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Castello Brown

Via della Penisola 13a, 16034 Portofino, Italy
+39 335 837 1156
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Via della Penisola 13a, 16034 Portofino, Italy
+39 335 837 1156
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Reviewed today via mobile

It's a very short walk up to the castle and worth your time. It is a five euro admission fee which really does not get you anything except the right to come in the door. It is self guiding but there is a film that...More

Thank Michaela
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only costs five euros but worth every bit because the views and the photo opportunities are the best in Portofino without a doubt

1  Thank Nic S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Be sure to climb up to Castello Brown for great views of the sea and Portifino. Interesting historical photos . The Castello is not iverly ornate but has lots of charm. Surrounded by terraced gardens

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a private castle that have been occupied at the deggining of the XX century by rich germans and so on. It is interesting to see with nice views on Portofino. However, there is not much to see inside and you can see also...More

1  Thank Andrés A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Castle Brown is quite a hike up steep steps and walkways but it is well worth the climb! The view as you are walking is amazing the when you get to the top it's breathtaking! There is a lot of history to the castle and...More

Thank Shelly M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

takes a while to walk to this place through the narrow paths mostly stairs uphill but somewhat of a let a down at the end . The only positive this place has is the view but if you want to save ten euro a head...More

Thank Izzat J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This the most beautiful little spot. If you arrive by car you are funnelled into a tiny multi-storey car park, there is nowhere else to go. I left some paint on the spiral ramp barrier even on full lock. Waterfront is beatiful, shops looks lovely,...More

Thank Bernard B
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The delightful couple on entrance refused to let my 8 year old son use the toilet in the castle, despite suffering sever stomach cramps. And despite the fact that children under 12 enter free anyway!! So I then have to pay 5euro just to accompany...More

1  Thank Ronaldobiscottini
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The fortification on top of the cliff pops in sight as soon as you see Portofino. Its easy to find, but the hike there can take your breath away if not physically fit, fortunately the way there is green and fresh. The place has a...More

Thank André D
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Amazing to visit, and even more amazing to realize it was a private residence at one time. Definitely worth the short walk up the hill!

1  Thank wmccoske
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15 May 2017|
Response from Lily S | Reviewed this property |
It took me about 30 minutes to climb. It's a solid hike. Not sure if there is any transportation available. The views are breathtaking.
21 January 2017|
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Response from tata_damon | Reviewed this property |
Not really i guess if you go in a weekend the office tickets will be a little busier than week days is all depends i guess