🇮🇹 Italian Riviera – Portofino: top beaches and attractions | Italy Guide: cosmopolitan paradise
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🇮🇹 Italian Riviera – Portofino: top beaches and attractions | Italy Guide: cosmopolitan paradise

January 12, 2020


blue romantic and irresistible… this is not south of California… this is not southern France or Spain… this is Italy Portofino, Liguria – Italy. Welcome to the heart of the italian riviera. This fishing port is famous for the
picturesque harbour and the high-class visitors, like celebrities and artists.
Dalida was right I found my love in Portofino! Located 45 minutes east of
Genoa and about two hours south of Milan. During the Roman times the area was
called Portus Delphini. This splendid A class sea resort has a bright
mediterranean personality. live your dreams! The Piazzetta, meeting-up point for the international
jet set, is the symbol of Portofino, while the port is the icon and the pride of
the locals for their centuries lasting maritime tradition. The charm of the place, the fine Ligurian cuisine and the innumerable cultural and nature itineraries make this corner of Italy an ideal destination any time of year. Top attractions Portofino’s lighthouse. One kilometer
south of Portofino. Situated on punta del capo, imposing itself over the entire Bay. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy cold and refreshing drinks at the lounge bar La
Portofinese. The views here will remain unforgettable. San Giorgio church five minutes walking from Portofino. Portofino’s patron, a construction from the 12th century. Inside are relics brought back by sailors after the Crusades. The breathtaking panorama from the churchyard is ideal for photo shooting. Castello Brown. Ten minutes walking from the harbour. The Brown castle is a fortress in the middle of a hanging garden, characterized by partitions with lovely bas-relief, and architectonic embellishments in marble and slate Luxury experience! Christ of the abyss: located between Camogli and Portofino, was placed under water on August 1954 top beaches: Paraggi beach: 1.5 kilometers
north of Portofino Pedale beach: 3 kilometers north of
Portofino Rapallo Rapallo is a municipality in the
metropolitan city of Genoa and has 30,000 inhabitants. This beautiful area
is part of the regional Natural park of Portofino. Friedrich Nietzsche wrote that the ideas for Zarathustra first came to him while walking on two roads surrounding Rapallo. During the 16th century it was attacked and sacked by the Ottomans and Barbary pirates. To help defend the village against such attacks a castle was built on the seafront. Top attractions Basilica of San Gervasio e Protasio. Consecrated in 1113 and has a leaning bell tower. Torre Civica: marks the skyline of Rapallo. Castello sul Mare: it
was erected on 1551. Every July, Rapallo holds a magnificent celebration. Besides offering delicious food based on Ligurian traditional and fish dishes, breathtaking views of the stunning Mediterranean Sea while strolling along the promenade from July 1st to 3rd, Rapallo also proposes unique religious traditions accompanied by secular folklore with spectacular fireworks. Santa Margherita
Liguria – Italy The resort of Santa Margherita Ligure is
one of the most attractive and charming in the Riviera di Levante, the eastern
half of the Ligurian Coast in Northwest Italy. Start your visit with a stroll along the promenade pausing for a coffee or an ice cream along the way. The seafront is the main attraction here, with its beach and lively harbour. Useful tips. Do it like the Italians rent a Fiat 500 convertible: small, fast, stylish and convenient. Prefer an accommodation in Rapallo, a cheaper alternative while it’s a fun and vibrant city. elegant Parking in Italy. In portofino’s main
parking you will pay 11 and a half euro for two hours. In Rapallo there is a free zone parking at the marina otherwise there are plenty of parking meters and private parking spaces. Autostrada toll fees. Using the main motorways means paying toll. From Genoa to Rapallo the cost is about 13E. where to eat Restaurants: Portofino: trattoria Tripoli,
trattoria Concordia, Paraggi: Capo Nord Rapallo: Oltremare, Sapore di Mare. Santa Margherita: Ristorante Beppe Achilli Portofino a heaven to fall in love with Accommodation Hotels: Portofino Hotel Nazionale, 8 hotel. Paraggi: Hotel Argentina. Rapallo: Hotel Astoria
Grand Hotel Bristol. Santa Margarita: Hotel Minerva like this video.
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17 Comments

  • Reply John George August 11, 2019 at 5:50 pm

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  • Reply Evdokia Megapanou August 11, 2019 at 8:17 pm

    Oh, this looks so beautiful!!!

  • Reply Runnismos Travel Guru August 11, 2019 at 9:39 pm

    INDEX OF CONTENTS:
    0:01 INTRO
    1:11 PORTOFINO
    2:28 TOP ATTRACTIONS
    2:33 PORTOFINO'S LIGHTHOUSE
    2:59 SAINT GEORGE CHURCH
    3:16 BROWN CASTLE
    3:41 CHRIST OF THE ABYSS
    3:58 TOP BEACHES
    4:04 PARAGGI BEACH
    4:21 PEDALE BEACH
    4:42 RAPALLO
    5:25 TOP ATTRACTIONS
    5:30 BASILICA OF ST. GERVASIO & PROTASIO
    5:38 TORRE CIVICA
    5:43 CASTELLO SUL MARE
    5:50 JULY RAPALLO FESTIVAL
    6:45 SANTA MARGHERITA LIGURE
    7:20 USEFUL TIPS
    8:19 WHERE TO EAT / RESTAURANTS
    9:00 ACCOMODATION / HOTELS
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  • Reply andreas christou August 11, 2019 at 11:00 pm

    I really want to visit the Italian riviera! This video helped me make up my mind, thanks for sharing! A new fun here 🙂

  • Reply maria douros August 12, 2019 at 12:04 am

    Αγαπάω τόσο πολύ την Ιταλία, την γλώσσα και την κουλτούρα του λαού! Και δεν εχω πάει ΑΚΟΜΑ στο Πόρτοφινο! Πολύ όμορφο βίντεο, συγχαρητήρια

  • Reply Aspa Tsoni August 12, 2019 at 7:47 am

    Bravo, teleio!

  • Reply Akos Pacos August 12, 2019 at 9:51 am

    Que video tan bueno!!! Me gusta mucho Italia

  • Reply Polina Politou August 13, 2019 at 9:23 am

    Super destination!!!

  • Reply Amalia Xenou August 30, 2019 at 3:43 pm

    So classy and romantic!

  • Reply alex mark September 6, 2019 at 4:50 pm

    Thumbs up for Italian Riviera!

  • Reply anne beyo September 8, 2019 at 6:47 am

    This video has really transfered me to the italian coast and this romantic spirit of the Mediterranean.. Well done!

  • Reply Nikos Sim September 14, 2019 at 8:54 am

    Nice, but Greece has much better beaches

  • Reply orestes than September 15, 2019 at 7:58 am

    Τι να λέμε τώρα, άλλη κλάση

  • Reply Kreator September 15, 2019 at 12:26 pm

    Very nice Video. Like!

  • Reply Rena Argyr September 25, 2019 at 6:23 pm

    A wonderful place!

  • Reply Anastasia Hatz October 23, 2019 at 5:11 pm

    Bello!

  • Reply darth sidious November 22, 2019 at 12:49 pm

    After this video I'd like to visit Portofino

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