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Very pleasant trip

A terrific service and a lovely boat ride. We went from Santa Margherita to San Frutuosso... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Mitch A
via mobile
See the coast

If you took the train here and want to go to Portofino taking the boat is the way to do it... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
michael p
Atlanta, Georgia
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Piazza Mazzini, 33/A, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 284670
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

We did a self tour off our cruise ship. We arrived at the Rapallo train station and then it was a five minute walk to the ferry. We were running a bit late. The last twenty minutes before departure ticket sales are cash only so...More

2  Thank BKbeachers
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The Servizio Marittimo del Tigullio is an excellent ferry service. There are one or two long trips but the service provides a convenient connection between Rapallo, Santa Marherita de Ligure, Portofino and San Fruttuoso. The ferries run regularly, cost only a few Euros, and in...More

3  Thank Doc09Derby
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

A terrific service and a lovely boat ride. We went from Santa Margherita to San Frutuosso. Reasonable, on time, and easy.

Thank Mitch A
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Our booked boat trip from the port of Genoa to Portofino was cancelled at short notice, so we took the train instead to Santa Margherita, and then booked on to the ferry to go the rest of the way to Portofino. It was more expensive...More

2  Thank stewvic
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Great way to see all the views into Portofino. Take in the sights and the fresh air! The Italian crew on board isn't that bad either! HA-

2  Thank MamaT23
Reviewed 20 November 2017

If you took the train here and want to go to Portofino taking the boat is the way to do it. Wonderful views and as quick as a taxi and a little less in cost.

1  Thank michael p
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We boarded in Santa Margherita and then went to San Fruttuosa to look at the Abbey . Having had a look round here we then reboarded and went to Portofino and got off there for a look round and then back to Santa Margherita. A...More

Thank Beagle82
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Our tour group took this ferry from Santa Margherita to Portofino and had excellent deck seats providing a great shoreline view of the rugged coast and clinging homes. The boat is well appointed and there are restrooms but no other services.

Thank James C
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We had a very pleasant walk to Portofino along the shoreline walkway/road from Santamargharita, but after lunch and a glass of wine we suddenly lost our ambition to walk back. The ferry just happened to be loading for the short trip to Santamargharita . The...More

Thank GWToronto
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We were very fortunate to pick a beautiful day to travel from Rapallo to Portofino.The ferry took only about 30 minutes & the views coming in to Portofino were amazing.Lots of brightly coloured houses make up this small fishing village which is home & a...More

Thank Bob A
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