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19025, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 790691
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Mountain Bike Tour in the Cinque Terre
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Full-Day Tour of Cinque Terre and Portovenere from San Gimignano
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“la spezia” (122 reviews)
“beautiful town” (23 reviews)
“san pietro” (26 reviews)
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19025, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 790691
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the first or last stop for the Cinque Terre ferry. We got off here for a few hours, its a very pretty spot with centuries old roads and lane-ways to explore. The old church up above the ocean is spectacular, one of my...More

Thank Deb P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for a couple of hours as part of a tour, on our way to the Cinque Terre. It is quite a pleasant village, but not really up to our expectations. We walked down as far as the Chiesa di San Pietro, where...More

Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I liked Portovenere better than the CinqueTerra towns! It was beautiful, with lovely views of the Med Sea, and little areas to walk and churches to see and lovely places to eat! Portovenere can be used as a jumping-off spot for seeing CT. From here,...More

1  Thank LadyDarcy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I only had a day visit here but wished we had stayed the night. Best way in our opinion, is to visit PortoVenere is by ferry which is very picturesque. The only way to get there from Le Spezia is by bus...More

1  Thank Al W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took a chance on booking here and it paid off in spades! I didn't want the crowds of the Amalfi Coast, and the idea of exploring the Cinque Terres was appealing, so I found a great rate in Porto Venere and decided to see...More

2  Thank noeta1230
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in an AirBnB here rather than in Cinque Terre proper and then took the water taxi to and fro Cinque Terre. Porto Venere has a beautiful little shopping and eating and drinking area (which I noted elsewhere we did a LOT of eating...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a charming little Italian village with a narrow street, a church on the hill, and cafes and restaurants on the sea front. In October the town was very quiet and peaceful. There were hordes of cruise ship tourists but in general they don't leave...More

Thank tourister10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took a ferry from Monterossa to Portovenere which is approx. 90 mins' ride away. This place is really beautiful with the colourful houses lining along the bank and the stone wall. A must visit.

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the ferry from Monterosso to Porto Venere. When they said it was an hour and a half trip I was surprised, but the time went so quickly. It was a hop-on-off trip and it was fantastic to see all the villages from the...More

Thank calota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the ferry from Vernazza to Porovenere. The Boat stopped at Manarola, Coniglia, and Riomaggioro and we were able to get the most fantastic photos!

Thank Gwen L
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23 April 2017|
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Response from frequent1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kitty, we were there in late March and unfortunately a week early before the "season" opened. We researched up and down the port of La Spezia and found that in season there are not only the ferries that take you up and... More
18 October 2016|
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Response from Steve Y | Reviewed this property |
Debby Not as far as I know. You could hike to riomaggio but that would be a loooong way. Would say portovenere is a side trip, different from cinque terre.
Petru V
16 September 2016|
Response from JamieJW | Reviewed this property |
My family and I stayed a week in Riomaggiore and decided to take the train & bus to Porto Venere for the day, great decision. Train ride was about 9 minutes from Riomaggiore to La Spezia. Then we took the 11/P ATC bus from... More