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The center of the village with beautiful boats and colorful buildings. Lots of choices for lunch or... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
phat_dawg_21
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Alpharetta, Georgia
Picturesque boating into harbor

The best way to come into Portfino is by boat which we caught in Sata Margharita. Riding into the... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Ramadama
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New Providence, New Jersey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The center of the village with beautiful boats and colorful buildings. Lots of choices for lunch or dinner along the water. And everywhere you look you see another photo opportunity.

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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

The best way to come into Portfino is by boat which we caught in Sata Margharita. Riding into the little city, the views were breath taking. Once you are in the plaza you will find a variety of restaurants and little shops. If you continue...More

1  Thank Ramadama
Reviewed 21 September 2018

All those ships' tenders deposit the teeming populations from mega-sized cruising vessels upon the marina's Main Square. When you think about it, the 500 residents who actually call Portofino "home" must feel like martyrs to endure our stomping, clomping, picture taking, and all those other...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2018

Anyone who has watched Andrea Bocelli's DVD of "Love in Portofino" knows what this place is like and will want to visit it - we did!! The short answer is it is simply stunning. It lives up to the picture postcard description in full and...More

1  Thank stugross
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Best to arrive by boat for the view. Among the most beautiful ports in the Mediterranean. Arrive early as it gets crowded in the summer. Choose one of the many cafes in the piazza, eat gelato and watch beautiful people marvel at the stunning scenery....More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Portofino is one of the top summer destinations in Europe.My wife ,the two children and I visited Portofino in july 2018.The square is very charmimg,pretty ,the small harbour full of expensive yachts and boats,colorfull waterfront buildings around the square ,but the view if you climb...More

2  Thank yiannos973
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Standing in this place is like a dream. The views from every side are phenomenal and I will never forget them. The place just oozes class and style. If you are ever I this area it must be visited.

2  Thank 1983Ally
Reviewed 31 July 2018

My wife, two children and I visited Portofino in July 2018. The Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta is the center of the Portofino marina. It has some fancy restaurants, nice stores including famous upscale brands, and great views. It is definitely a very nice place to visit...More

Thank blairkk25
Reviewed 20 July 2018

This former fishing village has come a long way from its humble beginnings. Today it is a picturesque town with colorful buildings amazingly, kept churches, and beautiful high end retailers (Pucci, Dior, Ferragamo, Louis Vuitton to name the top ones). Little cafes surround the piazza,...More

1  Thank kwagmeister
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Portofino is a lovely little Italian city and part of its charm is the exclusiveness of it. It isn't easily accessed, which makes it feel different than other coastal Italian cities. But it also has a reputation and is true that it is more expensive...More

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