On a peninsula jutting into the Tigullio Gulf Portofino is a charming fishing village just 34.7 km from Genoa
Surrounded by the Regional Natural Park and Marine Reserve, Portofino is loved by artists, writers and celebrities of all kinds.
The Portofino area is well known to diving enthusiasts for its great variety of fish and the beauty of its seabed, which, thanks to its crystal-clear waters and great depth, enjoys exceptional visibility
The Marine Reserve is renowned for its many historical and natural points of interest, as well as for the presence of many wrecks
Pliny the Elder relates that Portofino was founded by the Romans and its name was derived from Portus Delphini, for the many dolphins that inhabited the Gulf of Tigullio.