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Italy can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of most European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country.…
Best Time to Visit
Characterised by a Mediterranean climate, Portofino's temperature does vary between seasons, but the winds and the nearby sea influence its weather to make it pleasant year-round. The warmest period lies in the summer months: that's when you will find most of the city's festivals, but also the highest number of tourists and the priciest accommodation.…
From the Airport of Genova you can take the bus 882 to Santa Margherita Ligure, from where you will take the train Roma - Genova - Torino (check www.trenitalia.com to see departures). Alternatively, you can book a taxi: Abacus Transfer Taxi. +39 331 1678040 / +39 373 8746794 Web: www.abacustaxi.it e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org From the Airport…
As the city of Portofino is a big, pedestrian area, there are no buses, trams or trains of any sort in the centre; on the other side, numerous walking trails connect the central area to the lighthouse and other destinations through Portofino Promontory. A bus line runs from S. Margherita Ligure Station to Martiri della…
As already mentioned, the best way to get to/from Portofino is by boat, and in Portofino you will find plentiful options to rent one. Portofino Taxi Boat +39 338 3168058 www.portofinotaxiboat.it Cesare Charter Portofino Molo Umberto I +39 342 141 5161 Taxi Enrico +39 339 352 5993 Santa Margherita Ligure
Italian post offices have a yellow PT sign popping out of the wall, which makes it easy to find the one and only office located in town. Here, you will find stamps and you will be able to post letters or postcards. Mail boxes are red, with "poste" written on them.
There is only one pharmacy within the city of Portofino, which is located at Piazza Martiri. When that is closed, you will find on the door a sign that directs you to the other open pharmacies in the surrounding cities.