Archive for the ‘Liguria’ Category

San Fruttuoso, Liguria

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

The coast of Liguria (Italian Riviera) has many serene, undiscovered gems to visit. Few are more serene and lovely than the small village of San Fruttuoso, midway between Portofino and Camogli and on the edge of the sprawling park to which Portofino lends its name. San Fruttuoso, ...

Alassio’s fine idea

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Of all the ways to boost flagging tourism over summer it was arguably one of the most innovative. In the Italian Riviera resort of Alassio – a few miles north of Imperia along Liguria's coast – tourists and other motorists who parked illegally got a €36 ...