Portofino is not your typical fishing village and is considered to be one of the top places for high-end shopping in Italy. Moreover, the town boasts a unique atmosphere reminiscent of the 1950s when Portofino actually became a hit and was often visited by numerous famous people who were considered part of the jet set elite that traveled around the globe to fancy locations such as St. Tropez for pleasure.
The small town also boasts many luxurious villas and offers a broad selection of great restaurants and cafes. For those who are fond of outdoor leisure, there are plenty of options from diving in the Portofino Marine Reserve to going on a hike in the regional park.
When visiting Portofino check out the following must-sees:
- Piazzetta Square
- Abbey of San Fruttuoso
- Castello Brown
- St. George Church