The town extends from a roman period settlement on an alluvial plain ,left of the river Entella along the eastern Riviera coast of Liguria in east Tigulio. Its hinterland is separated from the mountains by a series of hills covered in olive groves.
Lavagna is made up of the chief town and four hamlets, Barassi, Cavi di Lavagna, Santa Giulia di Centaura and Sorlana , measuring 13,88 km2. It borders Cogorno and Ne to the north and coasts the Ligurian sea to the south. Chiaveri is on the west.
The "Torre del Borgo" art gallery; works in slate by the sculptor Francesco Dallorso
Rodolfo Alloisio archeological collection
Casa Carbone: a house-museum of a particular kind in the historic centre, with furniture, paintings and objects from 17th to 20th century. Property of the FAI (Italian Environment Fund) .
There are many sports clubs in Lavagana and you can practise various sports in the following places:
Bocciodromo Comunale(Town Boules ground in Via Fieschi 1), Bocciofila Cavese(petanque ground in Via Lombardia 20), Campetto N.S. del Ponte (Sports ground in Via Ponte Maddalena), Campo di calcio Riboli (Football ground in Via Riboli), Campetto M.M. della Chiesa (Sports ground in C.so Genova), Impianti sportivi (Sports structure in Via Ekengren), Impianti sportivi Besanza (Sports structure inVia Torrente Barassi),
Palestra Comunale "La Scafa" (The public gym in C.so Genova), Palestra "Don Gnocchi" (Gym in Via Castagnola 14), Palestra "E.Riboli" (Gym in P.za Innocenzo IV, 13), Campi da tennis (Tennis court in Parco Tigullio), Palazzetto dello Sport (Sports centre in Parco Tigullio), Piscina Comunale (Public Swimming pool in Parco Tigullio), Campi da Tennis (Tennis court in Cavi di Lavagna), Campi da Tennis "Astoria" (Tennis court in Via Aurelia).
On this updated site are some suggested trekking itineraries:
There are all kinds of events and festivals in Lavagna:
Antiques exhibition, the third Saturday of each month.
Inter-district race :Marinaro del Tigullio. Santa Margherita Ligure, San Michele di Pagana, Rapallo, Zoagli, Chiavari, Lavagna e Sestri Levante challenge one another between May and August in a series of rowing races on traditional skiffs or fishing boats in the waters of the Gulf of Tigullio.
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