The Ligurian Riviera covers about 330 km of coastline and stretches from the Principality of Monaco to Capo Corvo.
The Riviera, which covers the entire Ligurian coast and all four provinces of the region, and is divided into Riviera di Ponente (from Genoa-Voltri westwards to the Principality of Monaco) and Riviera di Ponente (from Genoa-Voltri eastwards to La Spezia).
Riviera di Levante, characterised by sheer cliffs and picturesque villages such as Camogli, Portofino, San Fruttoso and Vernazza.
Riviera di Ponentecaracterised by a low coastline and deep waters. Its Savona section is also known as the Riviera delle Palme, while that in the province of Imperia is known as the Riviera dei Fiori.
Portofino, Portovenere and the Cinque Terre are considered the pearls of the Ligurian Sea.
San Remo is another popular tourist destination, especially because it hosts the annual Italian Song Festival. More than anything else, however, it is the beaches and the cool, blue waters of the Ligurian Sea that attract tourists.