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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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"lit candles"
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"interesting architecture"
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"cinque terre"
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"nice walk"
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We walked up to the church and its beautiful. We could only peak in the windows because they were decorating for a wedding. I'm sure that was a beautiful wedding!

Thank bkdj96
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

This hill top has always had a temple or a church on it. In 1256, this church was built to replace the Roman temple to Venus that stood there. The black and white rock used in it's construction is 'Portoro Marble'. It's a dark veined...More

Thank Violette54
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

This lovely church was a surprise find for us. We stayed in Porto Venere as a way to visit Cinque Terre and found that we liked Porto Venere way better. This church and the surrounding area were why. The view of the church from both...More

Thank Jenipher L
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

I cannot begin to tell of my love for this place. I have never found a bad day there. When you journey up to San Pietro it is like you can visualise yourself in the old days when poets of the world came here to...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

This beautiful old church is one of the must visit places in Porto Venere. Very old and authentic with a serene feeling. The architechture and location of the church is such that you wont miss it when you get to Porto Venere.Also a good place...More

Thank Petru V
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

A striking landmark of Portovenere. It is amazing to view from the sea as the views are from the church. Consecrated in 1198. And the notable white and black bands dates back to second half of thirteenth century. Interior of the church is nice and...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

High on a promontory above Porto Venere a nice little church in a stunning setting. Great views in many directions. You can view Byron's grotto to one side as you walk out to the church.

Thank msgtp
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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

it is free to enter and the church is situated ona cliff at the southern end of portoverne, which offers an amazing view of the ocean and the hillside. you can also people watch

Thank Teresa V
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

A perfect walk from Portovenere to explore this old church. It is perched at the tip of the peninsula over looking the ocean and the village. Gorgeous location! Yes, this is a must-see. We took lots and lots of pictures. So picturesque !

Thank Sandy2645
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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I got to know this place from an Instagram video I saw. I must say, this location is absolutely fantastic. I was there for the sunset, breathtaking! This is one of the highlights of my trip in northern Italy. Everyone should make the time to...More

Thank Alex D
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