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Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere

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Via Garibaldi, 9, 19025, La Spezia, Italy
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Reviewed 17 November 2018

The views from the sea are breathtakingly beautiful. We also drove up the coast and then explored the Cinque Terre by foot and Train.The villages are colorful. The landscape surrounding them astounding. There are terraced hillside vineyards, olive, and lemon groves. Truly one off the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Lord Byron did make a swim from Porto Venere to Lerici. Probably not in same conditions: orange alert and heavy rain.. but still the place is tempting, powerful and likeable. Somehow you feel like you are come "home". Must write a poem or two :)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank eMrakulas
Reviewed 24 October 2018

The views from portovenere across the golfo dei poeti on one side and down the cinque terre on the other are incredible. A small traditional place but really worth seeing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank r1nardi
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The five towns along the coast of Cinque Terre are beautiful and fun to explore. Do your homework in advance to figure out which options - hiking, boating or train hopping - is best for you and your group. You need to purchase a pass...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

The Golf of Poets with Lerici, Portovenere and the small islands is a beautiful spot in Liguria, at the beginning of the 5 Terre. The settings is unique. It is suggested to have a boat tour to better appreciate it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bisa8989
Reviewed 28 September 2018

I visited this area as part of a tour Group. We took the boat from La Spezia with hundreds of other tourists and locals . Whilst others on board could get off earlier, we stopped first at Portovenere. For us this was our first close...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank buob2016
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We preferred Porto Venere to the Cinque Terre. Just as beautiful as it's famous neighbours, but far easier to reach, less crowds and a really lovely atmosphere. Would love to visit again and maybe stay here instead of La Spezia

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Take a bus or boat but don't miss the best gem of La Spezia. Natural and historical beauty that is breathtaking.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank James S
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Porto Venere is really a jewel, strolling in and up the town is a magic experience, the only problem is parking but once this is reasonably solved it is possible to enjoy the place in many fashions

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Luigi Q
Reviewed 16 April 2018

beautiful colorful villages, great uniq relaxing view, special scenary, great restaurants, calm waters, nice fishing boats

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank bmnava
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Response from Jeffmachoman | Reviewed this property |
Bus is convenient, buy tickets from stalls near his-stop. Ask the local people. Regular buses go there.
30 March 2015|
Response from Powerpuff66 |
No there is no train however you can get the boat from the front of La Spezia. It's a beautiful journey, takes about 15 minutes and the sail into Porto Venere is to die for!!! Photo opportunity not to miss. You can get the... More