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Area Marina Protetta Portofino

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16038 Portofino, Italy
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Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

This is basically the Marine protected area in Italy (Area natural marine protests Portofino). Located between Santa Margherita Ligure, Camogli and Portofino. These 3 provinces of Genoa have the most spectacular coastlines with dramatic hillsides, turquoise blue water and most colourful buildings lining the seaside....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank antmontaq
Reviewed 9 January 2019

I took the ferry from Santa Margherita Ligure and the scenery both in Santa Margherita and on the way is breathtaking - visual overload. Portofino is also visually stunning, and there are myriad little walks and laneways to explore - but in winter, everything is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Craig_Tapper
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Portofino is just one of those places. . . exquisite restaurants, hidden pathways, exotic plants, and not to mention the views of the breathtaking Mediterranean . . .you truly feel like the world is at your feet. This is one place where I saw a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Aral B
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

You do need to make an effort to come to Portofino. It is not very big so navigating it will not take long at all. It is a great place to go you wish to drain your bank account.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bywood
Reviewed 31 October 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
Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 26 October 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 26 October 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 23 October 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 22 October 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
Thank sitcharliesit
Reviewed 5 October 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
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27 February 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