'Hotel Portofino' Will Transport You to the Italian Riviera This Summer — Without Leaving Your Couch

Jun 06, 2022 839

BY: Dobrina Zhekova

The appeal of lavish period dramas that depict life in a bygone era is undeniable. But characters, opulent costumes, and plot twists aside, this particular genre is a crowd pleaser because it offers the perfect type of escapism by inspiring wanderlust. And this is exactly the case with the new PBS series Hotel Portofino, which premieres on June 19.

As its name suggests, the six-episode period piece takes place in a fictional hotel in the coastal town of Portofino on the Italian Riviera. The plotline follows the lives of the Ainsworth family that has relocated from Britain to open an upscale hotel on the Italian coastline during the 1920s in search of a new beginning. Of course, romance, glamour, and mystery ensue.

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SOURCE: https://www.travelandleisure.com

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