Odenza Reviews Portofino, Italy

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One of the most popular resort towns on the Italian Riviera, little Portofino has just over 500 permanent residents. But that all changes on summer days when the sun is shining and the yachting set drops anchor in the harbor to wander about. Boutiques, art galleries, cafes and restaurants line the tiny streets. Diving, hiking and beach-going are popular local pastimes, and there are even some historic sights like the Church of St. Martin and the Castello Brown hilltop fortress.

Hopefully this review of Portofino, Italy will inspire you to take a trip soon!

Amalfi Coast, Italy

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The allure of the Amalfi Coast’s natural beauty has been drawing people to the region long before it had a name.

Its dramatic charm and idyllic weather enticed ancient Roman nobles to build their villas there, a real estate trend that, overtime, never faded. Today the mountains and sea cliffs are dotted with pastel confections of holiday homes and sumptuous villas, which have elevated the coastline to one of the most fabulous and unique destinations in the world.

Its fragile cultural landscape—churches, gardens, vineyards and towns—are divided into thirteen different municipalities, and were listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1997. Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello are the area’s top destinations, attracting thousands of jetsetters each year.

 

Bellagio, Lake Como, Italy

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Lake Como, Italy is known for its dramatic scenery, set against the foothills of the Alps. The lake is shaped like an upside-down Y, with three slender branches that meet at the resort town of Bellagio. At the bottom of the southwest branch lies the city of Como, home to Renaissance architecture and a funicular that travels up to the mountain town of Brunate.

Lipari, Sicily, Italy

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Lipari is the largest of the Aeolian Islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the northern coast of Sicily, southern Italy.

Nesso, Italy

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Stumbled upon this fantastic travel blog post about Nesso! Check it out: http://thesundaychapter.com/2015/10/nesso-the-most-charming-little-village-in-italy/