Liguria is one of the official regions of Northwest Italy, on the Ligurian Sea. 2,000 years ago the whole northwestern part of Italy, including what are now Piedmont and Lombardy, were inhabited by the Liguris, the people from whom this region gets its name.
Popular destinations: Genoa, Portofino and Cinque Terre
Cinque Terre, which means Five Lands, comprises the five small coastal villages of Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso located in the Italian region of Liguria.
Popular destinations: Vernazza, Riomaggiore and Corniglia