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PortofinoWhy Portofino is special
It's heaven's gift to the postcard industry. Even back in Roman Times Portofino was called the world's most charming port. And, 19th century sweethearts called it the perfect romantic hideaway.

Portofino tips & insights
What is the setting like
Tiny Portofino is cozily tucked into the side of a small wooded promontory on the blue Mediterranean Sea. Visual highlights include:
How has Portofino changed over time?
Through the centuries the settlement functioned primarily as a fishing village and, occasionally, as a small naval port.

Today, Portofino is a classy and world-famous resort-village. It is blessed with the Italian Riviera's sunny summer climate.

Location in Italy
Portofino Map
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