Nature Reserve in Porto

Réserve Naturelle de Scandola

There’s no vehicle access or footpath into the magnificent, protected Réserve Naturelle de Scandola – the only way to get here is by sea. As a result, Scandola, a Unesco World Heritage Site, is blessed with exceptio…
Ruins in Porto

Genoese Tower

Climb the russet-coloured rocks from the harbour to this impressive Genoese tower, which commands dramatic views of the town, the seacoast and the surrounding mountains.
Port in Porto


Porto’s main sights are at the harbour. Once you’ve climbed the russet-coloured rocks up to the Genoese tower, you can stroll round to the bustling marina, from where an arched footbridge crosses the estuary to an i…