Deiva Marina is a small seaside resort of the Eastern Italian Riviera and a very good starting point for excursions to the famous Cinque Terre and Portofino.
This small village has a beautiful sandy beach with crystal clear waters. The town is divided into two parts: the old town with its narrow streets and old typical houses and the tourist area called la Marina, with its seafront, shops, restaurants and the beach.
Where to stay in Deiva Marina
The surrounding green hills with olive groves and spectacular sea views are perfect for hiking. In Deiva Marina you will find several hotels and camping places.
How to get to Deiva Marina
By train: Deiva Marina is easily reachable by train on the Genoa - La Spezia railway line. It is about 25 minutes by train from the Cinque Terre.
By car: Follow highway A12 Genova - Livorno and exit at Deuva Marina, located between the Sestri Levante and Framura toll booths. Continue towards Deiva Marina about 7 km on the provincial road.
By plane: The closest airports are Genoa and Pisa. From there train connections to Deiva Marina.
By boat: A line of boats connects by sea Deiva Marina with Portofino, Sestri Levante and the Cinque Terre.
What to see in Deiva Marina
The old town and the medival houses.
The Church of Sant’Antonio Abate built in 1730 in Baroque style, with paintings dating between the ages XVIII and XIX.
Worth seeing is also the ruins of the old castle of Da Passano. The Family da Passano governed the area around Moneglia, Vernazza and the Bracco until 10th century.
The rests of the two old sight towers defending the town from pirate raids.