Italy is a European nation with a 4,723-mile-long Mediterranean coastline that is lined with some of the world's most breathtaking beaches and seaside cities. It also has limestone cliffs, the purest, bluest waters travelers can imagine, and beautiful natural scenery. The beaches there range from secluded and wild to expansive sandy bays and idylli...

My hand hovered over the purchase button as I stared at the Rail Europe screen for the third time. Each time I tried to book overland train tickets from Turin, Italy to the coast, the little red warning about not much time to change trains in Genoa popped up and I chickened out. “Have you looked to see what Rick Steve says?” Tony looked up from his...

Camogli is a charming Italian Riviera fishing village set on a rocky outcrop on the Portofino Peninsula. Many of its colorful houses and buildings in the old town are decorated with Trompe L’Oeil painting. Its harbor is lined with shops and restaurants. Camogli has a train station and can be reached by regional train from Santa Margherita Ligure in...

Liguria’s location, close to the Apennines, lets the sea meet the mountain in a multitude of breathless landscapes. In addition to the popular culinary specialties such as pesto alla genovese, focaccia or chickpea farinata, the brand “Artigiani in Liguria” (artisans in Liguria) represents several excellences produced in the region, from goldsmith t...

Camogli is an exquisite borgo with a view on the Gulf of Paradise (on the Italian Rivera di Levante, in Liguria). A typical, romantic seaside village characterized by highly-stacked and vivaciously-painted houses, Camogli is part of a magnificent natural setting that has enchanted tourists the world over, for centuries. It is the calling for those...