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$83.62 Water Sports

Kayak Tour in Portofino

Meet your guide in Niasca, a sandy beach nestled in the vegetation of the Mediterranean Sea, next to Paraggi Bay, famous for its crystal clear blue water. Get settled, leave your belongings safely in the outdoor sports center and start the tour with your kayak and environmental guide. A briefing on safety procedures and information about the Park will prepare yourself for the paddle. Choose your single or double kayakand set off with your guide on the beautiful blue waters. All skill levels can be accommodated, regardless of whether you’re a beginner or experienced paddler. Glide into Portofino’s Protected Marine Area, one of the most beautiful coasts in the world, admiring its caverns and hidden creeks. The tour allows you to visit the most important ecological, wildlife and historical attractions, like Paraggi’s ecosystem, Portofino’s lighthouse and village, the eighteen-century Church of San Giorgioand the bay of Vitrale. After the paddling to Portofino and beyond, time is set for snorkeling. You will return to the sports center, wear the supplied snorkeling equipment – all sizes available - and dive inside the bay of Paraggi. This bay, forbidden to boat traffic therefor completely safe for swimming, is famous of its Posidonia meadow and, thanks also to the Park's safeguard,it is extremely rich in flora and fish fauna. Your guide will point the most interesting spots of this natural aquarium making unique your experience. After two hours and a half of tour exploring the area kayaking and snorkeling, you’ll return to the original departure point and will be dedicated an extra half an hour with your local guide to share more curiosities on territorial traditions. During this time, enjoying your view over Paraggi Bay, you will be served Ligurian food tasting and local organic wine, especially selected by ‘Triple A’ brand - Agricoltori, Artigiani, Artisti (Agriculture, Artisan, Artist) - internationally known for supplying wines that respect genuine organic production methods. During the months between November and May, the snorkeling session is replaced by a longer kayak tour.

$1088.26 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Milan to Liguria, Cinque Terre, Genoa, Portofino 4-Day Tour

Your 4-day Liguria tour introduces you to the coastal delights of Liguria in northwest Italy. Straddling the coastline from the French border down to Tuscany, the region is home to the so-called Italian Riviera, typified by sandy beaches and laid-back seaside towns. With a 4-star hotel in the region’s main town of Genoa as your base, your tour includes excursions to towns that sit both east and west of it along the Italian Riviera. Travel west along the Riviera di Ponente coastline to visit the town of San Remo. Then, head east of Genoa to rugged Riviera di Levante, where mountains stretch down to meet the sea. The area was once notoriously hard to access, with some villages only accessible by boat. Your tour takes the hassle out of finding the best way around with all your transport worked out for you. Visit fishing-villages-turned-chic-resorts such as Portovenere, Rapallo, Portofino and Santa Margherita Ligure, and explore the charming villages that cling to the cliffs in the UNESCO-listed Cinque Terre. Please note: The listed price does not include a city tax, payable at the time of hotel check-in. The tax is required by the hotels and is not within our control. Hotels are subject to availability at time of booking. In the rare event that the mentioned hotel is unavailable, you will be accommodated in another centrally located hotel of the same star rating. During Salone Nautico Boat Show Event that takes place in October (dates are not confirmed yet) overnight will be in the East Riviera of Rapallo or Santa Margherita Ligure instead of Genova

$51.55 Water Sports

SUP Tour to Portofino

Meet your guide in Niasca, a sandy beach nestled in the vegetation of the Mediterranean Sea, next to Paraggi Bay, famous for its crystal clear blue water. Get settled, leave your belongings safely in the outdoor sports center and start the tour with your local guide. A briefing on safety procedures and information about the Park will prepare yourself for the tour. No experience required.Gliding into Niasca’s bay, the extraordinary panorama of the gulf of Paraggi will immediately seduce you. The bay, forbidden to boat traffic is ideal to take confidence with the paddle board and start the first part of your tour: a 45 minutes paddle boarding lesson!Getting confident with the board, you will then be ready to start the tour which will take you exploring Portofino’s unique territory and hidden gems, sea and land, leaving space for possible sightseeing of sea mammals, birds and wild animals. Always guided by a local qualified guide and instructor, you’ll visit one of the most fascinating small harbors in the world by a unique perspective and in a totally sustainable way. Portofino’s Protected Marine Area is characterized by one of the most beautiful and unspoiled coasts in the world. The tour allows you to visit the most important ecological, wildlife and historical attractions of the territory: Paraggi’s ecosystem, Portofino’s lighthouse and harbor, Olivetta beach dominated by centuries-old maritime pines and the eighteen-century Church of San Giorgio.With your paddle board you will establish a real contact with nature and the environment.The activity lasts one hour and a half (45 minutes lesson + 45 minutes tour) always guided by your local guide, happy to share with you tips and knowledge on paddle boarding and local history and culture.

$59.57 Water Sports

2-Hour Portofino Sunset Kayaking and Wine Tasting Tour

Meet your guide in Niasca, a sandy beach nestled in the vegetation of the Mediterranean Sea, next to Paraggi Bay, famous for its crystal clear blue water. Get settled, leave your belongings safely in the outdoor sports center and start the tour with your kayak and environmental guide. A briefing on safety procedures and information about the Park will prepare yourself for the paddle. Choose your single or double kayakand set off with your guide on the beautiful blue waters. All skill levels can be accommodated, regardless of whether you’re a beginner or experienced paddler. Glide into Portofino’s Protected Marine Area, one of the most beautiful coasts in the world, admiring its caverns and hidden creeks. The tour allows you to visit the most important ecological, wildlife and historical attractions, like Paraggi’s ecosystem, Portofino’s lighthouse and village andthe eighteen-century Church of San Giorgio. You will then return to the original departure point: enjoying your view over Paraggi Bay, you will be served Ligurian food tasting and local organic wine, especially selected by ‘Triple A’ brand - Agricoltori, Artigiani, Artisti (Agriculture, Artisan, Artist) - internationally known for supplying wines that respect genuine organic production methods. During all the time of the tour, your local guide is available to share any curiosity on territorial and cultural traditions and environmental knowledge. The tour runs from June to September.

$5.80 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Castello Brown - Portofino

Il castello è circondato da un giardino mediterraneo ricco di fiori, roseti e pergolati. Entrati nel castello si possono osservare numerosi bassorilievi e arredi architettonici in marmo o in ardesia.  Nella prima sala vi sono alcuni mobili originali, arredi architettonici e una parete con finestre in stile gotico. Da qui si accede al terrazzo dove un tempo erano alloggiate le artiglieri. Il console Brown, da cui prende il nome il castello , trasformò questa area in uno splendido giardino.Per salire al piano superiore si attraversa una scala ricoperta da “laggioni”: l’uso delle maioliche per rivestire le pareti era molto diffuso in Liguria, deriva dallo stile proveniente dalle aree del Mediterraneo e dal mondo arabo. Nella scala del Castello è posta una maiolica raffigurante un presente, copia della Adorazione dei Magi attribuita a Gagini (secolo XV), l’originale si trova a Genova in Via Orefici 47r.  Nel vano scale è possibile ammirare una copertura medievale in legno a cassettoni dipinte con immagini di santi, martiri e regnanti. La sala al primo piano è coperta da volte a crociera di tipo lombardo. Al centro della sala campeggia un grande trittico e sulla destra una stufa in maiolica. La sala circolare della torre è stata profondamente ristrutturata.

$95.08 Outdoor Activities

Stand Up Paddleboarding Adventure in Portofino

An ideal experience for those who already have some knowledge of the paddle board and want to experience an adventure between breathtaking landscapes and unspoiled nature. From Paraggi to Portofino to the Lighthouse and beyond: the elevated position perpendicular to the water gives you an incredible perspective both above and below the sea. During the tour, take a break to snorkel in the protected marine area or for a short trek to the Lighthouse for a drink!Reach the Lighthouse, the church of San Giorgio, the Olivetta beach, Portofino and the Castle of Paraggi, from the sea! Add a pinch of adventure: for whom wishes, cliff diving opportunity!Tour available all year round: discover the charm that each season offers.

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