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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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Half Day Small Group Hike to Portovenere with Local Guide
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“la spezia” (124 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 yesterday

Our base was Monterosso and we took the ferry to Portovenere as a day trip. The ferry ride was really nice and the views as we came into Portovenere were spectacular!! We walked up to the old church on the point and then over to...More

Thank sunnluvr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is part of the Cenque Terre experience which is a must. I recommend staying in the region for one or two days as part of an Italy tour. Top attraction for the summer.

Thank Salim O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful, quaint town on the seafront opposite Palmeria Island. Gorgeous views across the water, and from the old church on the point. This is where Byron’s Grotto is as well. Lovely for a sunny, if chilly, winter wander, or to stay.

Thank switchedoff
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Quite magical, just like the other FIVE up the road. We had visited them on a previous occasion, and thought we ought to look in here this time. So glad we did. What a great little place. Great atmosphere. Talk about picture postcard, it certainly...More

Thank Tony36
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We caught the local bus from La Spezia for an afternoon in Porto Venere and left highly impressed by it ! We all thought that it not only rivaled the other villages but in some aspects was better ! Maybe we struck a good day...More

Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 21 November 2017

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

1  Thank Deb P
Reviewed 14 November 2017

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 31 October 2017

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 31 October 2017

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 30 October 2017

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
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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 Stevey1631 | 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