We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Church of San Giorgio

Portofino, Italy
Improve this listing
Ranked #6 of 11 Attractions in Portofino
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
50 visitor photos
Write a Review

71 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    29
    33
    7
    2
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
24 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

The church is very bland, and in need of restoration. Not what you might expect in a very wealthy area.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oxford, England
Top Contributor
290 reviews 290 reviews
166 attraction reviews
232 helpful votes 232 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Wonderful views of the sea and harbour from the outisde courtyard. Very small and atmospheric church.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Farnham Common, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
227 reviews 227 reviews
95 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

A short uphill walk from the harbour, but well worth it. A small, simple, but peaceful church with spectacular views over the harbour on one side and the cliffs on the other.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Virginia
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
31 attraction reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The Church of San Giorgio is a lovely yellow Church that dates back to the 12th century. The Church was completely destroyed during WWII and was rebuilt in the original style in 1950. The views of Portofino from the Church are spectular - it's a great place for photos. The mosaic courtyard is amazing.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

The church itself is fine. But what is most important is the platform outside of the church. Anyone should make the hike up to visit the church because one can get a best view of Portofino by the gate of the church. I almost missed it since there was nothing mentioned anywhere in any guidebook, regarding this scenic panorama.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
59 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013 via mobile

The church itself was okay, it's the view back over the harbour that make the view worthwhile, even in the rain it is beautiful.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Don't miss this venue. Tells you about the past of this village, considered today a VIP place, where everything is expensive. Once this was a poor fishermen small village. The little harbour was the place where every night brave men were challenging an unpredictable sea to get some income to support their families.Today you can just try to imagine it... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Melbourne
Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
38 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

A simple walk from the village to this church from where you can take some great photos back overlooking Portofino.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
sao paulo
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

we loved the location, the rooms..the ambiance.. try restaurant Puny at the Piazza, and try the Pesto with tomato Spaguetti..a must..a 2 day stop

Was this review helpful? Yes
West Des Moines, Iowa
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

This is a really nice church that has an interesting history. I liked learning about the church and it's survival through WW2. I would take the trip up the hill to see this church!

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Church of San Giorgio also viewed

Portofino, Italian Riviera
Santa Margherita Ligure, Italian Riviera
 
Portofino, Italian Riviera
Portofino, Italian Riviera
 

Been to Church of San Giorgio? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Do you own or manage Church of San Giorgio?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing