We discovered Rapallo while looking for an affordable place to stay near Portofino. If you recall from my previous post, Portofino hotels can take quite a chunk out of your travel budget. Rapallo seemed to be the most affordable solution for us. Only a 20 minute scenic drive North of Portofino this is where we decided to rest our heads. Who knew that we would ultimately enjoy this bustling town with its unique port, Castello on the water, and eclectic old town.