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Portovenere

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Address: 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The small village of Portovenere is reachable from La Spezia following the main road that runs along the bay of the city itself (don't follow for five lands). No railway to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The small village of Portovenere is reachable from La Spezia following the main road that runs along the bay of the city itself (don't follow for five lands). No railway to Portovenere therefore the only public transportation are the buses that you can take from Garibaldi street towards Portovenere (P line). The alternative is to get there by ferries that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We had planned on taking a car and driver to Portovenere then take the ferry to Manarola and Vernazza but due to weather issues, we had to drive to all the areas, which limited our time in each port. I was not expecting the beauty of Portovenere when we arrived. Beautiful old buildings, quiet atmosphere and friendly people. It set... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I fell in love with Portovenere. We travelled from Carrara and the drive was stunning to say the least. The views along the way are amazing. I wanted to stop so many times to take photos. This would be a photographers heaven. The village itself is beautiful. I loved the coloured buildings and the crystal clear waters.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Nice small village by the sea , medieval and also typically italian. Enjoyed the walk through its steep streets !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

With all the publicity for the Cinque Terra, we were pleasantly surprised that Porto Venere was the highlight of our trip to the Italian Riviera. Be sure to climb to the castle for a great view of the harbor. It's also worth hiking to the ancient church (which is at a lower elevation than the castle). We just did a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Porto Venere is one of the best places I've ever visited. Nice town, beautiful sea view and of course you have got to visit the church. I recommend it when in Italy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Breathtaking and beautiful landscapr even if we visited in a windy and rainy day in the middle or winter.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

A beautiful historic place.(twelfth century) Very understandable that this scenic village is on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. We will sure go back for a longer stay because there are more villages and historic places to visit in this special part of Italy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

v took a ferry pass from manarola which was around 15 euros and was worth every penny. its a great way of exploring cinque terre villages without hiking. portovenere is one of the best sports with beautiful view. u have lot of restaurants and fast food joints to eat. this place has its own beauty and is unique. u must... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I was not expecting how beautiful and peaceful this place can be! Everything about it was breathtaking. We watched a local man pick capers from the plant and we also took a peaceful walk through the cemetery on the hill. It is a must see!!

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