Liguria is a narrow region that stretches between the Mediterranean coast and the Ligurian Alps. The narrow and mountainous strip and borders Monaco, the most prestigious resorts are Sanremo, Rapallo and Portofino, names known from the society magazines of the world. The five coastal towns, which bear the name Cinque Terre, are even UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The port city of Genoa divides the coastal strip into the western Riviera Ponente and the eastern Riviera Levante. Numerous cultural highlights bear witness to the glorious past of the former maritime and trading power. Even today there are magnificent palaces and churches to admire in Genoa.
For golfers, Liguria offers special attractions: for example, the courses on the Riviera dei Fiori with views of the Maritime Alps and the golf course near Genoa. The diverse landscape also influences the climate. Nevertheless, a golf vacation in Liguria is recommended all year round. The beautiful beaches and the proximity to the Alps create ideal conditions for a relaxing beach vacation in combination with golfing, hiking, climbing or mountain biking.
Golfing has a long tradition in Liguria. The Sanremo Golf Club, for example, has existed since 1928, and the one near Rapallo since 1931. The latter is one of the most difficult and prestigious in Italy. Golfers who think highly of themselves should have already swung the golf club here. In the golf hotels in Liguria you can spend a relaxing vacation between the mountains and the sea.