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Reviewed 1 week ago

When in Portofino, go to the Lighthouse, very suggestive and romantic place. It's takes about 20 min walking from Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta to reach the extreme point of Portofino and Lighthouse situated right there. As for me, it is very special place in Portofino, where...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KaG328
Reviewed February 26, 2019

the Faro is definitely a very romantic place, the view is great and the walk is nice, it is a very good activity, specially as couple but it is nice also with kids

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank UltimateFamilyTravel
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Stunning views and a nice walk along the water and cliff edge. The path is wide enough to allow people to walk by and we did see families with baby strollers. Although it will not be easy. You are rewarded at the end of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bywood
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

It's not that difficult to get to this point of great views, so anyone can and should do it. Grear view of the small port and the town.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank a1eksandar
Reviewed October 30, 2018

It is a pleasant walk out to the lighthouse where you will enjoy great views. You cannot enter the lighthouse, so it really is all about the views. There is a bar out there if you want a beverage or something to eat.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed September 20, 2018

This lighthouse was built in 1917 and still operates as a lighthouse. The light is solar powered and it is operated by the Marina Militare. The building is visible while walking up to the lighthouse bar (Al Faro Bar). The lighthouse is a brick building,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Delightful port to visit. Numerous restaurants and bars surround the harbor. In the evening a baby grand piano was brought into the piaza and was lit with stage lights while a pianist played for everyone to enjoy. There is an outdoor art museum above the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 941debwagner
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

We hiked up to Faro, the castle and the church on our short hike. We fiat stopped at the church. Then headed up to the castle and ended at the lighthouse. It was a nice short and nice hike. We enjoyed the scenery from that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Frida B
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

An interesting park steeply cut into the side of the hill right in the middle of the harbour. Seating for arrest or to look at the world go by. Mix of plants and sculpture with some interesting pieces.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Middlemiss
Reviewed May 5, 2018

I went to Portofino from Santa Margherita by bycicle, a really wonderful experience and not hard at all. However it was an April Friday, so there wasn't too traffic. Once in the charming Portofino village, with a quarter heavenly walk you can get to the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Federico L
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