Exploring Golfo Paradiso

Our Camogli Travel Guide, is here to help you find :

What is the attraction of the town ?

Camogli is a small fishing village tucked away to the west of Portofino promontory between Portofino and Recco and is such a pleasant surprise to discover on the Ligurian Riviera.

Its name is often quoted as having a double meaning. One translates as “houses close together” and describes perfectly the many rows of tall, closely tucked together colourful tower-houses. The other meaning is “houses of wives” and refers to the fishermen’s wives, who traditionally spent their time at home while their husbands were out at sea.

Camogli, Tigullio Gulf

We consider this place one of the best towns to experience the beauty of the typical Ligurian tower-houses - walking around town makes you feel like an ant navigating around an enchanting labyrinth while your eyes feast on a warm range of orange and yellow hues.

With the years the town’s beauty is being discovered by more and more tourists and the town is becoming an increasingly popular destination, especially during the summer months when its population of 7,000 almost doubles in size. The town though does not feel over-crowded, just pleasantly bustling with summer fun...

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What is the Weather Like ?

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Interactive Map of the Area

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Using the Map ...

  • The arrows move you up, down, left and right (or grab the screen and pull in any direction)

  • The + and - to zoom you in and out

  • The "Map" button shows the village in map illustration form

  • The "Satellite" button shows the area in satellite images (zoom in for detail!)

  • The "Terrain" button shows an artistic rendering of the terrain that covers the town (zoom out to use this feature)

You can zoom in and out, finding the best scale and then print it to .pdf and bring it along on vacation! You definitely won't find a more detailed, up to date map online or on vacation.

Camogli Guide

Thank you for visiting our guide… we look forward to welcoming you to Liguria and hope you will love it as much as we do ! Signiture

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