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Area Marina Protetta Portofino

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Address: 16038 Portofino, Italy
Phone Number: 0185.289649
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Portofino and San Fruttuoso Full Day Trip from Florence

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Portofino is such a beautiful little village. We got there early and found it to be beautifully quiet. The water and the buildings are picturesque. After walking around enjoying a... read more

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Canberra, Australia
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Portofino is such a beautiful little village. We got there early and found it to be beautifully quiet. The water and the buildings are picturesque. After walking around enjoying a gelato we walked the coast line back to Sam Margretia which was fantastic and a must.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best places i have ever visited, like a magic!So beautiful, so elegant and out of this world.

Thank emvey
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply a beautiful place, the marina is lively and i cant think of a much better way to spend a day than sat on the marina in a cafe bar with a gelato people watching and gazing at the beautiful scenery. Lots of nive shops, it is expensive but then its part of the charm. It's not a tacky little... More 

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Munich, Bayern, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Portofino is nice, but you have similar nice small villages in Liguria which are not so famous and therefore not so overcrowded by tourists. Prices in restaurants are exageratedly high. We could not go by car to Portofino as parkings were full and closed. Therefore we parked the car approx. 1,5 km away and walked along the coast. This was... More 

Thank Katalin M
Kragujevac, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

As a Dalida's song says-I found my love in Portofino- its one of the most romantic places I have ever been. Picturesque peninsula with many boats and only 300 residents- all others are tourists, surrounded with beautiful Ligurian sea. You can come to Portofino only by boat. Main square made for joy and sun bathing and many tiny streets. While... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Incredibly beautiful part of the world, with amazing little cafes and shops with great little alleyways to explore the shopping.

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North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, but so well maintained here and in Rapallo that it feels a bit Hollywood. We did have a great lunch and some fun shopping here though. Enjoy!

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Portofino is a small village on the North Riviera where it is said a lot of rich people are going on vacation. It is very pituresque, few small streets, a square overlooking the marina and a hill in front. All around the marina there are nice cafeteria, restaurants and shops. We visited the village for a morning walk around, by... More 

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Cannes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Portofino is just gorgeous! We were staying in St. Margarita and took the 20 - minute bus ride to Portofino. Unfortunately the buses were overcrowded and the drivers somewhat rough on the breaks as they winded down the narrow coastal road. The other option is to take the special pedestrian coastal path with a beautiful view. I don't recommend to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We took a detour to visit Portofino on our way to cinque terre and we were not disappointed. While the place caters to tourists, and mainly to the rich an famous, the views and location are simply amazing. Parking is limited and expensive. Perhaps it would have been better to rent a bike in Santa Margherita in Ligure 5 kms... More 

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