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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
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
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!
Perched on top of a rocky cliff, this Gothic-Genoese style church is a really beautiful landmark and well worth a visit. An exquisite backdrop for photos and view across Portovenero Bay ("Bay of Poets").
If you are looking for the fairytale wedding venue, this is it! Perfect for small intimate weddings only though! It is a small, historically rich chapel just off of Castello Doria with amazing seascape views!
San Pietro Church looks as though it is protecting the entry point to Porto Verene. It sits high on top of the cliff overlooking the ocean. You can walk to it and explore it. To hard for me. Great location to take in the views
This church sits on top of a cliff! It is a very dramatic setting when entering Portovenere. The view from the church are also spectacular. On the spot where the church stands, the base was a pagan temple devoted to Venus. You cannot miss it...More