On board of a private boat, you will discover Portofino Gulf, and its naturally protected region from a different perspective, from the sea. Nestled between Camogli and Portofino, the picturesque town of San Fruttuoso is one of the most charming destinations in the region of Liguria.
Enjoy a breathtaking landscape
The regione of Liguria is a land rich in natural beauties, and it offers a wide variety of landscapes that harmoniously goes from the sea to the mountains. One of the major attractions of the Ligurian Coast, the wonderful village of Portofino is certainly one of the main attractions not to be missed in Northern Italy. Portofino is a tourist destination of great popularity due to its natural heritage but also for the elegant atmosphere and the chic shops that characterize the colorful streets of the city center. For those visiting the Liguria region, a stop in Portofino is a prerequisite. Get ready to be enchanted by nature and breathtaking views on the sea!
With this wonderful private boat tour you will discover Portofino Gulf and its natural protected area from a different perspective, from the sea. You'll explore the most secluded coves where you will have the possibility to swim in the clear blue water. You will admire the impressive cliffs and the untouched Mediterranean vegetation of this protected area.
Visit the Abbey of San Fruttuoso
Once you leave the Gulf of Portofino, nestled in the very center of the Regional Natural Park of Portofino, you will arrive in San Fruttuoso: this wonderful village offers spectacular natural wonders and wonderful landscapes, as well as historical treasures such as the ancient Abbey of San Fruttuoso, with its characteristic bell tower.
You will arrive by boat to the suggestive medieval abbey of San Fruttuoso, which can only be reached from the sea and is surrounded by lush vegetation. According to the legend to build the building were five Spanish monks fleeing from Terragona invaded by the Arabs. The monks, after a long and dangerous voyage, brought to this enchanted place the relics of the Bishop of the same name, Fruttuoso. The San Fruttuoso Bay is also known around the world for the Christ of the Abyss, a bronze statue set at about 15 meters above sea level and admired by snorkeling.
Discover the village of Camogli
On your Private Boat Tour in Portofino Gulf you will also reach Camogli, one of the most picturesque villages of the Italian Riviera with its row of tall, colorful houses and the cozy fishermen's harbor. Camogli is an exquisite borgo with a view on the Gulf of Paradise (on the Italian Riviera di Levante). A typical, romantic seaside village characterized by highly-stacked and vivaciously-painted houses, Camogli is part of a magnificent natural setting that has enchanted tourists the world over, for centuries.It is the calling for those wanting to enjoy a mix of relaxation, culture, seaside fun and great food.
After the wonderful tour of Camogli, before returning to the start point, you will have a gastronomic time, sip a glass of wine and taste the "focaccia" included in the aperitif before the end of this romantic tour in the Gulf of Portofino.
Other eXPeriences in Portofino Area
If you are interested in discovering the Portofino Area, have a look at the Private Tour of Santa Margherita Ligure and Hiking in Portofino Natural Park, the Private Walking Tour in Santa Margherita, Portofino and San Fruttuoso, departing from Santa Margherita, the Private Tour of the Portofino Gulf by boat from Lavagna, with lunch included and the Private tour and hiking in Portofino Natural Park, with lunch included.