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CURIOSITIES

In 1995 Portofino was the set for Michelangelo Antonioni and Wim Wenders “Beyond the clouds” movie, while in 2002 some episodes of the soap opera "Beautiful" were shot here.

It is said that in Portofino still lives the so called “Curse of Tutankhamun”, because of Lord Carnarvon, the discoverer of Tutankhamun’s tomb, that lived in the village, in Villa Altachiara.
Indeed some years later his discovery he died because a mosquito bite and in the same house, in 2001, Italian Countess Francesca Vacca Agusta, owner of Villa Altachiara, tragically died falling on the underlying sea cliffs.

What’s on in Portofino Coast

Art
& culture

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Church s.martino

Dedicated to Saint Martin of Tours, is located in the area ...

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Sports
& leisure

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Sailing

The Italian Yacht Club has its own summer home in ...

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History
& notable people

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According to Pliny the Elder, the village of Portofino was founded during the Roman Empire under the name of Portus ...

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Curiosities
about Portofino

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In 1995 Portofino was

as the location of the film Beyond the Clouds shot ...

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HOW TO
REACH

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BY PLANE

Cristoforo Colombo Genoa Airport
BY CAR
highway A12, Exit...

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Portofino Coast Members in this location

  • Recco
  • Camogli
  • S. Margherita Ligure
  • Portofino
  • Rapallo
  • Zoagli
  • Chiavari
  • Lavagna
  • Sestri
  • Moneglia


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