Portofino Ligurian Coast: Enjoy Dolce, Dolce Vita at the Italian Riviera pearl of beauty

Filed Under (Collection, Gaastra, Sailing, Travel) by Gaastra on 24-04-2012

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Portofino Italy, Ligurian Coast, Andi Buchner, GNU Free Documentation License, version 1.2

The rows of houses picturesquely paint the small but very mighty Portofino harbour in pastel colors as yellow, ochre and rose, harboured in the Golfo del Tigullio bay the clear blue water hugs the white luxury yachts and with Mediterranean lifestyle, Liguria holidaymakers relax highly fashionable in the former Italian fishing village: Portofino is located just 36 km east of city Genoa, the capital of Liguria, and belongs to the Riviera di Levante, the eastern part of the Italian Riviera stretching from Genoa to the Tuscany. Estimated by Italy luxury holidaymakers, yachtsmen and Liguria sailing enthusiasts, Portofino’s guest list is long: Here, Sophia Loren, Grace Kelly, Richard Burton, Frank Sinatra and many more enjoyed the Dolce dolce Vita in the ’50s and ’60s and till this today, the fishermen’s village is the meeting place for everybody who’s anybody. In may, three Italy sailing regattas at Portofino organized by the Yacht Club Italiano will be held: The Pirelli Regatta 2012, Portofino Rolex Trophy 2012 und Trofeo Siad Bombola d’Oro 2012 will make the Marina di Portofino (Webcam) shine even more brightly.

The Italian Riviera pearl of beauty is the perfect place to relax but also to discover the smiling landscape of the same-named Portofino peninsula with its natural preserve Portofino (Parco naturale regionale di Portofino). Above the jet set bay, the famous Castello Brown from the sixteenth century is enthroned – the most noted Portofino sight offers a beautiful panorama view of the bay. To be recommended as well, a Portofino boat trip to San Fruttuoso bay, romantic Camogli or Santa Margherita. Fashionable Riviera Looks you’ll find at Gaastra this season – discover the summerly-casual Portofino Classic Collection 2012 in peculiar pastel colours!