Best of Portofino: boat and walking tour, pesto cooking and light lunch

Get the best of Portofino on this 3-hour tour from Santa Margherita Ligure: learn the secrets of Pesto making according to the ancient way, enjoy a ferry boat cruise along the Italian Riviera, stroll around in Portofino with our professional tour leader and savor a light lunch near the sea. The tour ends in Portofino with ferry boat pass for the way back. Take your time: relax in the outdoor tables of the Piazzetta bars or explore the path to the Lighthouse if you wish.

Price per person: 120,00 Euro that includes:

– Pesto cooking class in Portofino
– Light lunch in Portofino (Trofie al pesto)
– Return ferry boat tickets from Santa Margherita Ligure
– Half day English speaking tour leader
– Focaccia tasting

Activity level: easy
Duration: 3 hours
Departure/Starting point: Santa Margherita Ligure, ferry boat pier at 10:00am
Partecipants: a minimum of 3 people required

In case you are in two people, the price is 155,00 Euro per person.

Cinque Terre Discovery

You will spend an unforgettable day discovering this stunning Ligurian landscape.
The Cinque Terre has been declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO, a rocky coast with caves, beaches, hiking paths and breathtaking views.

Discover three of the five villages with a walking tour, and enjoy a winery experience visiting the vineyards with wine tasting.
We will take you by car or minivan and our local expert will be with you through the villages.
You will have free time to walk around and taste local products.

Price per person: 290,00 Euro that includes:

– Pick-up at your hotel in Santa Margherita Ligure, Portofino and Rapallo
– Minivan with driver
– Winery experience
– English speaking tour leader

Activity level: easy, wear comfortable shoes
Duration: full day
Departure/Starting point: morning, around 09:30am
Partecipants: a minimum of 4 people required

Pesto in Portofino

A morning cooking class in Portofino, take the opportunity to discover how to make the pesto sauce with basil and the other original ingredients.

Price is 125,00 Euro per person, that includes:
– Cooking class with a local expert chef.

Activity level: easy
Duration: two hours
Departure/Starting point: Portofino
Partecipants: a minimum of 2 adults required, children up to 12 years free of charge. Max 8 people.

Exclusive Portofino Sunset Aperitif

A private boat along Portofino coastline, an unforgettable sunset with a gourmet aperitif on board.
Price: 400,00 Euro

Activity level: easy, wear comfortable shoes
Duration: 1 hour and half
Departure/Starting point: Portofino or Santa Margherita, afternoon after 06:00pm
Partecipants: a maximun of 6 people

Portofino Bike and Kayak

A full day excursion with multiple outdoor activities; morning mountain bike tour cycling in the ancient trails of the Mount Portofino, stop for a light lunch at the old mill and then, descending down to the sea. Change clothes and take the kayak for an afternoon paddling in the beautiful waters of the Marine Area, admiring caves and hidden coves.
Price: 195,00 Euro per person that includes:

– Transfer from your hotel in Santa Margherita, Rapallo or Portofino.
– Light lunch at the Mulino del Gassetta.
– Equipments: mountain bikes, helmets and kayaks.

Activity level: medium
Duration: 8 hours
Departure/Starting point: your hotel in Rapallo, Santa Margherita Ligure, Portofino.
Partecipants: a minimum of 3 adults required – max 8 people, children from 10 years with a height of more than 120 cm.
The program may be subject to variation depending on weather and sea conditions.

Private boat tour

Around 10.00am ready for boarding on a private boat; two options:

Portofino bay: sailing along this wonderful coastline: San Fruttuoso, Punta Chiappa and “Cala dell’Oro”, the Golden Cove, a wonderful inaccessible tiny bay.

Half day (morning): 500,00 Euro (maximum 6 people)


Cinque Terre: sailing along the Italian Riviera up to the Cinque Terre: a swim in the ligurian sea; the boat can stop in Monterosso and Vernazza. Lunch is not included.

Full day: 1.100,00 Euro (maximum 6 people)


Activity level: easy, wear beach shoes, bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses and beach towels; not suggested for people suffering from sea sickness.
Duration: half or full day
Departure/Starting point: Rapallo, Santa Margherita Ligure or Portofino