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Castello Brown

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Address: Via alla Penisola 13a, Portofino, Italy
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Good walk through the trees and up to the castle, nice refreshments, excellent view.

5 euro per person and kids are ftree into the castle, gery good views from the castle and had a v refreshing cup of tea in the cafe at the Castle courtyard, with fine views and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

I have been to brown castle several times. In a brief scenario - beautiful hike but wear the correct shoes, only a small entrance fee to get into castle but not much in there, sights of portofino are beautiful. Because you are so high above portofino when visiting the castle, the hike is worth it for the photos of portofino.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

5 euro per person and kids are ftree into the castle, gery good views from the castle and had a v refreshing cup of tea in the cafe at the Castle courtyard, with fine views and under the shade from the sun. Even if you choose not to spend 5 euro to visit the castle itself the walk and views... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

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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