i spent a whole week in lake como - i agree - one of the most beautiful places i've seen. This is one of my most favorite place I've ever been - if you go to Italy - you MUST go here - but Venice first, here, then Tuscany:)
Portofino, Italy, is an Italian fishing village, and upmarket resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity visitors. It is a comune located in the province of Genoa on the Italian Riviera.
'Village on the Sea,' Vernazza, Italy. A town in the province of La Spezia, Liguria, NW Italy. One of the 5 towns that make up the Cinque Terre region. The Cinque Terre Nat'l Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (The Italian Riviera)