Full day tour of Portofino and San Fruttuoso from Tuscany

Full day tour of Portofino and San Fruttuoso from Tuscany

12 h
Day Trips & Excursions
difficulty Easy
Wheelchair Not Accessible
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4 reviews

I highly recommend this trip if a day at the Italian seaside is on your must-do list

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One day excursion of Portofino and San Fruttuoso from Tuscany

Get ready for an amazing activity from Tuscany, a tour of Portofino and San Fruttuoso. Discover these exceptional seaside marvels, with idyllic bays and beaches, old heritage and colorful houses. Have a bath in the crystal waters of San Fruttuoso village.

Day activity around Portofino and San Fruttuoso from Tuscany highlights: 

  • Charming tour of Portofino bay and the San Fruttuoso Village
  • Discover the amazing heritage of Portofino and admire its treasures
  • Discover the sights around Portofino and the panorama of San Fruttuoso
  • Visit the San Fruttuoso village by boat and the admire the old abbey
  • Relax on the beach of San Fruttuoso and swim in its crystal waters

Day activity around Portofino and San Fruttuoso from Tuscany

Prepare yourself for the ultimate journey into the heart of Italy, an astounding experience for travelers and people who love extreme natural beauty. Set out to explore some of the most picturesque places on Earth with our tour of Portofino and San Fruttuoso from Tuscany. Delight yourself on the view of the Portofino bay, a unique destination on its own. The tall colorful houses are part of an exceptional heritage that mixes the wonderful natural beauty with rich cultural treasures.

Visit Portofino, an exclusive seaside town, with this tour from Tuscany

Today a world renowned resort, Portofino used to be just a small village in Liguria. A visit to the town square of Portofino offers an unmatched amount of awesomeness, as you are offered an appetizer overlooking the small port.
The tour of Portofino includes visits of the Church of San Giorgio, the Brown Castle, as well as opportunities to discover the wonders that lay around this amazing site. Discover the panorama of San Fruttuoso village, only accessible by boat or on foot. Explore the pathways and trails around the Portofino mountain, discovering incredible treasures and views. The tour of Portofino ends with a boat trip towards the remote village of San Fruttuoso.

Move to the wonderful abbey of San Fruttuoso and its village

This exceptional spot is fascinating, located in an idyllic bay and featuring amazing attractions. The small village is dominated by the old abbey of San Fruttuoso di Capodimonte, dating back to the 10th century.
Apart from the abbey, there is also an old tower, a church and several typical fisherman houses, around the beach. This amazing experience includes a tour of San Fruttuoso, as well as an exciting opportunity to swim and dive in the crystal clear waters of this destination. In the depths, a statue of Christ watches over the divers. The exclusive tour from Florence, if you want, will conclude with a traditional fish meal in San Fruttuoso.

Meeting Time

This marvellous tour starts from Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Lucca and Montecatini. Choose the 7.15 a.m. departure from Florence6.30 a.m. from Siena,  6.45 a.m. from San Gimignano, 8.00 a.m. from Lucca and 7.30 a.m. from Pisa. Choose the best solution for you and live this experience at its fullest.

More Things To Do in Tuscany

If you are staying in San Gimignano, and you want to explore the wonderful landscape of Chianti, you might be interested in the Chianti and Castles Tour, in the Chianti Tour with Brunello Wine tasting or in the Tuscany Day Trip to San Gimignano and Chianti!

Reviews of Full day tour of Portofino and San Fruttuoso from Tuscany

Reviewed by mmarucci13 from United States

A day in Portofino

I thought the tour was very well run and I really enjoyed it. The tour guide Silvia was very friendly and helpful with showing us around and giving us advice on what to do at our destination. I will definitely use mytour again in the future.
Reviewed by SoniaTraveler28 from Australia

How to do Portofino and San Fruttuoso for the "not-so-rich-and-famous

The day trip to Portofino and San Fruttuoso with guide Sylvia and driver Stefan was my second tour with this company. This full day's excursion leaving from Florence was long but well organized. The combination of bus and boat ride was a good balance and the scenery was stunning, no matter which kind of transport. Sylvia maintained a great balance of historic and local information as we passed various sites, but she also did well at judging when the group just needed to sleep or look out the window. For travelers on a budget, this was the cheapest and best value-for-money option to see the playground of the ultra wealthy, as overnight stays were too much for the average tourist. There is no doubt these two locations are absolutely stunning and worth the visit, to at least live vicariously for a day. The surprise welcome drink in Portofino was a particular treat! It was the perfect compliment to the view of lavish yachts and super-crusiers (we were just missing George Clooney!) During the 2.5 hours travel from and to Florence, there was a highway stop but beware - their prices are nothing sort of thievery! Best to grab snacks before you leave Florence. The bus was super comfortable, clean and welcome sight on a hot day (the air con was mercifully cold). I highly recommend this trip if a day at the Italian seaside is on your must-do list.
Reviewed by Cisneros666 from United States

Porto Fino and San Fruttuoso

The tour was very entertaining and relaxing after being walking for a whole week in Rome and Florence. Silvia (The tour guide) was very knowledgeable and kind. She was attentive all the time to have everyone informed. The time allowed to do all activities was perfect. I highly recommend this tour. Also, the company is very responsible for our safety as they provided 2 drivers for the bus; one different each way.
Reviewed by Marcin K from

Portofino and San Fruttoso

Today I went for a trip to portofino beautifull place worth to go if u love to make some nice picture of lovely landscape :) the guid on the trip was so helpful and enthusiastic i will recommended 5 stars