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Why Go?

Five photogenic villages strung like pearls on a necklace along one of Italy's most spectacular coastlines

To walk along the famous Sentiero Azzurro path, and fuel up on spaghetti al pesto at the other end

Even if you don't have your own yacht, you can play at being a Hollywood star in chichi Portofino

What To Skip

July and August, when temperatures soar and even the footpaths are gridlocked

What For:

Active + Adventure, Food + Wine, Outdoors + Nature, Romantic

When To Go:

May, June, September, October


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