Golfo del Tigullio Italy with fine beaches and crystalline waters
The coastline of Golfo del Tigullio Italy stretches from Sestri Levante to Margherita Ligure with a succession of beach resorts, sports facilities and accommodation of the highest quality, in addition to the characteristics surrounding villages and the charm of the seabed with favorable currents ideal for sailing, surfing, horse riding and golf, in addition to shopping in the boutiques and trendy bars in the evenings.
Rapallo and Chiavari are famous worldwide for their beauty and for the artisan production of lace with a museum in Rapallo. The town of Zoagli still maintains the old tradition for the weaving of silk that is traded and exported all over the world.
Portofino is located in the western part of the Gulf of Tigullio in a bay at the foot of the headland, and the land is part of the Regional Natural Park of Portofino with other six towns in Liguria and to the Marine Reserve of Portofino. The Bay of Silence, located in Sestri Levante, is one of the most significant places of the Ligurian Riviera. There are several observation areas on the heights of the gulf as the Sanctuary of Montallegro which can also be reached by funicular located in Rapallo.
Traces of ancient civilization
The hinterland is characterized by a high historical value and natural beauty such as the Via dell’Ardesia with traces of ancient civilization or at Val Fontanabuona, which runs parallel to the coast, where the uniqueness and importance of the slate is evidenced in Eco-museum of Cicagna.