Portofino holiday rentals
The small village of Portofino in Italy is as picturesque as it gets and a perfect place for your next Italian getaway. Quirky colourful houses come into view as you approach this crescent-shaped along the edge of this bay and the fishing boats going about their business help you to really feel the atmosphere when you book a holiday home in Portofino. This tiny sea village on the Italian Riviera is also surrounded Natural Regional Park and Marine Reserve. Walk along the bay with an ice-cream or lollipop whilst you enjoy the sun in Portfino.
Artists adore the scenery in Portofino and you'll see why
This lovely sea side port really has a Mediterranean personality, with its copious amounts of fish dishes, gorgeous weather and relaxed atmosphere. This village also has a history of ancient marine culture, and of course is another one of those hidden treasures adored by artists, famous personages and writers from all around the world. When you book a holiday villa in Portofino you can spend the day walking upon the cliffs and enjoying the view, relaxing at the port side or discovering some of the best food in Italy. All of this is offered to you in the vicinity of your holiday home.
Experience Italian culture at its best when you book a holiday in Portofino
The port’s brightly-coloured houses bear tradition dating back hundreds of years. From Portofino harbour,you are able to climb the Salita San Giorgio stairs to the plaza of Chiesa di San Giorgio. This Romanesque-style church was reconstructed in the Fifties and led to the discovery of an ancient, hidden chapel. Then visit the Abbey of San Fruttuoso. From the harbour, follow the stairs towards the Chiesa San Giorgio. Find your way through flowery passageways towards Castello Brown, a Genoese-built fortress. Finally, stroll through the peaceful gardens, with spectacular views of the piazzetta and the Cinque Terre coast. You should also take the opportunity to visit other regional towns such as Paraggi or San Frattuoso.
Getting there is part of the fun
To get to your Italian holiday destination of Portofino you should fly to Pisa airport. You should not try to drive there, instead park your car in another Riviera town and get the ferry.