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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 15 August 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

1  Thank fifa3
Reviewed 13 May 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.

1  Thank Middlemiss
Reviewed 5 May 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

1  Thank Federico L
Reviewed 26 February 2018

If you take the Rapallo-San Fruttuoso boat you cannot miss the Faro di Portofino as you round the peninsula towards the open sea. We visited in August 2017 and the lighthouse stood out particularly clearly in the summer sun against the rocky outcrop on which...More

1  Thank VoyagerAimerSourire
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Walk is nice. We like hiking, so it's always a pleasure to go up to see something interesting. I am big fan of lighthouses and this one is really dissapointing. Tiny and short and you can't go inside... But view from this are is really...More

Thank Ania H
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Hiking uphill from the town square on a narrow cobblestone path, you'll pass through luxuriant green hillsides with stunning views of the glittering sea as well as the castle and the Church of San Giorgio. The flora and fauna are among the most diverse in...More

1  Thank ginsengNewYork
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Portofino, was the place I always wanted to visit in my life. It's a hidden ornament. Cosmopolitan environment. Nice shops for shopping, you can find them and other, but they have another beauty in Portofino. Restaurants, coffee, all but too expensive. In order to sit...More

2  Thank travelle-123
Reviewed 8 August 2017

During the summer heat it was still a intermediate walk up to the Faro.Unfortunately the cafe was closed in the morning when we went there. Beautiful views all around, but wouldn't necessarily say a 'must do'.

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