Winter in Portofino

It’s a true milanese tradition: on Friday night, you pack your bags and you leave the city at the speed of light, to escape the fog that grips the Milanese area, especially in the winter. Mountains or the seaside, it’s up to you. Personally, not being in love with the mountains, my destination of choice is always the sea: here some glimpse of Portofino, obviously much more quieter than in the summer but strolling around in a sunny afteroon, it’s enough to defeat all the winter blues. Portofino is easily reachable from Santa Margherita Ligure station (by train, 2 hours from Milan): you can take a bus (3 euros) or walking (4 kilometers of scenic road)

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Perched on the top of the Hill, Castle Brown
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San Giorgio Church, on the right

img_0140img_01442017-02-20-20-30-11I suggest you to sleep in Santa Margherita ( Portofino its  very cozy but small, so the vast majority of touristic activities will be closed until spring ) where you can easily find an accomodation and waking up the next morning with a view like this

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