Levanto

Levanto

With the paths of its wide valley and National Park of the Cinque Terre, the depths of the protected marine reserve, the beaches, the historical center and pedestrianized rich in precious architectural, Levanto offers a holiday "slow" and quality throughout the 'year in the pleasant Mediterranean climate of eastern Liguria...

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In the valley are set 18 hillside villages of medieval origin, all easily accessible through a network of trails that winds through olive groves, vineyards, old mills and crushers . Before the valley opens up a wide gulf, the east end of which, facing the promontory of Punta Mesco, was established in the Cinque Terre Marine Reserve, whose grounds are home to several protected species of Mediterranean flora and fauna. The coastline stretches for a mile wide beaches with sand or pebbles equipped with bathing and closed at the ends by picturesque bays separated by rocks and an area for recreational boating. For the particular shape of the waves, the Gulf has become a favorite destination for surfers. The accommodation on offer is very wide: from the most informal to the most elegant bed and breakfast, youth from the hostel housed in a historic building that overlooks the medieval medieval on former dock, numerous houses in the green and quiet of the valley. In the restaurants you can taste specialties of sea and land dressed with local olive oil and accompanied by wines from the valley. A must try is the "gattafin", the characteristic pancake herbs, but they are part of the typical production also honey, pesto and sweet.

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