Italy's Ligurian Coast: The Other Riviera

Italy's Ligurian Coast: The Other Riviera
Sunset over Vernazza. (Photo courtesy The Italian Government Tourism Board)
Italy's Ligurian Coast: The Other Riviera
The docks at Santa Margherita di Liguri in the fall. (Photo by Mary South)
Italy's Ligurian Coast: The Other Riviera
Luxury shopping abounds in Portofino. (Photo Mary South)
Italy's Ligurian Coast: The Other Riviera
Vernazza, one of the beautiful Cinque Terre towns. (Photo courtesy The Italian Government Tourism Board)
Italy's Ligurian Coast: The Other Riviera
The bustling summer season in Santa Margherita di Liguri. (Photo courtesy The Italian Government Tourism Board)
Italy's Ligurian Coast: The Other Riviera
The off-season in Santa Margherita di Liguri. (Photo by Mary South)
Italy's Ligurian Coast: The Other Riviera
The grand old Miramare Hotel in Santa Margherita di Liguri. (Photo by Mary South)
Italy's Ligurian Coast: The Other Riviera
The docks at Santa Margherita di Liguri in the fall. (Photo by Mary South)
Italy's Ligurian Coast: The Other Riviera
Summertime in Portofino. (Photo courtesy The Italian Government Tourism Board)
Italy's Ligurian Coast: The Other Riviera
Fishing boats at rest in autumnal Portofino. (Photo Mary South)
Italy's Ligurian Coast: The Other Riviera
Portofino's lovely harbor from the air. (Photo courtesy The Italian Government Tourism Board)
Italy's Ligurian Coast: The Other Riviera
Dolphins frolic in La Spezia. (Photo courtesy The Italian Government Tourism Board)