Italian Village of the month: Camogli

Mar 17, 2023 103

Camogli, in the Italian region of Liguria, is a quaint village located not far from Genoa. Its history is tied to activities like fishing and sailing which, for centuries, represented its main source of income. 

Known for its marina and colorful homes facing the sea, Camogli has an interesting history and some curiosities to share and learn about. The earliest attestations of its existence date back to the 10th century, when it was already known as a tuna and shrimp fishing hub; in later times, Camogli became one of the Republic of Genoa’s most important ports, thanks to its strategic position along the Ligurian coast and the renowned skills of its sailors.

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