Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 First-ish Trip To UK Itinerary Suggestions?
  2. 2 Swiss Alps in the Spring-Some Questions
  3. 3 Itinerary Tweaking
  4. 4 Lyon and Paris (and Provence vs Dijon?)
  5. 5 Road Trip From Frankfurt
  6. 6 Amalfi Coast help
  7. 7 days and times when museums and suchlike close
  8. 8 Life on the Farm Draws Some French
  9. 9 kimhe or others - flamenco rec in Sevilla?
  10. 10 family holiday Rome&Venice
  11. 11 Itinerary Help
  12. 12 Scandinavia in mid-March 2.5 weeks
  13. 13 House Hunting in France
  14. 14 Itinerary help for first trip to Greece
  15. 15 Help with Tuscany villa that is a walk to town/restaurants
  16. 16 Tuscany Day Trip Ideas?
  17. 17 Dolomites to Switzerland or Austria? Can't decide!
  18. 18 If you had to choose one......
  19. 19 Portugal--Lisbon, Douro, Porto
  20. 20 Portugal and Spain itinerary help!
  21. 21 Need help with itinerary & trains
  22. 22 Trip Report Ger's Trip to Rome & Bologna
  23. 23 Scotland better in July or Aug/Sept?
  24. 24 UK in July -- early planning stages
  25. 25 Portugal with large family
View next 25 » Back to the top

Help! Need alternative to PORTOVENERE in late-September!

Jump to last reply

Hi Everybody,

Our original plan was to drive from Bologna to Parma to PORTOVENERE in late September, and stay 2 nights in Portovenere because we love Liguria so much. Unfortunately, we're finding both parking and accommodations in Portovenere during this time to be very limited. The only options that are currently available are very pricey... unless we want to stay in a hostel with bunk beds!

So now I'm thinking that maybe I should change our strategy... and consider another Ligurian town (maybe one that is not as quite as Portovenere is in September).

Both FINALE LIGURE and NOLI look awesome. They would add another hour to our drive... but maybe it's worth it? We just love atmospheric towns by the sea... hopefully ones not inundated with cruise ships. (We've already been to Camogli, Cinque Terre and Levanto... loved them, but would prefer somewhere else.)

Also we love hiking nature trails and exploring castles.

People say that LERICI is a possibility...but not as charming as Portovenere.

Many thanks / grazie for any advice you can give!

3 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement