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Recommended experiences in Levanto and Cinque Terre

Recommended experiences in Levanto and Cinque Terre

Besides our Pesto Cooking Class and the Walking Tour with wine tasting in the vineyard, our region offers plenty of experiences, tours, guided visits and any kind of activity and when planning a trip, it might get overwhelming.

Where to sleep in Levanto

Where to sleep in Levanto

Well, if you are wondering where to sleep in Levanto the answer is at the Oasi boutique hotel, right downtown! However, our boutique hotel is a small one, with just 14 double rooms, and is easily fully booked several weeks ahead. We, therefore, decided to write this post with the […]

The best boat tours in Cinque Terre

The best boat tours in Cinque Terre

Boat tours in Cinque Terre Private boat tours in Cinque Terre are a must-do! Besides the daily Cinque Terre ferry service, while staying in Levanto, you’ll have to try one, and this is why we selected the best ones for you to enjoy your experience fully. Sea Breeze Boat Tours Sea […]

Let’s go to the beach in Bonassola!

Let’s go to the beach in Bonassola!

The beach in Bonassola is our favorite! When our guests ask us where to go to the beach between Framura and Cinque Terre, we have no doubt and always recommend going to Bonassola! The beach is only 10 minutes by bike along the beautiful bike path. You can ask us both […]

Vernazza’s traditions

Vernazza’s traditions

Yes, some Vernazza’s traditions might look a bit crazy… Vernazza is world-famous for its beauty, for being a UNESCO site within the Cinque Terre, its wine, and its cozy colorful restaurants on the main square. Vernazza is amazing, as amazing are its kids and their crazy jumping-in-the-waves tradition! They do that […]

Framura, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy

Framura, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy

Framura is an extraordinary village, elected among the Borghi più Belli d’Italia (i.e., the most beautiful villages in Italy) and Les plus beaux Villages de la Terre (i.e., the most beautiful villages on earth), it’s the final stop of the walking and biking path starting in Levanto and running through Bonassola. Actually, Framura does not exist, or rather, if you […]

Lovely Bonassola

Lovely Bonassola

Bonassola is the first village north of Levanto and is actually always in my heart. I grew up there as the family seafood restaurant used to be there, right on the waterfront. This small seaside village seems to have some special power, forcing its visitors to come back again and again, and this is why […]

Carrara marble quarries tours

Carrara marble quarries tours

When staying in Levanto for more than one or two days and wanting to relax away from the hustle and bustle of Cinque Terre, we recommend the Carrara marble quarries tours! The quarries are at not even one hour driving from Levanto or 40 to 50 minutes by train, and tours are […]

Corniglia, the special one in Cinque Terre

Corniglia, the special one in Cinque Terre

Yes, the village of Corniglia is just different. It’s perched on a steep hill and inaccessible, and from the sea, it looks like a tiny wonderland. It is the third village of Cinque Terre and the only one without docking for boats and Cinque Terre ferry, and probably this detail, far from harming […]

A day trip to San Fruttuoso

A day trip to San Fruttuoso

A day trip to San Fruttuoso is an experience not to be missed if you come in this area! Visiting San Fruttuoso, Portofino and Camogli I recommend you take the train in the morning and get off in Camogli, to me one of the most beautiful villages in the region. Camogli […]

Cornice, a fairytale village close to Levanto

Cornice, a fairytale village close to Levanto

We took advantage of this closing period to find another small village not far from Levanto, and we were delighted … Cornice is a small village in the municipality of Sesta Godano perched on the tops of a hill where you can enjoy a breathtaking view. Cornice […]

Varese Ligure

Varese Ligure

On Sunday, we had a short trip to discover Varese Ligure, the so-called “Borgo Rotondo,” only forty kilometers from Levanto. One of the “most beautiful villages in Italy,” awarded the orange flag in 2006, is part of the well-known “Organic Valley.” According to Legambiente, Italy’s most ecological municipality, thanks to its wind power station. A […]