Holiday in Italian Riviera



From Residence Orchidea you can discover the Italian Riviera and Liguria countryside: our Staff can provide you with useful information about Pietra Ligure and the surroundings area and will be pleased to propose different trips and an alternative to beach-life, with easy and interesting excursions by boat, train, car, bike and on foot on the Ligurian Riviera.


Liguria is a tiny region of Italy between sea and mountains and this beautiful western part of land is famous for Palm trees (Palm Riviera) and flowers (Blumen Riviera or Flowers Riviera).

The Liguria Region has culture, architecture, artistic villages and historical towns, museums, region parks, nature reserves, fantastic panorama, magic scenery, small isles that seam to float on the sea, wild sports. Taste our genuine food, olive oil and drink our famous wine!

Choose your theme holiday, and start your visit walking among the picturesque houses in small villages perched on a rocky ledges opened directly on to the sea, visiting original villages surrounded by olives trees.

Your heart will be filled with various unforgettable and unique tourist experiences.

Castles, towers, stone bridges, fortified walls, fantastic old churches, in Cervo, Albenga, Zuccarello, Loano, Toirano, Verezzi, Finalborgo, Varigotti, Noli. These are typical towns close to Pietra Ligure along Palm Riviera where history, culture and local traditions are rich and alive!

Garlenda, a small village in the countryside nearby Albenga, is very famous for golf courses.

Apricale, Triora, Dolceacqua, Valloria are picturesque villages built in strategic and sunny location in the Eastern Riviera (Blumen Riviera) about 100 kilometers from Pietra Ligure.

Sanremo’s flowers (about 75 km from Pietra Ligure) are famous around the world.

The French Riviera is close to the Ligurian coast: you can visit Cannes, Antibes, Nice, Menton, Monaco and Montecarlo in a one-day excursion.

Discover Ligurian Riviera bicycle paths with a different difficulty levels routes; the Alta Via dei Monti Liguri is the best route for mountain bikers. 

Liguria mountains often drop directly to the coast and into clear water. You can enjoy a variety of outdoor sports: trekking, riding and hiking, free climbing, rock climbing, diving in the deep water of the Ligurian sea, discovering marine life and landscapes of rare beauty.


Genoa, the capital of Liguria, is a great port city with an incredible old town, narrow streets, fantastic churches, cathedrals, villas, museums, palaces and…traffic. The shopping and commercial avenue is famous.

Cinque Terre (listed in Unesco World Heritage Sites), Camogli, Portovenere are breathtaking villages in Western Liguria and they are only about 170 km from Pietra Ligure!

Thanks to Liguria geography, enjoy sunrise in Pietra Ligure and sunset in Cinque Terre in the same day.

Spend your family vacation in your new holiday apartment in Pietra Ligure at Residence Orchidea and have an unforgettable experience on the Liguria coast!