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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

Highly recommend staying here while visiting Cinque Terre. Lovely town without the touristy feel. It seems to be the holiday spot for Italians versus other Europeans.

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can rich Portovenere by different means of communication. I came by car. Spending whole day is the bets to park a car att the parking just att the beginning of the town - 5 € per day. Otherwise 1,5 - 2,5 per hour if...More

Thank Jaroslaw M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am so glad that I added this to the list of places to visit in northern Italy this summer, I think this is my favorite place from the whole trip even when the weather was a bit sporadic. The are beautiful sites to see...More

3  Thank Corinna B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just an hour's drive from Pisa airport you will find Portovenere. This small and idyllic city is located in a charming and picturesque bay. One can find a rich selection of restaurants that almost all serve seafood. Highly recommended.

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

"Paradise in Earth" was how Lord Byron described the five villages of Cinque Tere (say Chink wah Ter e). The Gulf of La Spezia was called 'Gulfo Dei Poeti,' since Bryon was in the habit of swimming across it to visit his friend, the poet,...More

3  Thank Violette54
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful town - great launching pad for day trips to Cinque Terre. One of our favorite places. Beautiful scenery, good restaurants - very low key atmosphere.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent, worth the stay. Make sure you visit the Castello for the magnificent views. Lovely sunsets.

Thank Elizabet1234
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Our cruise ship docked in La Spezia and we took a day excursion to the Cinqueterre via Portovenere. The colorful houses along the harbor and the rocky walk up to the stunning St. Peter's Church took our breath away, along with the view along the...More

1  Thank RAINBOW1
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We planned a trip to Cinque Terre with stay at La Spezia. CT is much popular international tourist destination with lots of mentions on the internet. Thanks to our Airbnb host we got to know of Portovenere which is right towards an end of Liguria...More

1  Thank Shrutika J
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful town and surrounding area with the Cinque Terra a must visit too! Absolutely loved or visit here and really enjoyed going around Cinque Terra shops. The place has stunning views, great restaurants and cafes and is well worth pouring in the...More

2  Thank Rowie08
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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
17 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