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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 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place with harbor, shopping street that ends up with a cute church and the end build on the cliffs.

Thank Folkwin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even though this is becoming a tourist hotspot it still retains its Small town charm, culture and history. We visited on a cruise ship excursion that was the best of our trip. We watched fisherman bring fresh catches to the markets, pesto being made in...More

Thank splat007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great people watching. Nice walking through the castle to the sea surrounded by nice shops and cages.

1  Thank abosco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As good or better than the hordes of visitors to the Cinque Terre. Great spot to start that adventure or explore on your own for a few days.

1  Thank MrJ0shuaM1ller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having been warned about overcrowding in Cinque Terre, we decided to find a place nearby where we could stay that would be a staging area for our visit to CT. After a lot of research, I discovered Portovenere. Here's what makes it so good for...More

Thank Dubi S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Manarola (recommend) and bought an all day ticket on the ferry to visit the five towns plus Portovenere. Being our first stop we thought we'd spend about an hour with a short stroll and long coffee. Wrong! We spent over three hours...More

1  Thank LorikeetR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this place for a day trip. We drove from Lucca about 90 minutes. Lovely places to see and eat.

Thank MaryOnTheSquare
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Porto Venere the day after we had visited the five towns of Cinque Terre. In my view it was a much better day. Cinque Terre is special and worth visiting as most people will attest but Porto Venere has more to offer than...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a more relaxed place to visit with less crowds than the cinque terre down to the fact you can't get here by train: most come by boat. It's a village that stretches across the harbour with a line of pretty coloured buildings. There...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you go to the Cinque Terre, make sure that you also visit the enchanting village of Porto Venere because this village is extremely beautiful. With its walls it is surely one of the nicest historic seaside villages/cities around the world and can be compared...More

Thank KemikOjstra
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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 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
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