Pietra Ligure, in the heart of the Riviera di Ponente, is an excellent starting point to discover the most beautiful and authentic places in Liguria
With half-day trips, you can visit the typical villages in Liguria, among vineyards and olive groves: Verezzi, Ranzi, Balestrino, Castelbianco, Zuccarello, Triora, Dolceacqua or Apricale, but also the villages nestled between the sea and the rocks: Noli, Varigotti, Laigueglia and Cervo.
Genoa, with the charming atmosphere of the alleyways, Palazzi dei Rolli (UNESCO World Heritage), Baccadasse, the museums, the Cathedral of San Lorenzo, the Old Port and the Aquarium , is only 80 km away.
For lovers of art, history and culture not miss a visit to Albissola (35 km) with its famous pottery; Finalborgo (5 km), surrounded by medieval walls; Albenga (15 km ) with the Cathedral, the Baptistery and the Romanesque towers; Bardino (3 km) with the unique Clock Museum; Imperia (40 km) with the famous Olive Oil Museum; Borgio Verezzi (1 km) and Toirano (6 km) with the evocative prehistoric caves.
The "Budello" of Alassio (20 Km), the biggest shopping center of Liguria; San Remo (70 Km) with the Casino, gardens and villas. During the spring and summer season from the Port of Loano (1 km), you can embark on an exciting and unforgettable adventure: whale-watching, the sighting of dolphins, sperm whales and turtles.
Off our coast lies there is the Cetacean Sanctuary (Marine Protected Area), a favorable habitat for the establishment and reproduction of marine mammals. Santa Margherita, Camogli, Rapallo and Portofino, the beautiful Cinque Terre (UNESCO World Heritage), as well as the famous French Riviera, Cannes, Nice, Antibes, Menton, Monaco and Monte Carlo are easily accessible and can be visited with a one-day excursions