The resort town of Portofino, Italy, is known for its yacht-filled port and beautiful hiking. A favorite of Hollywood stars and European royalty since the 1950s, Portofino combines village charm (think pastel houses lining the harbor and scattering up into the hills) with upscale shopping, sightseeing, fine dining and other pursuits of the jet-setting crowd.
The tourist office at Via Roma 35 offers free trail maps for biking and hiking in Portofino's park, Parco Naturale Regionale di Portofino... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2013 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.