The peak of Mount Beigua
|Elevation||1,287 m (4,222 ft)|
Monte Beigua (also in Ligurian: Monte Peigoa) is a mountain in the Ligurian Apennines in Liguria, northern Italy, between the two communes of Varazze and Sassello. It is included in the eponymous Regional Park, and, at 1,287 m is the highest peak in the so-called Gruppo del Beigua including Monte Grosso (1,265 m), Monte Ermetta (1,267 m) and Bric Veciri (1,263).
It has been hypothized that it was a sacred mountain to the Liguri tribe living here in pre-Roman times, together with the Mont Bégo and Monte Sagro. The upper part of the mount houses transmission antennas used by RAI (Italian state television) and other private networks.
- Parco Naturale Regional del Beigua (Italian) (English) (German) (French)
- Monte Beigua peak webcam
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