Portofino, (Genova)

Portofino is considered one of the most characteristic and picturesque seaside villages in the world. The entire territory is included in Regional Park of Portofino, which can be visited through a series of equipped trails, and in Portofino Marine Protected Area. To visit, Church of San Martino, near the ancient village, and Church of San Giorgio, outside the village, in a dominant position; Hermitage of Sant'Antonio di Niasca, in the homonymous locality; Brown Castle, formerly of St. George, from the 16th century; Battery of Punta Chiappa, a coastal defensive complex of Royal Army, built in the late '30s. In the 90s the village was the set for some film and soap opera scenes.