Live and explore Gulf of Tigullio

To the discovery of Tigullio - useful guide, information and main attractions in the cities of Rapallo, Santa Margherita Ligure, Portofino, Chiavari, Sestri Levante and Camogli

The Gulf of Tigullio is a little corner of heaven. It’s appreciated for short distances that separate it from main cities of Lombardy, Piedmont, Emilia Romagna, Tuscany and Switzerland. It’s able to offer breathtaking panorama, a fairy-tail sea and opportunities of relax and entertainment. Do you want to discover what to do and where to go during your holiday in Tigullio? We have realized a guide, city by city, to show to you main attractions, activities for free time, events and dozen of contacts for a pleasant holiday.

Main cities in Gulf of Tigullio and Paradiso

Guida turistica Rapallo cosa fare e dove andare


In the heart of Tigullio, Rapallo is a city that gives to tourists and residents several opportunities of entertainment and relax in every moment of the year. Read the guide

Guida turistica Santa Margherita Ligure cosa fare e dove andare

S.Margherita Ligure

As a jewel set between Rapallo and Portofino, “Santa” is one of the cities of Tigullio dedicated to entertainment and to nightlife, but at the same time it’s marked by style and elegance. Read the guide

Guida turistica Portofino cosa fare e dove andare


The famous Vip village has no need of presentation. With unique glimpses, between sea and uncontaminated nature, Portofino represents with elegance the charm of Ligurian landscape. Read the guide

Guida turistica Zoagli cosa fare e dove andare


The atmosphere is that of a small fishing village, but it is able to offer every comfort to guests, with excellent restaurants and clear water. Read the guide

Guida turistica Chiavari cosa fare e dove andare


In Tigullio, Chiavari is the city of portici and shopping par excellence, but it offers also beaches and places to satisfy every tastes. Read the guide

Tourist guide on what to do and where to go in Sestri Levante

Sestri Levante

The “bimare” offers fairy-tale panorama. From the evocative Baia del Silenzio (Bay of Silence) to S.Anna beaches, the sea is for everybody. Incoming guide

Tourist guide on what to do and where to go in Camogli


It’s the jewel of Gulf Paradiso, with multicoloured façades that are reflected in a crystal clear sea beyond the Promontory. Incoming guide

Unmissable destinations close to Golfo del Tigullio

Gulf of Tigullio offers several cities that deserve a visit. Discover details and information about main cities such as timeless Rapallo, Santa Margherita Ligure or the famous Portofino, the evocative Camogli, with the breathtaking houses perched over the sea, or the east seaside resorts: from Zoagli to Chiavari or Sestri Levante, which is famous for the Bay of Silence.

San Fruttuoso

Ancient Benedictine monastery, dating back to 1000, was used as a pirate base and then as a fishing village. A true oasis which is located between the sea and the greenery of Mount Portofino.

Parco di Portofino

Since 1935 Parco di Portofino, with 80Km of paths, protects flora, fauna and the beauty of the territory of Tigullio offering memorable experiences to its visitors.

Acquario Genova

The Acquario di Genova, which is made rich by the interior department “Giardino tropicale – Un battito d’ali”, is the biggest exposition of aquatic biodiversity in Europe. An unique destination, not to be missed.

Santuario cetacei

The boat trip in the heart of “Santuario dei cetacei” is perfect for people of all ages. The aim: search and observation of 8 species of sea mammals that populate the marine area.