Things to do in Recco

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From Recco: Camogli to Portofino Park E-Bike Tour with Lunch

1. From Recco: Camogli to Portofino Park E-Bike Tour with Lunch

Ride along scenic roads offering views of the ocean on a guided e-bike trip from the town of Camogli to the world-famous Portofino. Discover incredible panoramic viewpoints of the gulf from the hills and explore picturesque villages with colorful homes, with a stop for lunch. Start your journey in Recco and head over to the neighboring Camogli, one of the most beautiful villages of the riviera. Walk through its characteristic narrow alleyways, then visit the beautiful Baroque church and the charming Castel Dragone for a cultural experience. Ride up along the road that links Camogli with the surrounding hills. From the churchyard, you'll admire striking views of the gulf below. Enter Portofino Park and keep riding uphill before stopping for a well-deserved lunch in a typical restaurant. After lunch, ride through small paths carved in the rocks, completely surrounded by nature, to fully immerse yourself in the Ligurian landscape. At the end of the path, reach the elegant resort of Portofino, where you'll climb up to the Church of St George. On the way back, follow the coastal road to Santa Margherita Ligure to visit the town. Depending on your schedule and energy by the end of the tour, you can opt to head back to Recco by train, or ride back into town.

Recco: Cooking Class with Market Visit and Sea Views

2. Recco: Cooking Class with Market Visit and Sea Views

Spend a delightful morning in the quiet seaside village of Recco. Take part in an immersive culinary experience with a local chef. Discover the quaint town, shop for fresh ingredients at the local market, cook a three-course meal as you gaze at the ocean, and taste your delicious creation. Meet your guide at the Recco train station for a quick walk through town before heading over to the market to buy the fresh ingredients needed for your cooking class. Experience the local lifestyle of a traditional Italian village and learn about the changes Liguria has seen throughout the years. After shopping, visit a typical Genoese house surrounded by lush vegetation. Step into the garden overlooking the ocean, where you'll cook some traditional dishes with a touch of modernity. Listen to the chef's instructions to create a delicious meal you can enjoy afterward. After lunch, rest and enjoy a digestive drink or have a swim in the ocean, taking advantage of the private access to the public beach. Here are the chef's recommended dishes to cook during your lesson: First course -Handmade fresh “gnocchetti” potato dumplings stuffed with prosciutto and seasoned with nutmeg, with white pepper and saffron sauce. or -Fresh handmade “trenette” noodles with shrimps, zucchini, and saffron Second course -Tuna slices with a pistachio crust and poppy seeds, served with grilled vegetables or -Sea bass or catch of the day in saffron and lemon sauce Dessert -Artisanal ice cream or pan dolce cake -Coffee or cappuccino -Homemade limoncino digestive or Sciacchetrà sweet wine

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