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Address: Via alla Penisola 13a, Portofino, Italy
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Great views.

The villa itself is very nice. Views of Portofino are excellent. Recommend to go in the morning to take pictures with the sun on your back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The villa itself is very nice. Views of Portofino are excellent. Recommend to go in the morning to take pictures with the sun on your back.

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Massapequa, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

You will get your exercise for the day climbing the winding path that leads you to the top and entrance to the castle. Once you have entered, the garden patio overlooks the Portofino Marina and it is just beautiful!

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Wintersingen / CH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The climb is steep from the Portifino marina, however it is worth it. The views are great from the castle and there is a nice walk down in a garden full of plants and flowers.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

It's a bit of a steep hike up from the harbour. There's really nothing worth seeing inside (note to owners, you could really do something with the space) but the garden and the views from it are well worth the climb and the entrance fee (5eur at time of writing).

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Thought that this would be a highlight tourist spot, but it is in desperate need of repair and hospitality. The only positive is the view. A great spot for a picture. It will cost you 5€ per person to get in though. Hours are 10am-7pm. Walk is steep.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

If you are in Portofino, then its worth going up hill to visit this castle. If I remember correctly, admission is 5 Euros. The view over looking of bay at Portofino is breath taking. It is beautiful. There is also a patio that you can enjoy tea while taking in the picturesque view of Portofino.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The views are worth the climb but don't waste your time going in the castle. It will take you about two minutes to go through the castle and a total waste of 5 euros. IMt is a tough climb up if you have bad knees but it is worth stopping along the way to take pictures

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Reached via either the path from the church of San Georgio or the steep steps up from the far end of the harbour. A fairly plain piece of architecture but with an interesting history and the most wonderful views looking back at Portofino. 10 Euros entry but I think it was free to walk around the parkland/gardens below. There are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We`d arrived in Potofino early and ahead of the crowds so we walked up the steep but manageable path to the castle before it was too busy. The views from the castle windows are amazing but with the help of the interpretation boards it`s even more amazing to imagine what it was like when the family lived there, entertained and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

It's not an overly steep walk to the Castello, but it takes a bit of effort on a sunny day. The castle itself isn't huge and doesn't take long to see all that has to offer, but the views from there are truly spectacular.

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Address: Via alla Penisola 13a, Portofino, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Portofino

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