33 days in Rapallo & Portofino Itinerary

33 days in Rapallo & Portofino Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italian Riviera trip planner

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Fly to Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport, Drive to Rapallo
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Rapallo
— 21 nights
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Portofino
— 8 nights
Drive to Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport, Fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport

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Rapallo

— 21 nights

Cultural Heart of the Italian Riviera

As the Italian Riviera's largest town, Rapallo is noted for its castle perched above the sea and the colorful buildings that lead down the hill to the south-facing bay.
Get out of town with these interesting Rapallo side-trips: Vernazza (Castello Doria, Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, &more), Riomaggiore (Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montenero, Art in Banchi, &more) and Monterosso al Mare (Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, Torre Aurora, &more). The adventure continues: visit Portovenere, enjoy the sand and surf at Baia del Silenzio, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Sanvitale di Fontanellato, and get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Manarola.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rapallo route planner.

Sydney, Australia to Rapallo is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Rapallo due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Portofino.

Things to do in Rapallo

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Portofino

— 8 nights
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portofino: Teatro Salvini (in Pieve di Teco), Bagni Costa d'Oro (in Marina di Andora) and Ameglia (La Marrana Arte Ambientale, Villa Romana di Bocca Magra, &more). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Castello Brown, head outdoors with Bagni Angela, cool off at Parco acquatico Le Caravelle, and enjoy the sea views from Faro di Portofino.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Portofino day trip tool.

Portofino is very close to Rapallo. June in Portofino sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 22°C at night. You will leave for home on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Portofino

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips