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San Pietro Church

Lungo Calata Doria, 19018, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 790684
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Lungo Calata Doria, 19018, Porto Venere, Italy
+39 0187 790684
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The (generally gentle) climb through the old town, or along the harbour, and up the uneven steps, is rewarded by the church, and the surrounding views.

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love to just sit in this absolutely lovely and extremely charming church to meditate and realise life is beautiful. Do throw a coin for luck out of the window on the pillar outside.

Thank Viathou P
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

We walked up to the church and its beautiful. We could only peak in the windows because they were decorating for a wedding. I'm sure that was a beautiful wedding!

Thank bkdj96
Reviewed June 24, 2017

This hill top has always had a temple or a church on it. In 1256, this church was built to replace the Roman temple to Venus that stood there. The black and white rock used in it's construction is 'Portoro Marble'. It's a dark veined...More

Thank Violette54
Reviewed June 16, 2017

This lovely church was a surprise find for us. We stayed in Porto Venere as a way to visit Cinque Terre and found that we liked Porto Venere way better. This church and the surrounding area were why. The view of the church from both...More

Thank Jenipher L
Reviewed June 13, 2017

I cannot begin to tell of my love for this place. I have never found a bad day there. When you journey up to San Pietro it is like you can visualise yourself in the old days when poets of the world came here to...More

Thank LisaPattenden
Reviewed June 13, 2017

This beautiful old church is one of the must visit places in Porto Venere. Very old and authentic with a serene feeling. The architechture and location of the church is such that you wont miss it when you get to Porto Venere.Also a good place...More

Thank Petru V
Reviewed June 5, 2017

A striking landmark of Portovenere. It is amazing to view from the sea as the views are from the church. Consecrated in 1198. And the notable white and black bands dates back to second half of thirteenth century. Interior of the church is nice and...More

Thank high_low73
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

High on a promontory above Porto Venere a nice little church in a stunning setting. Great views in many directions. You can view Byron's grotto to one side as you walk out to the church.

Thank msgtp
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

it is free to enter and the church is situated ona cliff at the southern end of portoverne, which offers an amazing view of the ocean and the hillside. you can also people watch

Thank Teresa V
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Hi, you can look for a taxi boat.
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