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Area Marina Protetta Portofino

Address: 16038 Portofino, Italy
Phone Number: 0185.289649
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Ranked #3 of 11 Attractions in Portofino
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Other, Water sports, Outdoors
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Other, Water sports, Outdoors

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142 reviews 142 reviews
78 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had a couple hours to see this magical little Italian town, a play ground for the rich and famous. It is hectic during the tourist season, but that does not stop you enjoying a walk around the town to look at the exclusive shops etc. The marina with the magnificent yachts is an experience not to miss. Well worth... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The view from the castle to the colorful village and it's lovely marina was astonished. It was one of our highlights of our 8 days tour in the French and Italy Riviera's.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

It is a very nice and elegant area to walk and relax. If you do not own a yacht, then you can only admire the beauties anchored in the Marina. Portofino is a exclusive place on Italian Rieviera, so the yachts are also luxurious. A walk in the Marina can be very relaxing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The port area is well worth a visit and gaze at the superyachts in the harbour !!!!! Be warned the shops are exclusive as are the bars and restaurants with prices to match !!!! Worth a treat though , you only live once !!!!

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Porto Alegre, RS
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I was here to four dives (the area protetta is not allowed to explore, but the adjacent semi protetta yes). It is a wonderfull place to be seeing from the see, small villages, castles, etc... Diving we can see some big fishes like Mero, Splender Gobies, Grupers, etc... visibility is good like 10 to 15 m and water T about... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

This must be the St Bart's of Italy. Drool over the yachts in the harbor, the beautiful people who get sick on them and fine jewellery in the stores. Take lots of pictures of the Castello Brown (but don't waste your time visiting except for the exercise of the climb), buy the t-shirt and have a birra or gelato on... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I have been here before and really liked this place with shops from high fashion brands. Of course the bars and restaurants also ask a lot of money for a simple lunch or glass of wine. So, be warned. This summer I really was disappointed about the other tourists. Really, even people walking in bikini or men without shirt were... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We visited the Portofino area several times, in different seasons. It is beautiful, for trekking, marine tours or just strolls in the nice marine villages. I suggest to not miss San Fruttuoso, a beautiful little bay with clear water and an ancient abbey. The only problem is that in high season there are too many tourists, sometimes so many that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We stayed in the nearby town of Santa Marherita to save costs on hotels, but then drove our cars down to Portofino for a lazy afternoon. The marina is a lovely place to walk around, sit and have a coffee in a bistro ( which is expensive ), and you can see huge fish swimming around the luxury yachts parked... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We have been to few restaurants named after Portofino little fishing village and thought we check this town out. No doubt it is beautiful filled with expensive shops and restaurant on the water front. Few streets back the price is more reasonable in the restaurant and shops. The walk up to the castle gave us a greater view of the... More 

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