Porto Santo Stefano, Italy

Porto Santo Stefano is a seaport town on the west coast of Italy. It is the capital of the municipality of Monte Argentino and is situated 150 km northwest of Rome. It is a lively bustling port town with an excellent fish market, a large variety of restaurants on terraces overlooking the sea. The seaside promenade is the perfect place for strolling and admiring the yachts moored in the harbor.

The Spanish fortress is an excellent location to admire the magnificent seaviews after walking the picturesque alleys and stairways of the historic center. There are also many beautiful beaches, a panoramic coastal road with the remains of several towers built during Spanish supremacy.

Things to see and do

* Historic center
* Old Harbour
* Spanish fortress
* “Palio marinaro” – annual 4000m rowing regatta held every August
* Lungomare (seaside promenade)
* Piazza delle Meraviglie - in front of the Town Council Building

General Information

Cruise Season – Feb - Jan
Currency – Euro (EUR)
Language – Italian
Population – 9,000 approx
Land Area – 37.34 km²
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 39

Port Location – The town has two port harbors: Porto Vecchio and Porto del Valle.

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