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Italy in Photos

Photos of Italy taken on Walks in the Cities Towns & Villages of Italia

Welcome to Italy in Photos and immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of Finale Ligure: – Finale Ligure is a charming seaside town in the Liguria region of Italy. It is part of the Italian Riviera and has a long sandy beach, a lively promenade, and a historic centre with many attractions. Finale Ligure is also a popular destination for outdoor activities such as mountain biking and rock climbing. Some of the highlights of Finale Ligure are: – The baroque church of San Biagio, with its painted facade and decorated interior. – The medieval village of Finalborgo, surrounded by defensive walls and featuring narrow alleys and ancient buildings. – The Saracen Bay, a beautiful beach with clear waters and a backdrop of forested hills. Finale Ligure is a great place to enjoy the sun, the sea, and the culture of the Ligurian coast. It is easily accessible by train from Genoa and Ventimiglia and offers a variety of accommodation options for visitors. Finale Ligure is a town that combines tradition and modernity, history and nature, and fun and relaxation. It is a town that will make you fall in love with Italy.

Salita del Grillo is a street in Finale Ligure which runs from Via Torino to Via Generale Enrico Caviglia (Phots 1-2) – Via Torino is a street in Finale Ligure which runs from Via C. Colombo to Via Giuseppe Mazzini (Photo 3) – Via Gian Lorenzo Bernin is a street in Finale Ligure which runs from Via Torino to Via Avvocato Emanuele Rossi (Photo 4) – Via Avvocato Emanuele Rossi is a street in Finale Ligure which runs from Via Roma to Via Tommaso Pertica (Photos 5-7) – San Giovanni Battista is a Roman Catholic church in Finale Ligure. It was church was built in the 17th century and has a Baroque style. The church is dedicated to Saint John the Baptist, the patron saint of Finale Ligure. The church has a single nave with six side chapels and a presbytery. The main altar is made of marble and has a painting of the Baptism of Christ by Domenico Piola. The church also has paintings by Giovanni Battista Merano, Giovanni Andrea De Ferrari, and Giovanni Battista Carlone. – Via Giuseppe Garibaldi is a street in Finale Ligure which runs from Via Anton Giulio Barrili to Via Avvocato Emanuele Rossi (Photo 8) – Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II is a square located in the centre of Finale Ligure. The square is named after Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of Italy. The square is surrounded by several buildings with 17th-century facades and the imposing arch dedicated to Margaret Theresa of Spain, the wife of Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor. The arch was built in 1666 to commemorate the visit of the royal couple to Finale Ligure. The arch has four columns and a triangular pediment with the coat of arms of Spain and Austria. The square is also the main venue for the town’s events and festivals, such as the Carnival, the Palio dei Rioni, and the Festa della Madonna del Carmine. The square is lively and colourful, with many cafes, restaurants, shops, and street performers. (Photos 9-10) – Via Concezione is a street in Finale Ligure which runs from Via Nicolò Saccone to Via S. Pietro (Photo 11)

Lungomare Augusto Migliorini is a seaside promenade in Finale Ligure. The promenade is a popular destination for tourists and locals who want to enjoy the view of the Mediterranean Sea, the sandy beach, and the palm trees. The promenade is also lined with several establishments that offer accommodation, food, drinks, and entertainment. (Photos 12-13-18-19) – Via S. Pietro is a street in Finale Ligure which runs from Via Concezione to Via Genova (Photo 14) – Via Cristoforo Colombo is a street in Finale Ligure which runs from Via Alonzo to Via Aurelia (Photo 15) – Via Aurelia is a road in which starts in Roma and ends in Ventimiglia and runs through Finale Ligure (Photo 16) – Piazza Cavour is named after Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, who was a statesman and a leading figure in the unification of Italy. The square is surrounded by elegant buildings from different periods. In the centre of the square a statue of Neptune, the god of the sea, holding a trident. The Piazza Cavour is also a lively place where you can find cafes, restaurants, shops, and events. For example, every year in December, there is a Christmas market with local products and handicrafts. (Phots 17-20)

Finale Ligure Cuisine:- It is a place where you can enjoy some special cuisine, influenced by the sea, the mountains, and the local traditions. Here are some examples of what you can taste in Finale Ligure: – Pesto alla Genovese:- This is a famous sauce made with basil, garlic, pine nuts, cheese, and olive oil. It is usually served with pasta, such as trofie or trenette. – Focaccia:- This is a flat bread that can be topped with various ingredients, such as cheese, olives, tomatoes, or herbs. It is often eaten as a snack or a light meal. – Farinata:- This is a thin pancake made with chickpea flour, water, oil, and salt. It is cooked in a wood-fired oven and cut into slices. It can be eaten plain or with toppings, such as onions, rosemary, or cheese. – Brandacujun:- This is a dish made with dried cod, potatoes, garlic, parsley, and olive oil. It is mashed and baked until golden and crispy. It is a typical dish of the coastal towns of Liguria. – Cima alla Genovese: This is a stuffed veal breast that is cooked in broth and sliced. The stuffing can include eggs, cheese, peas, carrots, ham, and herbs. It is a traditional dish for special occasions.

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Photo Gallery of Walk  – Salita del Grilloto Piazza Cavour
Approximately 1.24 km – 0.77 miles

The walk starts in Salita del Grillo – Via Torino – Via Gian Lorenzo Bernini – Via Avvocato Emanuele Rossi – San Giovanni Battista – Via Gian Lorenzo Bernini – Via Avvocato Emanuele Rossi – Via Giuseppe Garibaldi – Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II – Via Concezione – Lungomare Augusto Migliorini – Via S. Pietro – Vico Tubino – Via Cristoforo Colombo – Via Aurelia – Piazza Cavour – Lungomare Augusto Migliorini – Piazza Cavour