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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you have time, climb to the top of Castle Doria, Visit the Church on the way up, and pay the small admission fee to come inside. Views from these heights are amazing! Pictures get better and better in Porto Venere the higher you climb.

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Yes an entrance fee of 5 Euros bit the grounds and interior were worth the visit.The grounds and views of the sea and surrounding areas were soothing and spectacular.

Thank venicefish
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Not really much to the castle itself but the views are lovely from there. €5 per person to get in. There was some work going on in the one and only room in the castle when we visited at the end of May. It's nice...More

Thank Melsy1
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Castello Doria has a €5 (free for kids) entry fee so many people seem to walk up there, and turn around. It’s well worth going in and exploring. Our 4yo had a great time climbing the stairs, looking through the peep holes searching for ‘pirates’,...More

Thank ladyl81
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Followed Rick Steve's advice and did not go inside but loved the walk there as well as the grounds. Excellent views.

Thank RandiFayeC
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We climbed up the steep stairs on the right side of town to the castle. We paid the 5 euro each. We were amazed. First, the sights from the top were unbelievable. The scenes of the surrounding area were wonderful. Next, we had the place...More

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 12 April 2018

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

Thank 218tealg
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

Thank cmurff3
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

Thank Skeney57
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

Thank johjoyce
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