The motorway through Italy is open after the Morandi bridge collapse

The devastating collapse of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa last week was not only a great tragedy for those who lost their lives (the death toll has now surpassed 40), but it had initially caused a serious disruption for travel between France and Italy.Read more

Estrosi and Lisnard offer full support after Genoa bridge collapse

In light of the recent collapse of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Cannes and Nice Mayors David Lisnard and Christian Estrosi have issued statements offering the Italian government and the Liguria region all their emotional and material support.Read more

La Rutabaga: from jungle to organic oasis

The Italian farmers’ organisation Coldiretti calls it an ‘epochal change’ in society that has not taken place since the 19th century. In the year 2016/17, almost 30,000 people submitted an application to become farmers in Italy. Two among them, Katrin Mamberto and Paolo Frea, share their story with Riviera Insider.Read more

Like the bread of olden days

When making her bread, Simona Taddeo follows her own personal recipes that are full of passion and energy. She is part of a new generation in Liguria; one that wants to stand on its own two feet despite the many hurdles. At Il Pane Di Simona, every bite is exquisiteRead more

Bandiera Blu

With a total of 64 environmental Blue Flags, the FEE has crowned Liguria the King of Clean Beaches in Italy. Since 1987, the famous flags have been hoisted on beaches where certain environmental and eco-friendly as well as waste management and public safety conditions have been met. The campaign covers beaches, marinas and lakes.  Following Liguria in 2018 is the Tuscan region and – surprise, surprise – Campania in southwestern Italy. Read more

Italy's Bandiere Blu

With a total of 64 environmental Blue Flags, the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) has crowned Liguria the King of Clean Beaches in Italy. Since 1987, the famous beach have been hoisted on beaches where certain environmental and eco-friendly as well as waste management and public safety conditions have been met. The campaign covers beaches, marinas and lakes.Read more

Corsica from the Côte

Early risers on the coast this morning might have caught a glimpse of a rare sight on the horizon: the silhouette of Cap Corse in Corsica, around 100 nautical miles away.Read more

The Blue Flag beaches of Liguria

Not only are the beaches of the Italian Riviera blessed with incomparable beauty, but they're also clean and environmentally-friendly. This year, 163 coastal towns around Italy were awarded the Blue Flag Beach eco-label, with the region of Liguria and the Italian Riviera represented by 27 award-winning locations.Read more