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“Quaint town by the ocean” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Santa Margherita Ligure

Santa Margherita Ligure
Riviera di Levante, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
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$149*
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Genoa and Portofino Day Trip from Milan
Type: Resort Communities, Outdoors
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Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Quaint town by the ocean”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I loved the little streets, plenty of choices for food and the ability to catch the train to the Cinque Terre.

Visited October 2014
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 reviews 4 reviews
“Perfect embarkation point to Cinque terre, Portofino, Genova”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Very nice resort with aristocratic atmosphere and great sea-walk area overlooking the marina with boats and yachts. Perfect embarkation point for one day to Portofino, one in Cinque Terre and one in Genova. Geographically Santa Margherita is on the west coast and you expect to see Sunsets, yet my hotel was situated on the bay and I surprisingly enjoyed the Sunrise.

Visited November 2014
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Coconut Creek, Florida
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55 attraction reviews
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
“Perfect Italian Riviera Location at Lower Prices”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

On a lark, we took the ferry from Portofino for an afternoon visit. Life in this city seems to revolve around its two seaside squares. The Baroque church is it's most visited attraction located in a pedestrian only area where there are lots of restaurants and shopping. This would be a convenient, not so "chic", base for visiting the Cinque Terre which is easily accessable by train or boat. I would say it's a hidden gem.

Visited October 2014
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Chicago
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50 attraction reviews
Reviews in 83 cities Reviews in 83 cities
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
“Lovely seaside town makes great base for coast excursions”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Santa Margherita Ligure is a beautiful city centrally located on the Ligurian coastline with easy access to Portofino and the Cinque Terre by boat or train. Lovely restaurants and shopping and beautiful buildings featuring trompe l'oeil windows and more - a photographer's dream. I recommend it as the perfect place to stay as you explore the Ligurian coastline, the Italian Riviera and Cinqueterre.

Visited September 2014
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San Rafael, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Lovely”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a lovely city, but even more beautiful is the sea. Loved the ferry ride from here to Cinque Terra

Visited September 2014
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