The city of Chiavari
and its fencing tradition

The city of Chiavari and Chiavari Scherma , famous fencing club of FIS, the Italian Fencing Federation, awarded with silver and bronze medals for sporting merit, want to apply for the organisation and implementation of next European Veterans Fencing Championships 2017.

Chiavari Scherma and the city of Chiavari, the first Italian City Partner of FIS, have a tradition in fencing events organization like.

Italian Championships A20
International Tournaments
Mediterranean Fencing Championship 2014
Regional and Interregional Championships and National Championships for every category from Under 14 to Veterans

This excellent organization tradition has made the city of Chiavari a must for FIS.

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The city of Chiavari

Chiavari is set in front of the beautiful Gulf of Tigullio, near Portofino and Baia del Silenzio in Sestri Levante, jewels between the blue sea and the green Ligurian coast, blue and green that are the same colors of Chiavari and Chiavari Fencing Club, a perfect union of earth and sea.

Highways and railway lines that connect France and Italy pass through Chiavari and Cristoforo Colombo Airport of Genoa is only 30 minutes away from the city, an easy journey for anyone who wants to make it.

Chiavari has a good hotel accommodation service thanks to its tourism and to the mild climate which makes the city a good place to stay even during the winter season.

The city offers various tourism opportunities, from tasting local products to visiting important monuments and sites protected by UNESCO.


Chiavari offers, a few kilometres from the site, remarkable attractions.

Genoa, with its amazing Aquarium set in Porto Antico, visited by over half million tourists every year. It is possible to visit the Nazario Sauro submarine, the Sea Museum, the Galleon from the movie “Pirates” by Roman Polannsky, get on the “Bigo” lift to admire the harbour and the old town of Genoa.

It is also possible to visit the enchanting Baia del Silenzio in Sestri Levante, Cinqueterre or the famous suburb of Portofino – set respectively one to the west and the other to the east side of the city.

Ligurian gastronomic delights

In Chiavari it’s possible to taste various recipes of Ligurian tradition that are impossibile to find elsewhere, owing to the particular characteristics of products that grow in specific geographic areas and to the favorable climate.

Farinata, Pesto, classic or cheese Focaccia, in addition to the recipes the sea could offer, make the city an excellent site for traditional food lovers and not only.
It is possible to taste, in various restaurants, trattorias and wineries, typical local meals.

Hotel Accommodation

The hotel accommodation is guaranteed in Chiavari and in the surrounding area.

The connection between hotels and the Sports Arena will be guaranteed by shuttle bus service.

The logistic organization foresees the availability of meeting rooms, that are essential fo conducting meetings related to the event.


Chiavari is easily reachable thanks to flight connections with Genoa Airport, that is only 50 kilometers away, or Pisa Airport.

Also the railway lines are excellent, as Chiavari is set on the north-west National railway that connects France to Rome.

Moreover the A12 Genoa – Livorno highways allows to reach Chiavari by car, with its direct exit.