended both for those who like relaxation and for dynamic people: with its jagged land, its hills, peaks and cliff-hanging villages, is the ideal spot for hiking or bicycling, diving or paragliding, as well as visiting villages rich in history.