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Lungo Calata Doria, 19018, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 790684
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank russellf451
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank steve f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank sitcharliesit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

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

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

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

1  Thank Karen R
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

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!

Thank h_schamhardt
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Very charming old church with a limited amount of interior interest but well worth a visit.........the views outside however, are wow!

Thank venicefish
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17 March 2015|
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Hi, you can look for a taxi boat.
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