Liguria, Italy

Includes Eastern Coast (Riviera di Levante) & Western Coast (Riviera di Ponente). See Our Separate Guide for Genoa

The Great Runs guide to running in Liguria. Includes the eastern coast (Riviera di Levante) to La Spezia, and the western coast (Riviera di Ponente) to Sanremo. The focus is mainly on coastal sections, with many options for scenic waterfront running. East of Genoa, there are nice routes in La Spezia & Portofino/Rapallo. West of Genoa, some of the best places to run in Liguria are in Porto Venere, Celle Ligure, Savona, Noli, Varigotti/Finale Ligure, Loano, and Sanremo. There are also extensive hiking trails in the hills above the coast that make for some scenic & challenging trail running.

For more in the area, see our separate guides to Genoa, and Nice/Côte d’Azur.

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Genoa, Italy

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Genoa Routes

Liguria, Italy

Several wonderful running routes, including 'runseeing' tours of Genoa & Pegli, the Circonvallazione a Monte hillside promenade, coastal routes along the Corso Italia, and Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi, and Park of the City Walls.