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Sunset Eco Kayak Tour in Portofino's Marine Protected Area
"Starting on the beach the instructor shows the marine itinerary and points out the most interesting geo-naturalistic spots. The guide will also show the paddling technique and the basis of kayaking. The course will continue into the water during the marine trekking. S Niasca’s bay will be left behind while we reach the extraordinary panorama of Paraggi’s Gulf forbidden to boat traffic and ideal place where to take confidence with your kayak. Reach Portofino’s harbor where the curious ones may paddle through the traditional ligurian fisherman’s boats. Leaving behind any worries and with no rush we paddle until Olivetta a small beach dominated by centuries-old maritime pines. Here you will see a coast-line rich in caves and creeks inaccessible to any motor-boat
From EUR57.00
 
Kayak Tour in Portofino
"Starting on the beach the guide describes the paddling technique and the basis of kayak. The course will continue into the water during the excursion. The kayak and environmental guide shows the excursion route and the variety of fish you could sight snorkeling. Departing fro you start paddling into Paraggi’s Bay forbidden to boat traffic in order to take confidence with the kayak. You then arrive at the historical harbor you may also reach the famous “piazzetta” of Portofino.Paddling along you reach the Olivetta
From EUR98.00
 
Portofino Coast Scooter Day-Tour
"Meet your guide at 9.45 and get your scooter (you need to have driving experience to join this tour) and immediately leave for Portofino where we arrive there after a 10 minutes drive. Park the scooter and discover this unique corner of the world that se actresses pop stars and royals spending few days enjoying the quiet and charm of the area. Go back to the scooter and drive along the same road to Santa Margherita Rapallo and Montallegro for a total of 15 km up to 600 meters above sea level where the view is stunning. Park the scooter and walk to one of the Holiest Chuches in the Region; it is here that the Virgin Mary appeared to a girl. The Church is great you will see 'ex voto' (sacred images icons) that miraculous survivors sent here from all over the world icons from Mexico earthquake
From EUR150.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Santa Margherita Ligure

Cinque Terre Map

This map displays the Cinque Terre villages. Our tour visited 3 villages by ferry with approx. 90 minutes in each village, longer in the village where we had lunch.Allocate a day for your visit, enjoy...
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Aug 11, 2014

Ferry Wharf & Cinque Terre Prices

We travelled by ferry and it was extremely crowded, many people had no view at all. Would not recommend during peak season as outside on the deck it was very hot.Ideal way to see Cinque Terre,...
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Aug 11, 2014

Italian Naval Base - La Spezia

Within minutes of our ferry departing we passed the marina and then the Italian Naval Dockyards where many warships were anchored.Very easy to take photos from the ferry and it looked as though anyone...
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Aug 11, 2014

Day Ferry Trip to Cinque Terre

Our group took a day trip visiting 3 of the Cinque Terre villages. Our transport was by public ferry, 37 people in our group, all thinking what a wonderful day was ahead of us. Our departure point was...
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Aug 11, 2014

Bridges

The Italian engineers built this beautiful bridge, making provision for the tall mast sail boats to pass through as the bridge opens up at certain times throughout the day.
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Aug 14, 2014
 
 
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Things to Do Near Santa Margherita Ligure

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Castello Brown

The climb "up the hill" from the port is quite strenuous for "older" people so take it easy and just pace yourself. My legs certainly were complaining when I reached the top but the views were...
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Alleyways

Not all of Genoa is palatial, however. Leading off each of the broad, fancy main streets are lots of narrow alleyways which add an air of danger to your explorations. They all looked pretty intriguing...
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Christopher Columbus Statue

Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa in 1451. During his eventful life he sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492. He hoped to find a shorter route to India to trade for spices, but instead he...
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Washing lines

To me there is just something extremely attractive about washing-lines in warm overseas places. They make a picturesque place look real and lived in while adding even more colour to it than exists...
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Via Garibaldi

The Via Garibaldi was a wonderful, colourful street containing several palaces: the Palazzo Bianca, the Palazzo Rosso and the Palazzo Tursi. I'm not even sure if we were able to go in their courtyards...
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Via San Lorenzo and the cathedral

The San Lorenzo Cathedral or St. Laurence Cathedral is Genoa's stunningly beautiful black and white striped cathedral. It was founded in the 4th or 5th century. Since the Crusades it has housed the...
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Top 5 Santa Margherita Ligure Writers

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"Santa Margherita Ligure"
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"Santa Margherita Ligure"
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"Beautiful Santa Margherita."
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"Classic Italian Coastal Town"
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"The Pearl of the Italian Riviera"
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