Carlo Riva Harbour is in Rapallo, in the heart of the ‘Italian Riviera’.
Perched on the hills, or overlooking the sea, the historical centres of Liguria offer in every season a unique experience, a mild and temperate climate that will allow you to discover a vacation at any time of the year. It’s a unique and extraordinary, typically Mediterranean, context characterized by small towns and Ligurian coastal towns, where the colours of the painted houses are combined with the blue sea and the green vegetation.
From Sestri Levante to Portofino, Tigullio coast is rich in beach resorts.
Well equipped beaches, small and ravishing coves as Paraggi and San Fruttuoso, are ideal for long sea and sunbathing. Sports facilities and hotels of the highest standards increases the coast charm with its crystal clear seabed, enough to get for many beaches, the 5 star of the blue flag awarded by the Foundation for Environmental Education FEE for the quality and cleanliness of the sea, an increasing trend each year; the same award also in 2014 to International Leisure Harbour Carlo Riva..
Golf and Tennis Club Rapallo with an 18 hole golf course is able to offer a full schedule of events from February to October. The magic of nearby Portofino, it’s a beautiful and worldly place, blending na-ture and “the sweet life”, vip and personality to discover the traditions of the place.
The Portofino regional Park is spread over an area of about 18 km2 and its interior offers many trails ideal for hiking in contact with nature and unspoilt landscape.
The Cinque Terre (five Lands), five small villages nestled along the coast offer extraordinary background, colours and views. Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore, with nearby Portovenere, were declared World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1997.
The city of Genoa, a few miles from Rapallo, owns the largest historical centre of Europe and is filled with sixteenth century palaces, churches and fortifications.
The Ligurian gastronomic proposal is extremely diverse and will surprise you: combines meals prepared in balance between sea and mountains, light meals low in fat and rich in flavour.
A world to discover!