Villa Riviera is located at the top of the hill of Santa Giulia, just in the middle of the Gulf of Tigullio. From Lavagna train station, take the road towards Santa Giulia. In 10 minutes, you will reach Villa Riviera.
Villa Riviera is the perfect base for guests who want to visit and explore our region, spending some days between Portofino and Cinque Terre (Monterosso can be reached in 30’ by train from Sestri Levante). Excursions, beaches, historical villages and typical restaurants..and not just in summer! The winter here is gentle, meanwhile spring and autumn provide spectacular sea conditions and a beautiful vegetation.
In case of short stay, we suggest you to visit Sestri Levante as well, where you will be fascinated by the Bay of Silence (only 20’ from Villa Riviera). A good selection of restaurants is available in the area, you will find them in Lavagna, Chiavari or Sestri Levante. During the summer period, a daily ferryboat service to Cinque Terre, Portofino or San Fruttuoso is available from Chiavari Marina.
Where to go (and distance from Villa Riviera)
Sestri Levante and the Silent Bay (20’)
Chiavari, and its historical center (15′)
Cinque Terre (1h’)
Genoa – City center, Porto Antico, Acquarium (1h)
Belvedere Restaurant is the closest to Villa Riviera. It can be easily reached from Villa Riviera by foot – 10′ . It’s fish proposals is great.
Both Lavagna, Chiavari and Sestri Levante are full of restaurants: typical local “trattoria”, stylish kitchens, good pizzerias, …everyone will find its own place and food. Don’t hesitate and just ask our staff.