Portofino is located in the Ligurian Riviera, about 40 Km from Genova and it is considered one of the prettiest places in the world and one of the most famous and glamorous harbours.
Portofino is the resort of the rich and the famous, the place to be seen. It is a typical half moon shaped fisherman village with beautiful pastel houses around the small harbor with just over 400 permanent residents. But that all changes during the summer when the sun is shining and yachts, mega yachts and cruise ships start coming.
There are many restaurants, shops, jewellery boutiques, art galleries and clothing stores for all tastes, ages and wallets. It is a very appealing place, the square, the harbour , the architecture. It is a great destination for cruisers.
Many excursions are available in Portofino like half day tour of la piazzetta, Castello Brown, San Martino and San Giorgio Churches, the lighthouse, the natural park, boat trips to San Fruttuoso.