Camogli is a beautifully alluring vacation spot along the Italian Riviera. It is located just a few miles up the coast from Portofino and vacationing there provides very easy access to not only Portofino, but also Genoa and Santa Margherita Ligure.
Camogli Italy travel is popular because you can enjoy the charming, pastel harbors of the Italian Riviera without all of the tourist traffic, even during the peak months. Granted, the busiest time of the year for tourist travel is the summer, just as with Portofino. People travel to this quaint fishing village, which, although it offers a range of luxurious accommodations, is slightly more laid back (and certainly smaller) than Portofino and Santa Margherita Ligure. Besides a nice selection of boutique and luxury hotels, you will also find a range of Camogli vacation rentals from which to choose, many of which are located right along the breathtaking waterfront, complete with a pristine beach and small harbor.
One of the great things about visiting this part of Italy is that you put yourself within easy striking distance of many more popular destinations. It would not at all be going too far out of the way to visit Genoa (less than fifteen miles) and other majorly popular destinations are also reachable within a couple hours. These include Milan, Pisa, Nice France, and more.
If you are planning travel to Camogli, you can rest assured that you will find plenty of transportation options, not only to get you around town, but also to points of interest in the region. There is a ferry and train system that runs like a well-oiled machine between many of these ports on the Mediterranean. Hiking and boating are both hugely popular and there is a trail that goes all the way from Camogli to Portofino to the south. Along your hike you will see the towering pine trees, rocky outcroppings, and Mediterranean flora that highlight the natural experience along the coast. Other outdoor activities that people enjoy as a part of their Camogli Italy travel include scuba and snorkeling, boating, and biking.
No trip to Camogli would be complete without exploring the beach and the waterfront promenade, where you will find a host of restaurants, accommodations, cafes, galleries, and bars. There is a carousel for the kids near the promenade, and Camogli also features an old town area where you can find interesting items and works of art, many of which are made by local artisans. There is a relaxed feel as you look out on the Mediterranean with a drink in hand and take in the good life on your vacation in Italy.
The food is fantastic in Camogli as well. You will enjoy traditional Ligurian flavors in innovative, Mediterranean-inspired dishes. Seafood is ubiquitous, as is the amazing wine that comes from nearby fertile growing areas like the Cinque Terre to the south of Portofino.
The guest accommodations here include everything from Camogli vacation rentals to luxurious boutique hotels that offer spa services fine dining, access to a private beach, and much more. No matter what time of year you plan to travel to Italy, be sure to make your arrangements as far in advance as possible to get the exact place or type of place you desire, as well as good rates on a room or rental.