Strada provinciale 227 di Portofino (SP 227) is one of the world's best coastal drives. It’s an exhilarating drive with stunning coastal scenery located in the province of Genoa, in Liguria, northern Italy.
The road is asphalted, with some narrow sections and runs following the Italian Riviera coastline. The journey offers superb views. It’s definitely worth it. A drive not to be missed! Don't forget your camera with lots of film/memory, fully charged batteries and an empty memory card! Expect long traffic jams on summers. It’s 12.8 km long and links Rapallo, a town known for the hilltop Sanctuary of Our Lady of Montallegro and the exclusive town of Portofino, on the Gulf of Tigullio. It’s a famous Italian fishing village and vacation resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors.