THINGS TO DO IN RAPALLO
Staying at the Hotel Mirò in Rapallo will allow you to walk to the most popular destinations in the Tigullio Gulf: Portofino, Paraggi, Santa Margherita Ligure, Montallegro
Just 100 meters from the Mirò hotel it is possible to board modern ferries that make a permanent route to Santa Margherita Ligure, San Fruttuoso, Portofino, Camogli, Sestri Levante and the Cinque Terre
Rapallo offers its guests some truly special attractions that deserve a visit including the medieval Castle, the promenade that has recently been connected to Santa Margherita Ligure and Portofino by the longest Red Carpet in the world. the Casale park with its historic villas, the 18-hole golf course, the abbey of Valle Christi, the Sanctuary of Montallegro
The central location in the Tigullio Gulf allows guests of the Mirò hotel to easily reach the villages of Zoagli, Chiavari, Sestri Levante by car or public transport, or those to the west including Santa Margherita Ligure, Portofino, Camogli, Nervi and even reach the little more than 20 minutes of the Genova motorway and all its attractions, first of all the aquarium, the Porto Antico and its alleys
Portofino is a famous and prestigious tourist resort, located at the south-eastern end of the promontory of the same name, collected in a well-sheltered inlet between the peninsula that closes the Gulf of Tigullio and the Carega peak in the west, reaching into the sea south of the bay of Paraggi.
Portofino overlooks the small port always crowded with various boats and is surrounded by thick vegetation consisting of olive trees, holm oaks, pines and cypresses on the surrounding slopes. The living area that overlooks the small bay with an unbroken and impressive number of houses painted in bright colors, still retains the charming small Ligurian fishing village characteristics. The vast promontory of Portofino fits over the Ligurian coast, and allows hikers to go trekking in the many well-marked trails.
5 small villages to be discovered, reaching them is easy using the train or a boat and they are an absolutely unmissable destination for tourists who from all over the world crowd the streets of the villages and the coastal paths overlooking the sea:
MONTEROSSO AL MARE – VERNAZZA – CORNIGLIA – MANAROLA – RIOMAGGIORE
The Genoa Aquarium is the largest Italian aquarium, first in Europe by animal species, third in Europe by surface, after that of Moscow, Russia and that of Valencia, Spain and the ninth in the world. The visit is also absolutely recommended to visit the breathtaking location of the Old Port of Genoa, full of attractions and things to see, including the Galata del Mare museum with a visit to the submarine of the Navy.