Cinque Terre villa near Levanto — Set against a verdant backdrop of olive groves and terraced hills, just a few minutes'drive from the Ligurian sea and the coastal village of Levanto, this villa is the ideal base from which to explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Le Cinque Terre and many other picturesque ports along the Ligurian Riviera, such as Portofino and Santa Margherita Ligure.
Newly renovated and tastefully furnished in a modern style, this villa offers comfortable accommodation spread over two floors. With a spacious, open-plan living area on the first floor opening onto a lovely balcony with views over the surrounding Ligurian hills, this villa offers the rare opportunity to experience the peace and tranquillity of this country setting, which is just a stone’s throw from the most beautiful stretch of coast in Northern Italy. Levanto is a lively seaside town all-year-round, with a colourful weekly market, excellent restaurants and boutiques. Often referred to as ‘the gateway to Le Cinque Terre’it is well connected by a coastal railway line to the five fishing villages renowned all over the world for their outstanding natural beauty, their dramatic seascape and protected maritime park.
Ferries frequently depart from Monterosso al Mare connecting the five villages and the large port town of La Spezia. Take time to discover these villages’individual character, their colourful little houses and, most of all, the famous ‘Via dell’Amore’, a coastal path affording striking panoramic views across the sea and the rugged coastline. For a complete change of scenery, the long, sandy beaches of Versilia are just one hour away and would offer a pleasant diversion. On the way to Tuscany you will come across Sarzana, an elegant Medieval town famous for its rich cultural heritage and antique fairs. Every evening, during the last week in August, this town hosts a magnificent open-air antique market attracting many visitors and passionate art collectors; a visit to this magical walled town is highly recommended.
Levanto 2 miles. Nearest beach 2 miles. Monterosso (Cinque Terre) 10 miles. La Spezia, Portovenere & Sarzana 30 miles. Santa Margherita Ligure 35 miles. Portofino 40 miles. Genoa & airport 50 miles. Pisa & airport 65 miles. Florence 110 miles. Milan 155 miles. Tennis 2 miles.