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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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