Portofino Things to Do

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  • 1. Castello Brown

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    Castle Brown was built on Roman foundations. Around 1000 it was donated to the Benedictine monks of S. Fruttuoso and was subsequently handed over to the consuls of Rapallo and in the 15th century to...

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  • 2. Chiesa di S.Giorgio

    Climbing up at least to San Giorgio is a must. The church itself is great although it is not as richly decorated as many other , less famous churches in Liguria. And just in front of the church you...

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  • 3. Aspects of Portofino Marina

    Take some time to study the marina and its surrounds. It is not just a parking station for boats, it is a lifestyle.Always activity, always something different,...

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  • 4. Church St. Martino

    This church is very close to the Portofino marina, just walk towards the restaurant area and you will see the church as it stands out against the skyline.Well...

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  • 5. Magnificent Yachts

    For those of you who enjoy looking at luxury yachts and power boats Portofino will be a real pleasure to visit.I recommend you ask your hotel whether they know...

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  • 6. Walk The Marina Waterfont

    The Marina and waterfront are the heart of Portofino, in fact the town is built around this waterfront, restaurants, tourist shops, ferry terminal, and the...

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  • 7. Inside Church St. Martino

    In Italy you will often find a church is closed during the day. I thought so in Portofino until I sighted someone leaving through the front door.Quickly inside...

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  • 8. Villas, Mansions & Gardens - Portofino Hillside

    The landscape of Portofino, particularly the hillside has many magnificent villas, many of which can only be seen from the water.My walk along the hillside...

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  • 9. Hillside Walk

    I took this beautiful hillside walk whilst my wife was shopping. The pathway wove itself around the hillside with magnificent villas above and below the...

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  • 10. Portofino District Map

    This map will assist you in organising your activity when visiting Portofino. The district is flat around the marina area , but as the port is surrounded by...

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  • 11. Chiesa di San Martino

    The church of San Martino is the 12th century construction which dominates the whole central part of Portofino. It has both religious and archaeological...

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  • 12. Oratorio di Santa Maria Assunta

    The 14th century oratory of the confraternity of Our Lady of the Assumption has big importance in religious - architectural past of Portofino. The most...

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  • 13. Chiesa di San Martino

    Situated in the heart of Portofino, la Chiesa di San Martino is one of two churches in town. It was built in the 12th century in an unmistakable Lombard...

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  • 14. Oratorio di Nostra Signora Assunta

    Oratorio di Nostra Signora Assunta is a tiny chapel dedicated to the Assumption of Mary. The simple chapel, with a hint of Gothic architecture, was built in the...

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  • 15. Architecture

    Portofino's typical architectural style adds to the beauty of the town. Most of the buildings are painted in bright colours, including red ochre, green and...

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  • 16. The Harbour

    The narrow harbour of Portofino is the reason the town exists in the first place. Named Portus Delphini, i.e. the Port of the Dolphins, by the Romans, this...

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  • 17. regional park and hiking paths

    There are a number of good hiking trails both along the coast and on inland routes, many offering spectacular views. The northern part of the park is wooded...

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  • 18. The Port of Portofino

    A lot of visitors arrive in Portofino by cruise ship. Since the port is too small to have larger ships dock here the tender service will bring guests ashore,...

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  • 19. The town centre

    Portofino is a small town, and an advantage that no cars are allowed into the centre. From the Piazetta one can move up the hill towards the post office and car...

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  • 20. The Piazzetta

    The famous “Piazzetta”, surrounded by small Italian style houses, right next to the harbour of Portofino. To this day, sailors still pull their boats out of the...

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  • 21. What a small but beautiful place

    Went here for a short day-trip in off-season -- many shops were shut down (but thats a fair trade-off for not being crowded-in by too many tourist). Glad we...

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  • 22. a villa to rent in Portofino

    Dear friends, I've been to Portofino for Christmas and I rented a beautiful converted farmhouse directly from the owner.I found it on the internet and I...

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  • 23. Hickings and explorings

    Unless you like to shop , sit at a cafe people watchings,or take a boat ride, hickings is the best way to explore this town.From the harbor, it is a good climb...

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  • 24. Enjoying Portofino

    The best tip I can give for Portofino is "use your legs". Just walk around and enjoy the beautiful sights. Don't be lazy, there is more than the hrabour. Go to...

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  • 25. Santa Margherita Ligure

    This popular seaside resort with palm trees and cafés is situated on the Gulf of Tigullio. The resort contains many old buildings including the Villa Durazzo, a...

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