Voyage to a land full of old-world charm & stunning views
Santa Margherita is much more than your mother-in-law’s preferred brand of Pinot Grigio. This charming resort community is the perfect place to indulge in some well-deserved relaxation.
Nevertheless, you’ll still want to bring your walking shoes, since there’s a gorgeous walking district where you can see glamorous old hotels and dramatic forts overlooking the sea. Don’t miss Castello di Santa Margherita, a castle built in 1550 by the Republic of Genoa as a defense against pirate attacks. The main city square, Piazza Mazzini, is lined with colorful palaces just begging to be Instagrammed.
Speaking of picture-perfect places, Portofino is just a mere 3 ½ miles away, so it’s easy to walk, ferry, bus, or cab your way over to this playground of the rich and famous. Enjoy a little shopping (window or otherwise) at the stores and boutiques that line the piazza.
And no matter where you end up, make sure you find yourself seated at a waterfront café with both glass of wine and menu in hand, as you watch fishermen unload their catch—and your meal—of the day.Download An Explorer Guide +
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