SP 227 di Portofino is an exhilarating road with stunning coastal scenery

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.

Strada provinciale 227 di Portofino

The road is paved, 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.

The journey is 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.