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19025, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 790691
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19025, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 790691
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice city to stay and visit Cinqueterre from there by boat. Nice sots to swim and ruins + ancient bueatiful churches. Each breath taking view is something to remember.

Thank Agnes C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited here on the ferry from Monterosso and we were blown away with this area. Coming in through the heads the Bay Area opens up and the view of the poet and surrounding area, with the Alps in the background was spectacular. Although not part...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The particular place we ate at what adjacent to the old church at the end of the town. I cant say I have ever been in a more spectacular setting. It is small, and we really only had a drink and looked out over the...More

Thank Daniel1805
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this place! We were staying in Le Grazie so walked to Portovenere then bussed back. I preferred Portovenere to the more well known Cinque Terre villages. The water is amazing, accessed from large boulders (and ladders into the water). It is advisable purchase...More

1  Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed in PortoVenere for 3 days when visiting 5 terre, I found it absolutely wonderful! The place is small but well taken care of, the views are breath taking, there are quite a few touristic attractions (Doria castle, San Pietro and San Lorenzo curches,...More

Thank Irene M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for a wedding Sept. 1. The weather was delightful..sunny and breezy. There is a medieval church, San Pietro,high on a hill overlooking the bay..built next to a Roman temple. It's a bit of an uphill walk but well worth it! The town...More

Thank Janice M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in La Spezia and took the bus to Portovenere which only took about 20 minutes. You get a lovely view of the town as you approach it from the winding road. There are lots of eating places along the waterside. I could not...More

Thank Marilyn E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Portovenere is a typical Ligurian village with tall, narrow colorful houses close to each other. It has nothing to envy to the neighboring and definitely more reknown Cinque Terre. It is located in an extremely panoramic position on the edge of the Gulf of La...More

Thank theyoungtraveler97
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I landed here with my parents on accident after our travel agent booked the wrong hotel. The taxi driver suggested we stay here and we stayed at the Grand Hotel Portovenere. Turned out to be a blessing in disguise. Fabulous accommodations with amazing service. You...More

Thank Gigi V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Portovenere is really the place where my husband and I fell in love with! It is beautiful- the town on the edge of the water, which is so clear and blue-green. Amazing to just look at and walk around in the little town area!!! Definitely...More

Thank Molly Z
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22 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
15 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