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Castello Doria

Porto Venere, Italy
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Cinque Terre and Portovenere Day Trip from Florence
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Porto Venere, Italy
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"entrance fee"
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"worth the climb"
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"stunning views"
in 3 reviews
"san pietro"
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"castle"
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"harbour"
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"town"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a 5 euro entrance fee and it is well worth it. A few cute cats will great you on your way up through the entrance. Then with a little more climbing, the views are spectacular. Great panoramic view of the city and the...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

The views were great, but on this day the neighbors were burning brush from their olive trees and we nearly choked. There was too much smoke to relax and take in the history. Not a lot here and I thought not enough for the 5€...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

A very interesting & small Castle in the scheme of things. On an afternoon visit we left it a bit late & found it closed but the area offered great views over the town of Porto Venere and the surrounds and is just one more...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Great view and worth the walk up to the top. We had a lovely morning walk and took in lots of photo opportunities along the way. Well worth it

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

The views from this castle were indeed very good. Looking down on the Church of St. Peter were stunning; however, unless we missed something, there was not much else to see or explore. The only area open to see was the amphitheater. There were no...More

Thank Paulette C
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Was very surprised at how much there was to see and learn about inside the Castle Doria! Especially loved that it was right in the heart of Portevenere and we didn't have to travel to see it! Wonderful views of the harbor from the Castle!

Thank Hawk099
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Lots of stairs to get up to the top but you are rewarded with not only stunning views, but amazed at how the could possible have built this place up the hill with its commanding view of the harbor and town.

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

It dominates the town. Worth the climb for the stunning views, the Castello is not to be missed when in Portovenere.

Thank c b
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The Doria family left quite a legacy here in Portovenere. Tourism has brought enormous new opportunities to the community.

Thank Andrew D
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

The castle is accessed via the main street from the harbour area. The walk is quite hard but the views make the effort worthwhile.There is the pretty Church of San Pietro at the top and some attractive garden areas also. It is well worth a...More

Thank David E
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