Surroundings, Cinque Terre, beaches

Velva offers much more than a quiet holiday in the countryside!

The medieval historical village of Velva (pictures courtesy of Veleura) will allow you to get a glimpse on the unique Ligurian architectural style and heritage. 

Surroundings: Velva strategic position will allow you to choose every day a different activity: trekking and bike tours to close destinations such as the Velva Sanctuary, San Nicolao, Pietra di Vasca, days at the beach in Sestri Levante (17 Km), Riva Trigoso (15 Km) and Moneglia (24 Km), boat trips along the Tigullio Gulf. A few kilometers away are the Cinque Terre villages with their breathtaking landscapes. 

A few kilometers from Velva you will also find:

  • Varese Ligure (15 Km from Velva), known the for the production of genuine vegetables, diary and meat products (‘biological valley’);
  • Carro (6 Km from Velva), hometown of the family of famous violinist and composer Niccolò Paganini (1782-1940), a lovely village hosting every summer several concerts and the renowed classical music event Festival Paganiniano di Carro.