Portofino, Italy بورتوفينو

Portofino is an Italian fishing village and vacation resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. It is a commune located in the province of Genoa on the Italian Riviera. – Wikipedia
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Hotels:
  • Hotel Splendido فندق سبلنديدو
  • Eight Hotel Portofino فندق ايت (ثمانيه) بورتوفينو
Splendido

Splendido

My trip to Portofino was a day trip from Santa Margherita – so I stayed in Santa Margherita, went for the day to see the harbor, had lunch in Portofino, and went back at night.

Having said that, these are the things you could do if you’re staying in Portofino…

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Things to do:

  • Day tour or a day trip to/in Portofino and/or Santa Margherita
  • Portofino Taxi Boat
  • See the port of portofino
  • Check out Paraggi Beach
  • See Piazza Martiri dell’Olivett

To Eat:

  • Da Puny
  • Taverna Del Marinaio
  • La Cucina Di Nonna Nina

Yup, that’s pretty much it from my end!

Enjoy 🙂

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Milano, Italy

My trip to Milano was short and sweet. I stayed for three days only, so I’ll share with you a small itinerary of things you could do in 3 days..

 

Sleep.

  •  Armani Hotel Milano
  • Park Hyatt Milano
  • Hotel Principe Di Savoia
  • Palazzo Parigi Hotel & Grand Spa Milano
  • Hotel Magna Pars
  • Melia Milano

 

Things to do.

The thing I did most in Milano is shopping! Haha, their shopping is just beautiful. OK, shopping aside, this is what you could do:

  •  Duomo – go to the top and check out the view

  •  Museo del Novecento

  • Milan Walking Tour
  • The Last Supper

  • La Scala Opera
  • Citta Nascosta Milano
  • Cinque Terre day trip from Milan
  • Via Monte Napoleone

  • Castello Sforzesco
  • Lake Garda and Desenzano del Garda Tour by Train from Milan

  • Other Milan Private Tours

  • Milan Segway Tour
  • Milan Biking Tours
  • Verona tour from Milan
  • Milan City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

  • Shopping:
    • Peck
    • Via Della Spiga
    • La Rinascente
    • Corso Como
    • Borsalino
    • Via Manzoni
    • Via Sant’Andrea
    • Via Montenapoleone
    • Corso di Porta Ticinese

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Food.

  •  Armani/ Nobu (Japanese with a Latin twist)
  • IL LUOGO DI AIMO E NADIA (Traditional Tuscan)
  • Giacomo (Seafood)
  • IL TEATRO At Four Seasons (Italian)
  • Sadler (Modern Italian)
  • Ribot (All meat)
  • Cracco (Michelen-star)
  • GIANNINO
  • PIAZZA REPUBBLICA

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Chin Chin,

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Tuscany, Italy توسكانا

Tuscany (Italian: Toscana, pronounced [tosˈkaːna]) is a region in central Italy.

If you are planning a trip around Tuscany, a car will be required. Some parts of Tuscany can be reached with public transportation but many of the small villages waiting for you to be explored are not.

This is a an itinerary example of how you could do Tuscany, as I always recommend, try to customize the trip as whatever suits you and live your own experience 😉

هالمخطط هو مثال يساعدكم لتخطيط رحلتكم لتوسكانا في ايطاليا, لكن ومثل كل مره أنصح البحث عن الوجهات وتغيير هالمخطط على حسب اهتماماتكم

Arrival city: Florence

Florence

If you plan on staying in Florence, check out our Florence post here to get some ideas. You do not need a car while in Florence, as everything is walking distance, you could rent a car on your last day in Florence.

Pisa

After Florence, your next stop could be Pisa in the morning to explore the famous Piazza dei Miracoli, where you’ll be able to finally admire the famous Leaning Tower up close.

 

Lucca

Lucca

Lucca is very easy to reach both by car as well as train from both Pisa and Florence.

Lucca is also home to several annual events and manifestations that always attract people from everywhere, such as the Summer Festival. Concerts by internationally renowned artists enliven different locations of the city usually on July, while another renowned event, Lucca Comics & Games, usually takes place in late October/early November.

Siena

“A Step back to Medieval Tuscany”. The city is easy to reach and is suitable for a day trip

 

And since you’re around.. it is worth checking out:

Portofino

I stayed at Santa Margherita and went to portofino for the day and to have lunch, then took off to our next destination.

Cinque Terre

I absolutely loved and recommend Cinque Terre. However, for Cinque Terre, you must identify whether you wanna see the 5 Terre’s or only the recommended ones. Checkout our Cineuq Terre post here.

For more details and to have a different mix of this trip, feel free to contact us on info@hello965.com

 

Ciao!

Rome, Italy

Sleep.

  • Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese

  • Suite Sistina

  • Residenza Al Saraceno (Luxury Apartments, excellent location)
  • The Inn at the Spanish Steps
  • Hotel de Russie
  • Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
  • Rose Garden Palace
  • Inn at the Spanish Steps
  • Hotel D’Inghilterra
  • Stendhal Hotel Rome

  • Palazzo Navona Hotel
  • J.K. Place Roma
  • Palazzo Montemartini
  • Rome Times Hotel

Things to do.

  • The Coliseum
  • The Vatican (Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica)
  • The Pantheon
  • Roman Forum
  • Trevi Fountain
  • Piazza Navona
  • Spanish Steps (Piazza di Spagna)
  • Campo de’Fiori (nice at night too!)
  • Villa Borghese (Beautiful park with a cute pond and nice random things around..)
  • Trastevere (the area) to walk around and eat
  • Piazza del Popolo
  • Tours like: Segway Tour, Bike Tour
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iPhone Apps of Rome:
– Rome Guide
– Ulmon
– Lonely Planet
– Rome2Go
– When in Rome
– Rome walking tours and maps
– Rome bus guide
– Rome Metro
Food.
Honestly, in Rome, I sat in random restaurants and all of them were great!!! Here are some:
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– IL PAGLIACCIO (2 Michelen stars)

 

– Pizza at Pizza Navona

– High-end gourmet: Baby

 

- Aroma

– Aroma

 

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– Tuna

 

- GLASS HOSTARIA

                      – GLASS HOSTARIA

–  Flavio al Velavevodetto  (AMAZING PASTA)

– Maccheroni

“They say people live two lives.. One is the current, and second is what they wish they would be living..” I say It’s time to make your second, your first 😉

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