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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
 
Portofino Coast Scooter Day-Tour
"Meet your guide at 9.45 and get your scooter (you need to have driving experience to join this tour) and immediately leave for Portofino where we arrive there after a 10 minutes drive. Park the scooter and discover this unique corner of the world that se actresses pop stars and royals spending few days enjoying the quiet and charm of the area. Go back to the scooter and drive along the same road to Santa Margherita Rapallo and Montallegro for a total of 15 km up to 600 meters above sea level where the view is stunning. Park the scooter and walk to one of the Holiest Chuches in the Region; it is here that the Virgin Mary appeared to a girl. The Church is great you will see 'ex voto' (sacred images icons) that miraculous survivors sent here from all over the world icons from Mexico earthquake
From EUR150.00

More Things to Do in Portofino

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, could be the sun from a different...
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Jul 24, 2014

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 worth visiting and when finished you can...
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Jul 24, 2014

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 of any service available to take a day...
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Jul 22, 2014

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 highlight being the huge and expensive motor...
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Jul 22, 2014

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 I had the church to myself. Very nicely...
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Mikebb
Jul 21, 2014

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 pathway was most rewarding and gave me a...
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Jul 21, 2014
 
 
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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 pathway.An ideal way to capture a birds eye...
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Jul 21, 2014

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 hills be prepared to climb steps if you...
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Jul 20, 2014

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 importance in the history of the place. The...
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May 17, 2012

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 noteworth features of the oratory are two huge...
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May 17, 2012

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 Romanesque (romanico lombardo) style. The...
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MM212
Mar 09, 2010

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 14th century. It is located in the...
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Mar 09, 2010

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 yellow, and accentuated with decorative...
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Mar 09, 2010

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 harbour gave the town its name. Although it...
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Mar 09, 2010

Top Hotels in Portofino

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16 Viale Baratta, Main Hotel, Portofino, Italian Riviera, 16034, Italy
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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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"Portofino - a scenic place in Liguria !!"
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"Portofino - Jewel of the Italian Riviera"
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