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Portovenere

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Address: 19025, Porto Venere, Italy
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+39 0187 79 06 91
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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USD 129.90*
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Mountain Bike Tour in the Cinque Terre
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Cinque Terre Sailing Day Trip from La Spezia

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Lovely

This place is really romantic . Perfect for walk and relaxation. Having snake and drink. Not a big activity place. Very quiet

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 November 2016
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109 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This place is really romantic . Perfect for walk and relaxation. Having snake and drink. Not a big activity place. Very quiet

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Catania, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I sailed to Capraia Island with sail square ; from La spezia we sailed to the island and stopped at calo moreti before disembarking ; on our way to the Cinque Terre, we saw Portovenere from the sea and it was incredibly beautiful !

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Our trip to the Italian Riviera did not have this as a key spot to visit, but our ferry stopped here first on the way to Cinque Terre, and we were pleasantly surprised by this town, and would definitely return. Lovely views to the sea and the bay of poets - nice shopping and restaurants. Worth the visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I was blown away and very surprised how much we LOVED Porto Venere. It should be the 6th Cinque Terre bc it is that beautiful. It has everything the 5 Terre's have but it is much smaller which makes it easier to find what you need and to explore. You are on a peninsula that is surrounded by turquoise colored... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

this is by far the best place to stay in visiting Cinque Terre - lots of wonderful restaurants - great gelato - easy for an evening stroll. Take the ferry to the villages - far easier than heading to the train in La Speiza.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Portovenere is a beautiful town looking to the sea, nice Mediterranean architecture, lots of people but not crowded, full of young beautiful people, I think could be a nice place to spend some 3 to 5 days and visit the Cinque Terre area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Incredible views and excellent food all around. Porto Venere is actually nicer than the cities that compose the Cinque Terre. If you want to visit the 5 terre then visiting Porto Venere is a must, and vice versa.

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boston, ma area
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We wanted to see Cinqua Tere and stayed in Portovenere on the recommendation of a friend who said that it would be less crowded and easier to get to and from then its immediate neighbors, the five proper towns of Cinque Terre. The town was as our friend advertised. Scenic, spectacular waterfront, tons of restaurants, interesting twisty side streets and... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Small town, don't need a lot of time to explore, but a great day trip to just meander and site see. Great photo opps and good little cafes most with views of the harbour.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

its difficult to find a place with sea and mountain together but here you can see both. I was there for 7 days and I think those days didnt count in my life because I was free without any disturbance

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