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Riviera di Ponente

Curving west from Genoa to the French border, the Ponente stretch of the Italian Riviera coast is more down-to-earth than the flashy Riviera east of Genoa. As a result, it shelters some relatively well-priced escape hatches, particularly along the stretch of coast from Noli to Finale Ligure.

Top attractions

These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Riviera di Ponente.