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19025, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 790691
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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 4 weeks ago

I think I may be spoilt by visiting north cornwall every year for 20 years as I have seen prettier coastal villages clinging onto the rocks by the sea. But I had a lovely day trip out here as part of a week long tour....More

Thank Helen L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been there several times, always in no-crowded times where it’s possible find the relaxing atmosphere of the place. From the promontory of the “San Pietro Church” you can enjoy a beautiful landscape of the gulf and an amazing sunset.

Thank Gabriele P
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

The seaside town of Portovenere Italy is delightful and picturesque. Wish we had stayed more than two nights.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We were referred here by a guide we had in Emilia Romagna and glad we checked it out. It is the perfect spot to get down to the sea. From here one can take a ferry to any of the 5 Cinque Terre villages. The...More

Thank finditon
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We did Porto Venere and Monte Rosso as part of a cruise excursion and was well worth it. The Church at the top offers some amazing views and the boardwalk near the water is beautiful. Grab an ice cream and people watch. There is a...More

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We were staying in Pisa and it was really worth the train up to La Spezia to see this little gem. We took the boat from La Spezia to Portovenere and the approach in itself was worth it. We spent a very pleasant half day...More

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We visited Cinque Terre and since Portovenere is a destination in the boat cruise, we decided to spend time there. And what a special find. We had a great lunch at the waterfront, walked all the way to San Pietro Church and went all the...More

Thank Lulu N
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We spent a wonderful half day in Porto Venere. We drove in and found underground parking at the hotel. Did a little shopping and visited the medevil ruins. During a wonderful lunch at Antonio's, we encountered a small wedding party and sent a bottle of...More

Thank Kay G
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We read about it and it was really worth visiting! Nice village with an amazing sea view and panorama ! U get to do a lovely walk within the narrow streets and shop homemade and local stuff . A must visit village on the Liguria...More

Thank BeeNato
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We heard about this beautiful place by chance and were so glad we visited, it was one of the highlights of our holiday. It’s a beautiful little town to meander through and then amazing clear blue water in a secluded bay to swim in. The...More

Thank DomMarc79
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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