Portofino (Ligurian: Portofin) is a small Italian fishing village, comune and tourist resort located in the province of Genoa on the Italian Riviera. The town crowded round its small harbour is considered to be among the most beautiful Mediterranean ports.
A stroll through the shady streets and sun-splashed quays of this tiny village on the Italian Riviera, will reveal the pastel houses, designer shops and charming sidewalk cafés which attract the chic elite.
Portofino’s Things to See & Do
* Castello Brown – 16th century castle/fort
* Church of St Martin
* Portofino Beaches
* Shopping and restaurants around the Portofino harbor
* Paraggi – quaint beach town walking distance from Portofino
Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency – Euro (€)
Language – Italian
Land Area – 2.6 km²
Population – 550 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT/UTC + one hour
International Country Telephone Code – +39
Port Location – The main port is located within walking distance of the town centre.
Travel Links – The closest major airport to Portofino is the Christopher Columbus airport in Genoa. There is a well-developed ferry service in the region and there are frequent departures from Genoa to places where you can connect to Portofino.