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Kayak Tour in Portofino
"Starting on the beach the guide describes the paddling technique and the basis of kayak. The course will continue into the water during the excursion. The kayak and environmental guide shows the excursion route and the variety of fish you could sight snorkeling. Departing fro you start paddling into Paraggi’s Bay forbidden to boat traffic in order to take confidence with the kayak. You then arrive at the historical harbor you may also reach the famous “piazzetta” of Portofino.Paddling along you reach the Olivetta
From EUR98.00
 
Sunset Eco Kayak Tour in Portofino's Marine Protected Area
"Starting on the beach the instructor shows the marine itinerary and points out the most interesting geo-naturalistic spots. The guide will also show the paddling technique and the basis of kayaking. The course will continue into the water during the marine trekking. S Niasca’s bay will be left behind while we reach the extraordinary panorama of Paraggi’s Gulf forbidden to boat traffic and ideal place where to take confidence with your kayak. Reach Portofino’s harbor where the curious ones may paddle through the traditional ligurian fisherman’s boats. Leaving behind any worries and with no rush we paddle until Olivetta a small beach dominated by centuries-old maritime pines. Here you will see a coast-line rich in caves and creeks inaccessible to any motor-boat
From EUR57.00
 
Entry Ticket to San Fruttuoso Abbey
"Having gone through various incarnations – a Benedictine monastery a pirates’ den a humble home of fisherfolk and then for centuries the property of the Princes of Doria – the Abbey of San Fruttuoso is today an utterly unique place where the work of Men has been pleasingly integrated with that of Nature. Set within the breathtaking bay that opens up between Camogli and Portofino the Abbey is a pearl dating from the 10th to the 13th centuries
From EUR6.00

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Portofino

Off The Beaten Path

Surrounding, San Fruttuoso di Camogli

San Fruttuoso di Camogli - you will be able to reach it by boat or you may walk there from Portofino ( 2 hours one way ) The church is of special beauty and it dates back to 1000 A.D. For lovely pics...
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San Giorgio

The interior of San Giorgio is nice , but not very special, in comparison with plenty of other churches in Liguria and Italy. The church was almost completely destroyed in WW II and was reconstructed...
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San Martino church

Unfortunately the church of San Martino ( just a few steps from the main square ) was locked when I wanted to see the interior. It is in fact usual at many places in Italy to lock the churches most of...
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castello Brown

Have a look from the terrace of the castle Brown towards the church San Giorgio : You will see, how small the peninsula gets at that place, between the bay and the open sea. And this lovely orchid in...
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The oratory

Down in the village of Portofino you will see a small oratory, where I saw this typical kind of cross, that I did see at many places on the Ligurian coast.There is this characteristic decoration of...
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Villas

Red coloured villa is definatelly my favorite house, it doesn't look big as other villas but is twice more charming. Its colour matching perfectly with the greenery all around the house. One day, if I...
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a walk by the sea

If you want to go for a nice walk, you can take the trail by the sea (unfortunately you’ll have cars driving nearby) and walk from Portofino to an area called Paraggi. There’s a lovely bay and beach...
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16 Viale Baratta, Main Hotel, Portofino, Italian Riviera, 16034, Italy
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Via Duca Degli Abruzzi 31, Portofino null
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Via Duca Degli Abruzzi 31 Portofino Ge
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Via Del Fondaco 11, Portofino, 16034, Italy
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Via Roma 8, Portofino, 16034, Italy
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Via Dritto, 18, Portofino, 16034, Italy
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Top Things to Do in Portofino

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Castello Brown

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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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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globetrott

"Portofino - a scenic place in Liguria !!"
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croisbeauty

"Portofino"
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MM212

"Portofino"
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MikeAtSea

"Portofino - Jewel of the Italian Riviera"
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"portufin"
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