Destination guide

The friendly city of Portofino awaits you

The area's history and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Portofino. This welcoming and walkable city is well known for its seaside, beaches and boating. Luigi Ferraris Stadium and Medieval Gates are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Portofino

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Portofino a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aquarium of Genoa (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Circolo Golf e Tennis Rapallo (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Passeggiata di Anita Garibaldi (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Parco Avventura Val di Vara (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Portofino

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Portofino

Travellers love Portofino for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Portofino is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Paraggi Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Regional Natural Park of Portofino (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Portofino Regional Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • San Michele di Pagana (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Punta Chiappa (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Zoagli Beach (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Portofino

The nearest airport is in Genoa (GOA-Cristoforo Colombo), located 19.3 mi (31.1 km) from the city centre.

Can I find a vacation rental around Portofino?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,539 vacation rentals near Portofino. From 124 villas to 1,061 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Portofino for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Villas in Portofino?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 124 Villas in Portofino. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Portofino include:

  • Flats: 1,061 rentals available
  • Houses: 405 rentals available
  • Cottages: 9 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Portofino?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 195 vacation rentals with pool available in Portofino. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.