Rapallo is a resort located on the eastern Riviera. It’s near Portofino, but far less crowded, and buses, trains and ferries make it easy and enjoyable to explore nearby resorts while making romantic Rapallo your base. Or you can hike between the various Riverian resorts for the sheer joy of it. Rapallo exudes old-fashioned charm that will make you want to stay a long time.
The promenade along the coast to the harbor has delightful seafood restaurants and is a great place for people-watching. At the end of the promenade, a medieval castle meant as a lookout against pirates juts into the bay. Not to be missed is the eight-minute cable car ride up to the 16 th century Sanctuary of Montallegro, a church with a scenic vista of the coastline. Convenient hiking trails let you explore the Sanctuary. Located in a former convent, the Gaffoglio Museum has a collection of ivory, jewelry, china and paintings dating to the 14 th century. The Museo del Merletto has1,400 different lace items dating from the 16 th century.
Strolling the Riviera is like living in a beautiful painting. Your Rapallo photographer can bring this exceptional beauty to life.