Join this extraordinary private tour of Santa Margherita in combination with an opportunity to snorkel in the clear waters of the Italian Riviera at Portofino.
Make your memories an unforgettable one by joining our private walking tour in the picturesque village of Santa Margherita Ligure and an exclusive snorkeling tour to the Portofino's Marine Protected Area.
We will begin our walking tour in the heart of the picturesque village of Santa Margherita Ligure, which was once called the "salotto" of the entire Gulf Tigullio, buildings colorfully painted in bright colors, the troump d'oeil painted palaces and charming villas surrounded by elegant gardens and parks. A classy beautiful resort town, Santa Margherita is popular amongst the well to do Italians. Sites such as the Castello di San Giorgio, Basilica of St. Margaret of Antiochia and the amazing Villa Durazzo complex are the main highlights of this walking tour.
From Santa Margherita, you'll reach Portofino with a panoramic trip on a public boat (weather and sea conditions permitting; otherwise you'll take the public bus). Portofino is a small fishing village which is now the center of élite tourism. The high class and world famous vacation resorts' overlooking the picturesque harbour was brought to the world's stage by famous celebrities and artistic visitors. The clear inviting water, the brightly coloured buildings, the dense Mediterranean vegetation on hills is one of the many features that highlight the beauty of Portofino. You'll catch sightings of the 14th century Castello Brown, Church of St. Martin and St. George that sites perching on the cliffs and the Gothic styled Oratory of Satan Maria Assunta.
The day continues with a snorkeling tour. The environmental guide will lead you underwater to search for the rich treasures of Portofino's flora and various tropical fish in the Marine Protected Area. We will discover the types of fish that keep the marine plants alive and the fish that you may have for dinner!
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We suggest you wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.