Arenzano and Cogoleto, characteristic Ligurian villages, with the narrow alleys that come down to the beach, the small squares surrounded from colourful houses and the mounts profile behind them; Mele, small village with an ancient history, enclosed between hills and the cultivate fields: not only sea, but hinterland rich of green to discover with the car, on foot or in mountain bike.

The Municipalities of the Comunità Montana Argentea are ideal places of holiday in all seasons and departure point of tourist and excursion routes of great interest.

There are many and different refreshment and stay opportunities in the hinterland: farm holidays, where you can taste the honey, the berries and the vegetables, cultivated on the characteristic "terraces"; restaurants, in which tasting without hurry the typical dishes of the Ligurian kitchen, f rom the trenette (typical Ligurian pasta) with “pesto” to fried whitebait, and savouring the “nostralino”; hotels in the green, that satisfy the different tourist requirements in a comfortable and restful atmosphere; "shelters”, excellent hotel and restaurants that remind the characteristic atmosphere of the mountain shelter.

The Alta Via way and the valleys that branch off at its foot are protected both from the three Comunità Montane of Argentea, Giovo and Stura and Orba valleys, and from the Agency Park of Beigua: they deserve therefore to be indicated in this section some structures of refreshment and stay of the other Municipalities of the territory - Albisola, Campo Ligure, Masone, Rossiglione, Sassello, Stella, Tiglieto, Urbe and Varazze - that could represent interesting points of reference for outdoor days and mountain excursions.

By the outer belt of the Beigua Park, finally you can find aree pic-nic areas at disposal of the visitors, equipped with benches, tables and protected points of fire: near some of these areas ways of folk wisdom knowledge and industrial meadow have been realised, that increase the value of the territory and the tourist offer.

Who wants to spend a weekend, or a longer stay, in the receptive structures of our hinterland, can contact us to the mail-address