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Spring in Liguria

What an explosion of colors and scents is Springtime in Liguria!
A special season to fall in love with this region with a rough but generous character, which gradually reveals itself to those who can appreciate its perched villages, the paths overlooking the sea, its simple and genuine cuisine. Don’t be in a hurry, get lost among the creuze, the ancient paths that lead from the hill to the sea, explore the coast and the hinterland, look for old botteghe and trattorie, let yourself be bewitched by its luminous beauty.
Whatever your interests, culture, nature, gastronomy, Liguria will surprise you, and at Villa Paggi you will find a welcoming refuge for a break of escape and relaxation. Immerseded in a green and peaceful setting, surrounded by a flowery garden, this bright apartment is at your disposal, equipped with every comfort, a kitchenette and a large sunny terrace overlooking the sea.
If when thinking about holidays the first image that jumps to your mind is boots and backpack, here is an idea for you: an excursion with Wildhorsewatching. What is it about? It is a unique opportunity to observe, accompanied by an environmental guide and expert naturalist, a herd of wild horses that live in the Aveto Regional Park and have had no contact with humans for generations. To find out more about wild horses and to book an excursion click here: I Cavalli Selvaggi dell’Aveto.
Do you want to take advantage of your holiday to get to know the Portofino Park with its 80 km of trails and the splendid Marine Reserve, whose clear waters are home to a rich Mediterranean flora and fauna? Outdoor Portofino is a team of experts that offers various activities for adults and children, to get closer to this splendid natural environment, among which we point out excursions by kayak, SUP and extraordinary adventures for your kids such as Outdoor Camp and Orienteering. Choose your activity or ask the Outdoor Portofino staff for more information.
Art addicted cannot miss the exhibition on Monet at the Palazzo Ducale in Genoa, with exceptional works from the Marmottan Museum in Paris, which houses the largest collection of paintings by this great impressionist artist. Some of his most famous masterpieces will be present, including the famous Ninfee (1916-1919) and Le rose (1925-1926), which the painter never wanted to sell, but always kept with him in his house in Giverny.
Lovers of gastronomy will find many ideas in Liguria to satisfy their passion.
Those who want to get to know the true Ligurian cuisine of the hinterland, cannot miss a stop at La Brinca, a historic trattoria run by the Circella family for decades. Award-winning and cited by the most prestigious magazines in the sector, La Brinca di Ne didn’t loose its simple and genuine atmosphere. Book your Easter lunch or a romantic dinner with a view of the valley and let yourself be pampered by an enthusiast and welcoming staff.
Do you prefer to relax in your own space? Our apartment with a large private terrace offers you the opportunity to dine outdoors. Table, chairs, umbrella, chaise longue, to enjoy the long spring days with family or friends. And if you don’t want to cook, don’t give up on tasting Ligurian specialties and rely on the Articiocca Gastronomia: grocery, little restaurant, rich cellar and take away in Sestri Levante, with a new menu every day.
Our “5 Terre” apartment is available from April 15th, it can accommodate a family with two adults and two children or three adults. The minimum stay is 4 nights, with attractive weekly rates. To book or ask for information write to or call 0039 335 6662295. Don’t hesitate to contact Alessandra for any question!