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This location is a charming and beautiful location that will serve as a great short term stop over for those seeking sightseeing opportunities. Whilst the scenery and historical buildings are quite stunning these will keep you occupied for a relatively short period (few hours on...More
Located out on the point of the harbour. It is around a 30 minute ferry ride to get there. The views along the way are interesting as the ferry passes the naval yards and the Italian Navy Seal training centre.
The scenery as you approach...More
Picturesque place with plenty of sites (free entry!) Loved walking around the town. Much more interesting than the cinque terre towns. Perhaps I was lucky to have visited when there weren’t many tourists!
We were advised by our receptionist at our hotel in Monterosso to visit Porto Venere. Turned out to probably be more appealing than Cinque Terre. Fabulous bays, great bars/restaurants and a quaint, yet classy shopping street/alley - not selling the "tat" found in some of...More
The town is definitely nice and picturesque but is totally overcrowded with tourists. It is impossible to park and the ferries bring in so many additional tourists that the town is difficult to navigate.
We preferred Lerici which is a town nearby that is a...More
Everything about this place was amazing. Less crowds and tourists to compete with. Beautiful water, city and surrounding landscapes. Amazing views from the castle on top. Strongly suggest that anyone visiting the Cinque Terre spend a day here. We took the Ferry from La Spezia...More
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Sorry I just saw this post. We took a boat from Monterosso to Portovenere. I believe it was around $33 euros and took about an hour and a half to go from Monterosso to Portovenere. It seems like a long time, but the view... More
Sorry I just saw this post. We took a boat from Monterosso to Portovenere. I believe it was around $33 euros and took about an hour and a half to go from Monterosso to Portovenere. It seems like a long time, but the view was so incredible that the time went quickly. I believe you can get off at the various villages, and then back on and go to the next village. You can inquire and buy tickets at a booth in the marina area by the church of St Peter. A very good option to the bus and train.