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Blue Flag Beaches in Italy 2013: Liguria Tops The List

Cinque Terre - photo by Stefano Costanzo

An Unbiased Italy Travel Blog Brought to You by Perillo Tours The region of Liguria — home to the Italian Riviera and the Cinque Terre – on Italy’s northwest coast has been awarded with more Blue Flag beaches this year than any other region in Italy. With two new entries for 2013 — La Spezia Mirabello and San Lorenzo al Mare, Liguria now has 20 of the cleanest beaches in Italy. The Blue Flag organization, in conjunction with the United Nations’ Environment Program, has analyzed beaches and marinas worldwide since 1987 to monitor quality and cleanliness. A total of 248 ...

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