Levanto

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A charming seaside town dating back to the year 1000, known as the “Gateway to the Cinque Terre”. Levanto is also a popular seaside resort and with its wide beach with swimming pool, it offers holidaymakers a range of marine activities.

In the summer, there are regular ferry services to the Cinque Terre, Portofino and Genova as well as boat rentals where visitors can hire canoes, paddle boats or a motor boat by the hour or for the day.

The old town with its narrow streets and houses painted in ice cream colours with typical Ligurian patterns is ideal for a pleasant stroll. In addition, the following are well worth visiting: a line of battlements with an ancient tower, a well presenved XIII century castle, a medieval Loggia and the church of Sant’Andrea.

Levanto is also a well known surfing venue. Equipment can be bought or hired from local shops.