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Isola Palmaria

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Nice Trek!

You should go and spend one entire day just for the trekking and the views ;) Just be ready to walk a lot :)

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Turin, Italy

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Turin, Italy
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

You should go and spend one entire day just for the trekking and the views ;) Just be ready to walk a lot :)

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We got the boat from the harbour at portovenere, great value at 4€ each. Fantastic photo opportunities as you pull out of the harbour. Looking forward to the great beaches. It was a little disappointing. Sad to say. The island is a brilliant walk, has history but a little feel of neglect. It has a lovely fish resteraunt, but we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Visited the island just for the day while I was staying near Portovenere. There was an easy boat ride across and the boat was very accessible to someone as clumsy and unbalanced as me. The island was pretty to walk around but I spent most of the time on the beach. Nice clean water but bring surf shoes or something... More 

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Porto Recanati, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We go here for the above two restaurants. Locanda is perfect. Pozzale is great for swimming from the rocks and eating an old fashioned meal/location, which we also love. Beautiful trip around the island to see the other two islands: Tino and Tinetto.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I was in this area for hiking the Cinque Terre. The hostelier recommended a boat trip to Isola Palmaria. We had a wonderful time there. We took a ferry from La Spzia to the East side of the island (timetable: 9.30, 11.30, 14.00 and 15.15 from La Spezia to Pozzale). After arriving, we walked around the island, and it took... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

A circuit of the small island is a pleasant way to spend a morning. Great views to the mainland and especially across to Porto Venere. The paths are well signed but be aware that there may not be any refreshments on the islands except at peak holiday periods.

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Gloucestershire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Walked around the island on our last day. Not the prettiest of places but very peaceful and beautiful in parts. We were lucky enough to see wild goats. Well worth a visit.

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The trail around the island is terrific, if a little challenging in some places. You get some wonderful views of the bay, the villages and the other islands. The boat tours are also a good idea - a pleasant hour seeing a different angle on the whole thing again. The gulls are very noisy - a constant cacaphony, especially on... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I had no idea how difficult the trail around the island would be for me. I would not recommend it without poles and good shoes, it is narrow at time and very rocky in places. Beautiful views, allow at least 2-3 hours to do it. The restaurant Locanda Lorena is an excellent restaurant we had lunch at there with picturesque... More 

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Chiavari, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

take a 5 minutes boat from portovere,as you arrive you turn to the left and keep on going following the main path:spectacular views of Scuola tower in the sea and Tino island -then up to the top with great rocks that make me remember calanques in france-simply beautiful

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