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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
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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 Restaurants in Santa Margherita Ligure

Floating Restaurant - Santa Margherita Marina

It was a rainy evening and luckily the floating restaurant section was fully booked so we dined on the land section of the restaurant. Initially outside, but moved inside as the wind and rain...
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Jul 26, 2014

Pestarino

We stopped here for lunch because we could pick out cooked vegetables. We had broccoli and stuffed artichoke with some lasagna for lunch. All very delicious and reasonable priced. They heated the food...
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807Wheaton
Sep 26, 2012

Trattoria dei Pescatori

I'm hoping I have the right restaurant name from my journals......but we did have this amazing seafood platter in the village of Santa Margherita. The restaurant is casual with an outdoor/ indoor...
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Openseas
Oct 08, 2007

Hotel Splendido

This hotel restaurant is expensive, if you want a special treat or a romantic night out you cannot miss this one. The food is fabulous, staff very attentive and the entertainment out of this world....
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Openseas
Oct 07, 2007

Da Puny

DA PUNY The fish is excellent and the antipasto delicious. My children had the lasagna had said it was to die for .......the staff are extremely friendly and helpful too. Any of the food especially...
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Openseas
Oct 07, 2007

L'Ardiciocca Santa Margherita Ligure

The pretentious mincing of the staff could have been forgiven had the food actually been worth eating. However, the food was served cold, was completely average, yet still had a price tag to match the...
terrylyons
Sep 19, 2006
 
 
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Old Boy's Wine Bar

as if we weren't enjoying ourselves enough, we happened upon a charming wine bar/pub and more (!) on Via Solimano (the heart of old Santa Margherita). We ordered drinks and sat on the sidewalk. a...
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peggydaly
Aug 21, 2005

Ristorante il Nostromo

During a three week 25th anniversary trip to Italy in July 2004, we spent 3 days in SML to use as a base to visit the surrounding area including the Cinque Terre. One evening we decided try a local...
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Aafia
May 12, 2005

Cinque Terre Wine

You will find this white wine all over this area - it is inexpensive and great. It is difficult to obtain it (at least in the U.S.) and it is truly a local wine as it is grown on the steep slopes of...
Steve413
Feb 16, 2003

Top Hotels in Santa Margherita Ligure

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via Milite Ignoto, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italian Riviera, 16038, Italy
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Via Pagana 2, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italian Riviera, 16038, Italy
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Via Pagana 8, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italian Riviera, 16038, Italy
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Via Trento 5, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italian Riviera, 16038, Italy
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Lungomare Milite Ignoto 44, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italian Riviera, 16038, Italy
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44 16038 Santa Margherita, Santa Margherita Ligure, 16038, Italy
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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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Openseas

"Beautiful Santa Margherita."
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Mikebb

"Classic Italian Coastal Town"
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nicolaitan

"The Pearl of the Italian Riviera"
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