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Lungo Calata Doria, 19018, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 790684
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All reviews lit candles the cliff spectacular views great photo opportunities patron saint lots of history interesting architecture great history roman times worth a visit ligurian sea beautiful wedding seaside village cinque terre worth the climb la spezia grotto
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Porto Venere, is a lovely sea side town and San Pietro is perched up on the cliff. For the healthy an easy walk. The views are spectacular, especially as the sun is going down. Only takes 30 min to walk around. Free access.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jennyc684
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Fun for the kids, great photo opportunities. Lots of steps and windows to see the view from. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank russellf451
Reviewed 25 October 2018

The church dates back centuries and is built at the top of a sheer rock cliff. It is truly an amazing place!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank steve f
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

This was gem to visit as the view from up here were amazing. I strongly recommend coming on this part as It also allows You to start on your walk through the town. Great view Of the water From here

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

We just loved walking up to this church from the dock. It is a very small church, but it is on such a great outcropping! Loved it!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank VickiA63
Reviewed 4 October 2018

My visit to the church was as part of a self directed walk through Portovenere to the top of the hill where the church commands amazing views out to the Gulf of La Spezia Walk up is relatively easy but one still needs to be...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank buob2016
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Like Chisa san Lorenzo this is a very old church but unlike san Lorenzo it is a strikingly simple, plain place of worship perhaps best exemplified by the church organ. It is located on the narrow promontory at the base of the castello. The walk...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank stefano523
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

From the ferry boat docks we walked through the streets to San Pietro Church which is nice. Climb to the top for photos and don’t miss the nearby arch with access to Byron’s Grotto. Swimmers seemed crazy due to rough water but we had a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 705KarenR705
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Located Lungo Calata Doria, on top of the rock, built on the ruins of an ancient religious building of the VI century, dominates the entry to the bay; San Pietro was built on the twelft century on this top of the headland, with a spectacular...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

It makes you wonder, why would people build a church on such a location, right at the end of town, on the cliff point, overlooking the town, the cliffs of Cinqueterre and Palmaria island. Nice little church, but the views really make it exceptional!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank h_schamhardt
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17 March 2015|
Response from elenussi |
Hi, you can look for a taxi boat.
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