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San Pietro Church

Lungo Calata Doria, 19018, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 790684
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Lungo Calata Doria, 19018, Porto Venere, Italy
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

Was the first place we went to after getting off the ferry. Its really not a far walk/climb from the port. The views are amazing. You have this beautiful ancient church next to this lovely grotto. When we visited there was a man (told he...More

1  Thank sccrref
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This church is located in a fortress that is a fair climb up from the waterfront. Nevertheless, it is well worth the effort. Sea views out every window and a beautiful, restrained interior. Don't miss it.

Thank John H
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Words cannot describe how peaceful and beautiful is this church sitting on the pizazza and protected by fortress walls. Inside you will find a seaside church with candles burning. The religious statues and artwork are stunning. I visited this church many times during my stay...More

2  Thank DCTerri
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Be sure to take the walk up to San Pietro Church. The black and white historical church is a must see as is the view.

Thank pat d
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful small Church in stunning location beside byrons grotto on headland. Striped stone front and harpist playing music when we were there.

Thank salNorthernIreland
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Very old church perched on a cliff top overseeing the entry to the harbour. After getting off the boat, wandered upnthe little street lined with shops & cafes before making my way up the church. Very old, but we'll maintained (be careful on the worn...More

1  Thank 188petere
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

My family and I loved visiting the extraordinary church set high upon a cliff above the harbor. The church dates back to the sixth century.

Thank acstarr
Reviewed 4 June 2016

1000 years old, Dark and very original basilica, absolutely worth the many steps on the Way there, the one outstanding highlight in a Liguria Tourist hotspot

Thank bischkl
Reviewed 30 May 2016

A short walk out of town and well worth it. While the church may not be elaborate or have the extravagance of many other churches in Italy, it is beautiful in its simplicity. Also, the area around the church is breathtaking, especially Byron's Grotto. While...More

Thank twhite4809
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Absolutely stunning place- get there early (before 10.00 and enjoy the atmosphere and views. Castle opens 10.30 ( but worth missing for the peacefulness.

Thank SandS98
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Dawna0310
We are staying Monterosso, what are our options for getting to the church? (we do not have a car). Thanks in advance.
16 March 2015|
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Response from elenussi |
Hi, you can look for a taxi boat.
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