Aquarium of Genoa


Visit the Aquarium of Genoa, one of the largest in Europe, and take part in an activity exclusively for guests of Belmond Hotel Splendido.

Feed the penguins, meet the dolphins or book a private Ligurian brunch in front of the shark or dolphin tank.

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Things to do in Portofino

Nature Walks

Join us for a gourmet tasting tour while strolling the hills around the hotel.

Sample oil from the olive groves. Stop for a picnic of freshly-baked focaccia, homemade lemonade and locally-grown produce accompanied by splendid views.

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Scuba Italy

Underwater Adventures

From beginners to experienced divers, explore the unforgettable Portofino Protected Marine Area with our Scuba Diving programme.

Photographers will love the Underwater Photography programme. An advanced course is run by professional underwater photographer and freelance journalist Adriano Penco.

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Genoa Walking Tours


Explore Genoa from a different perspective.

Go up to the rooftops and admire the panorama from up high. Back on the ground, an expert guide will take you to the secret corners of the city to visit ancient shops and lesser-known museums.

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Portofino Bike Tours

Bicycle Tours

Set off on a Portofino cycling tour through Liguria’s stunning landscapes, led by a professional guide.

We’ll help you create the perfect itinerary. Cycle up and over Mount Portofino, or race along beside the sea.

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Portofino Tours

Hidden Stores in Genoa

Discover the rarely seen boutiques and workshops of Genoa.

Relax in a historic barber shop, learn how soap is made and taste the best sweets in town.

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Romantic Getaways Italy

Sunset Cruise & Romantic Dinner

Celebrate your romance in an unforgettable way. Hop aboard the hotel’s private boat and head to beautiful San Fruttuoso Bay, only accessible by boat or footpath.

A secluded table for two awaits on the beach, where you will enjoy local specialities beneath the starry skies.

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Cinque Terre Tours

Cinque Terre

Our Cinque Terre tours take in the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of Italy’s most precious treasures.

Five picturesque villages—Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore—are linked by a coastal path that winds vineyards, white-sand beaches, and rocky seascapes.

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Portofino Kayak

Kayak along the Riviera

Explore the wonders of the Riviera aboard a kayak with our suggested itineraries.

Journey to Portofino’s lighthouse by night. Paddle to Olivetta, walking to the lighthouse for an aperitif. Or kayak along the coast and discover an authentic 18th century Ligurian mill, where you can enjoy a mouth-watering lunch.

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Fishing Italian Riviera


Experience a day in the life of a fisherman on the “Castel Dragone” boat. Enjoy breakfast on board, followed by a demonstration of local fishing techniques.

Dive into the waters of the famous “Blue Mile”, lunch on your catch, then head to the tiny Fishing Museum in Punta Chiappa.

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Cruise Holidays in Italy

Luxury Cruise

For the ultimate in seafaring comfort, embark on an adventure aboard a sleek motor yacht, complete with crew. Choose between:

A 62ft motor yacht (max 8 persons + 2 crew)
A 79ft motor yacht (max 10 persons + 2 crew)

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Italian Riviera Cruise

Sunset Cruise

Sip an apéritif in Portofino Bay as the sun goes down on a private cruise. Depart from Portofino at 5:30pm on a motor yacht. Enjoy canapés and a bottle of champagne on board, returning to port at around 7pm.

Maximum party of four, price on request.

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