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16038 Portofino, Italy
+39 0185 289649
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All reviews santa margherita beautiful place exclusive shops nice walk public bus mega yachts charming town expensive place coastal road gelato red carpet people watching restaurants and shops splendido hotel water front marine park short visit
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

We spent one night in Portofino after spending three in Cinque Terre. CT is pretty. Portofino is beautiful! The Marine Protected Area of Portofino includes all of the towns along the promontory including Camogli, Portofino and S. Margherita Ligure. The harbor of Portofino is beautiful,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

We sailed in here for a quick look around. The weather was glorious, the view stunning. Portofino is a must stop for a long, lazy lunch by the water, watching all the beautiful boats and yachts arrive, and people watching too. Absolutely gorgeous, we will...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Super nice place to take walks and scenery. It was a wonderful place for the summer vacation. You should be make sure you to take a boat trip to see the coastline.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rakams
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Advised to spend the day in Portofino while the cruise ship docks in La Spezia. Used the bus from the ship to the port entrance, taxi to the train station (15 EU), train to Rapallo (13 EU per person), Bus #82 from Rapallo tp Portofino...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Giora_I_L
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

We spent the afternoon wandering through the streets and also admiring the beautiful waters of Portofino. Short little ferry from Santa Margherita. When taking the ferry from there, stay on the right side of the ferry so you get to see Portofino as you arrive...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

A nice port town South-east of Milan. Approximately 2.5hours train ride and 15mins bus ride from station. Lots of eateries by the bay with great view as well as shops such as ferragamo and longchamp. Spend sometime to roam the town.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank craigchoo
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Something magic is in this place. Everyone laughing, people are nice and waiting in queue are fantastic experience, because we can swim in the sea

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Leszek K
Reviewed September 20, 2018

The small town is clustered around a small harbor; cliffs of bright green soar into the sky, buildings painted in a rainbow of colors welcome visitors, and the churches, castle, shops, botanical garden, and the lighthouse & bar demand closer inspection. Ah, what a glorious...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Not a lot to say if you can do it go it’s life inspiringly pleasant Very Relaxing If you love good food as we do it’s like France on Steroids

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Scott A
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

The main tourist bit is actually quite small, but full of wonderful charm and cobbled streets. We were staying in Rapallo where good pizza were €4 and prosecco €3 a glass. In Portofino, you will pay €20 for each. But the place is well worth...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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February 26, 2018|
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Response from 77milesc | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion it’s the Belmond Splendido Mare right on the waterfront beautiful food if a little pricy address is available on the internet and can be booked through the Belmond Splendido Hotel up on the hill just... More
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Response from robertnN4698YU | Reviewed this property |
No not part of the scene