Ospitalia del Mare
A small pearl a stone's throw from the Cinque Terre
Levanto: ancient agricultural village…merchant and maritime municipality and since the 19th century a renowned tourist center called “the gateway to the Cinque Terre“. Its valley opens like an amphitheater with large cultures of vineyards and olive groves interrupted by small rural settlements that recall its history.
Residential center with more than 5000 inhabitants offering a large bay often a destination for surfers, gardens and ancient settlements of artistic and historical importance as well as high-level hospitality at reception activities, restaurants and shops. Worth highlighting are the various tourist – recreational activities and gastronomic events with typical local products. Starting point for the main paths both for the Cinque Terre and for the surrounding valley.
Exhibition of Material Culture
The Permanent Exhibition of Material Culture brings together around 300 objects coming mainly from Levanto and its area: tools of peasant work, the cultivation of vines and olive trees, animal breeding and household furnishings, games and popular traditions …
The exhibition is based at the Ospitalia del Mare and entry is free!
Events in Levanto
In addition to the sea, an enviable trail network, an ideal landscape for cycling and MTB descents, Levanto offers an extremely interesting calendar of events.
Events dedicated to food and wine, music, local traditions, sport and pure fun. Events for adults and children, which offer unforgettable moments.
Our favourites? Mangialonga, but also the events with SenSuoSa, Garibalvini, the Amfiteatrof Festival, the Ferragosto Carnival and many others…