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Servizio Marittimo del Tigullio
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Piazza Mazzini, 33/A, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 284670
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

It's also a great way to see the coastline on this short and pretty 15 minute local ferry ride from Santa Margherita Ligure into Portofino. Cost is 12Euro return or 7 euro one way. Marina located in the centre of town and easy to find,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank terrill03
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We caught the ferry from Santa Margherita to Portofino, then onto San Fruttuosso. Lovely trip for whiling away several hours in the beautiful sunshine. Recommend. We were very lucky with the weather, 27deg at end October.... Fab.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Doyleygirl
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We did a self tour off our cruise ship. We arrived at the Rapallo train station and then it was a five minute walk to the ferry. We were running a bit late. The last twenty minutes before departure ticket sales are cash only so...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank BKbeachers
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The Servizio Marittimo del Tigullio is an excellent ferry service. There are one or two long trips but the service provides a convenient connection between Rapallo, Santa Marherita de Ligure, Portofino and San Fruttuoso. The ferries run regularly, cost only a few Euros, and in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Doc09Derby
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

A terrific service and a lovely boat ride. We went from Santa Margherita to San Frutuosso. Reasonable, on time, and easy.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 984mitcha
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Our booked boat trip from the port of Genoa to Portofino was cancelled at short notice, so we took the train instead to Santa Margherita, and then booked on to the ferry to go the rest of the way to Portofino. It was more expensive...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank worldlywide
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Great way to see all the views into Portofino. Take in the sights and the fresh air! The Italian crew on board isn't that bad either! HA-

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank MamaT23
Reviewed 20 November 2017

If you took the train here and want to go to Portofino taking the boat is the way to do it. Wonderful views and as quick as a taxi and a little less in cost.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank michael p
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We boarded in Santa Margherita and then went to San Fruttuosa to look at the Abbey . Having had a look round here we then reboarded and went to Portofino and got off there for a look round and then back to Santa Margherita. A...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Beagle82
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Our tour group took this ferry from Santa Margherita to Portofino and had excellent deck seats providing a great shoreline view of the rugged coast and clinging homes. The boat is well appointed and there are restrooms but no other services.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank James C
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