Via A. Vespucci, Rapallo -ge-, Liguria, Italy
Description of Casa PortoApartment at just 700 m from the beaches of Rapallo. The accommodation is on the mezzanine floor (short staircase) inside a building in a blind alley. Thanks to its strategic position, on the road leading to the famous coast of Liguria, the area is ideal to visit not only the lively Rapallo with its shops, but also San Michele di Pagana (2km) with its charming villas, the fashionable Santa Margherita Ligure (2,7km) and the 'pearl of Tigullio' who enchanted the French writer Guy de Maupassant: Portofino. For trekking lovers not to miss the 5km long walks that from Santa Margherita along the sea goes to Portofino and its Natural Park, where enjoying marvelous views and the Sentiero delle Batterie trail connecting Camogli to San Fruttuoso. San Fruttuoso (at 8,5km by boat and by car) is famous for its Medieval Abbey and for the Christ of the Abyss (submerged bronze statue). Gourmets will find happiness in Recco (11km) in the traditional and tempting focaccerie (bakeries) overlooking the small bays. For art lovers there is at 28km Genoa, a maritime city of ancient traditions and a marvelous historic center (the biggest in Europe) with the elegant palaces Palazzi dei Rolli (UNESCO World Heritage) that with their frescos will bring you back to the XIX century. In Genoa there is also one of the largest aquariums in Europe. From the harbor in Santa Margherita leave the ferries to Camogli, San Fruttuoso and the renowned area of Cinque Terre (UNESCO World Heritage) only in summertime.
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