TIGULLIO: 360-degree tourism, for a holiday tailored to your desires.
Coming from Genoa, Portofino marks the western border of the Tigullio gulf. A coastline that begs to be discovered, made of breath-taking coves, world famous seaside resorts and, observation decks, where you can savor the gorgeous view of this corner of Liguria. Open year round, it’s the perfect destination for a vacation, a weekend, or a day trip.
Departing from west you will encounter:
• San Fruttuoso Bay – reachable only on foot, Spend time in the beautiful Abbey, where you can admire the Christ of the Abyss at the bottom of the sea – a masterpiece by the sculptor Guido Galletti.
• The famous Portofino lined with dozens of world class yachts and the tiny Paraggi wth its sandy beach, surrounded by crystal-clear emerald water.
• The charming villages of Santa Margherita Ligure, Rapallo, and quaint Zoagli and, after Chiavari, Lavagna and Sestri Levante. Here you will find the not-to-be-missed “Baia del Silenzio” (Silence Bay) – a small cove, hidden behind the historic center’s byway and possessing a unique maritime atmosphere.
Every town in the Tigullio district is unique, offering visitors a full rainbow of seaside beauty: from the exclusive Portofino, to the rustic hamlet of Zoagli, to the peaceful city of Rapallo, to the evening pastimes in Santa Margherita Ligure, to the elegant and engaging Chiavari with its alleyways and shops, to the beautiful and vibrant Sestri Levante.