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Portovenere’s brightly painted buildings, lively harbor, and clifftop castle make it a quintessential Italian Riviera town, perched on the rocky shores of the Gulf of Poets (Golfo dei Poeti). An easy detour from the wildly popular Cinque Terre National Park, this comparatively tranquil seaside town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a rich history, delicious seafood, and stunning backdrop of cliffs, caves, and coves—making it ideal for hiking, mountain biking, or just relaxing.

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Via Garibaldi, 9, Portovenere, Italy
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Day Boat Tour Cinque Terre & Porto Venere
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Day Boat Tour Cinque Terre & Porto Venere

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See the Cinque Terre and Porto Venere coastline by boat, and skip the land-based crowds. This half-day experience combines stops to swim and explore by foot with ample time to relax on deck, coast-gazing and snacking on treats from the Liguria region. The boat has a restroom on board, along with a freshwater shower, so you can freshen up after a cool-down dip in the sea.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$177.45
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Cinque Terre Day Trip from Milan

Cinque Terre Day Trip from Milan

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Tap into the beauty of Italy’s famous Cinque Terre coast on this day trip from Milan. Travel in the comfort of a coach bus to the terraced landscape of five cliff-side villages and experience the landscapes by boat as you make your way from Monterosso to La Spezia. This tour includes plenty of free time to explore Monterosso and Manarola, as well as a scenic train trip between the two towns. This Cinque Terre day trip showcases the best of this stunning destination and offers travelers a hassle-free way to explore all the highlights.
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  • 12 hours
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$139.31
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Secret Gulf of Poets and Cinque Terre by sea

Secret Gulf of Poets and Cinque Terre by sea

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See the Gulf of Poets and the Cinque Terre minus the crowds in one relaxing half-day boat trip from La Spezia. Ideal if you’re short on time, this boat ride visits a secluded swim spot that’s inaccessible by foot, and includes time at sea on an inflatable lounger to admire the shores without jostling for space. You’ll also stop at Monterosso al Mare to experience a Cinque Terre village up close.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$116.89
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Cinque Terre Day Trip from Milan With Hotel Pickup

Cinque Terre Day Trip from Milan With Hotel Pickup

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Discover the Cinque Terre of Italy’s Riviera on this full-day trip from Milan. Drive along this UNESCO-listed coast, home to the five colorful villages of Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso. Explore cliffside Manarola independently, and take the coastal train to Monterosso for more free time to relax, eat, and stroll. Finish with a scenic boat trip, admiring the cliff-perched villages from the sea. Round-trip coach transport and Milan hotel pickup included.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$152.27
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Cinque Terre from the sea, SHARED boat tour

Cinque Terre from the sea, SHARED boat tour

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Swim and sightsee around the Cinque Terre with this private boat cruise, and avoid the busy footpaths that line the coast. You’ll leave the navigation to a skipper, and cruise from La Spezia to visit Monterosso al Mare and Riomaggiore on the Cinque Terre coast, and also Portovenere further south. Three types of boat are available to match the needs of your personal group.
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  • 7 hours
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$191.27
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Cinque Terre Private Tour from Lucca

Cinque Terre Private Tour from Lucca

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Spend the day exploring the beauty and culture of Cinque Terre on a full-day, private tour from Lucca. Visit Cinque Terre’s charming villages with time to explore on your own and a stop for lunch. Opt to take a hike or a ferry ride depending on your tastes. Enjoy total flexibility on your a private tour with space for up to eight guests. Avoid the hassles of driving or navigating and leave the details to your guide.
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  • 9 hours
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Cinque Terre Private Tour from Livorno

Cinque Terre Private Tour from Livorno

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Immerse yourself in the beauty of Cinque Terre on this full-day, private shore excursion. Don’t worry about organizing logistics: your guide will pick you up directly from the Livorno port, and you’ll travel in the comfort of an air-conditioned minivan. Venture first to Riomaggiore, one of the five Cinque Terre villages, to explore at your own pace. Continue next to Manarola for more sightseeing. You’ll also have the chance to admire Vernazza and Corniglia, where you can stroll, shop, and dine (own expense) at your own pace.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Cinque Terre Private Tour from La Spezia

Cinque Terre Private Tour from La Spezia

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Maximise your time in La Spezia and head to the Cinque Terre on a private day trip. The UNESCO World Heritage-listed region is home to five fishing villages that are stacked into the cliffs, making for stunning coastal views. This shore excursion packages private transport with your own guide to give you more time there, and is one of the few day trips to visit all five of the Cinque Terre’s picture-perfect villages.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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$935.09
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Half Day Small Group Hike to Portovenere with Local Guide

Half Day Small Group Hike to Portovenere with Local Guide

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Break away from the crowds, and discover a wilder side of the Cinque Terre region, on this small-group hiking tour. Setting off from Riomaggiore, follow your guide through vineyards and other lovely scenery on this challenging trek to Porto Venere. As you go, you’ll enjoy unparalleled vistas overlooking the sea. Upon arrival in Porto Venere, you’ll have time at your leisure to explore before returning to Riomaggiore by boat or by bus and train.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$183.81
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Wedding Proposals Boat Portovenere

Wedding Proposals Boat Portovenere

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Specially designed for couples, this romantic and intimate sunset cruise takes you along the Gulf of Poets in a luxurious privately chartered Italian boat. Departing from La Spezia, relax with an onboard aperitivo, including snacks and a glass of bubbly prosecco. Enjoy a stroll through the picturesque town of Portovenere. Snacks, alcoholic beverages, and bottled water are included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$850.08
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Private Boat Tour from La Spezia to Portovenere and Palmaria Islands Tino Tinetto

Private Boat Tour from La Spezia to Portovenere and Palmaria Islands Tino Tinetto

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Naturalistic tour and snorkeling in the beautiful sea of Portovenere and its pristine islands of Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto to discover seabeds rich in life, including octopus sea breams and glimpses in search of an encounter with dolphins and the fauna and flora of the uncontaminated Palmaria island , between the lapping of the waves and the song of cicadas in the typical Mediterranean vegetation to enter a unique symbiosis with nature!
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  • 3 to 8 hours
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$1,275.13
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Walking towards Portovenere and the secrets of the ancient olives roman mill

Walking towards Portovenere and the secrets of the ancient olives roman mill

Tour: on 17th July 2020 on 14th August 2020 on 9th September 2020 on 22nd October 2020 It is something of different in this area, the roman villa is interesting and is the only one with this ancient press for olive. Very nice and overlooking the bay of Portovenere is the path to reach the panoramic walk along the sea. Many steps. If you ar at least 5 people we can choose different day
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$31.88
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Cinque Terre and Portovenere Private Tour From Forte Dei Marmi

Cinque Terre and Portovenere Private Tour From Forte Dei Marmi

Admire nature’s artistry in Liguria, a spectacular region and home of Cinque Terre – the much acclaimed string of seaside villages along the Italian Riviera. Steep terraces adorned with colorful homes and vineyards, rugged fishermen reeling in their daily catches, and the region’s most famous flavor: pesto. There is no better way to admire the beautiful UNESCO world heritage site of Cinque Terre National Park than from the sea! See as man has overcome the challenge of nature’s steep and uneven hillsides, creating one-of-a-kind residences with unparalleled views. And notice that each home is older than the next, stretching back for centuries. After a pleasant 35 minutes, we’ll stop at Riomagiore, the largest town among the Cinque Terre. Dine on a local dish as you please. To make the most out of this experience in the Italian Riviera, we offer an optional 45 minutes light hike, for those who want to see the Cinque Terre mainland and coastline from a different perspective.
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  • 8 hours
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Montecatini Private Day Trip To Portovenere & Cinque Terre

Montecatini Private Day Trip To Portovenere & Cinque Terre

A customized day trip to Portovenere & the Cinque Terre for the discerning traveler seeking an authentic Italian experience on a small group tour with only the very best of English speaking driver-guides. Travel from Montecatini to discover the colorful fishing town of Portovenere and adventure through the five Cinque Terre villages; a World Heritage site of outstanding beauty. We have great recommendations for planning a wonderful day for you however, as a private tour, if there is anything you would particularly like to see or do, just let us know and we'll do our best to incorporate this into your day. As a small group private tour, you'll visit Italy close up in comfortable Mercedes minivans.
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  • 10 hours
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$903.21
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Riding to Portovenere: an e-bike tour across the magic of

Riding to Portovenere: an e-bike tour across the magic of "Golfo dei Poeti"

The so-called "Golfo dei Poeti" ha s charmed many artists and poets from all over the world, through the centuries: Byron, Shelley, Lawrence and even Dante Alighieri. This private guided tour will allow you to reach the pearl of this enchanting gulf, Portovenere, where the legend says that the goddess of beauty herself. Venus, was born. A quick, pleasant an easy ride on e-bikes will first reach the villages of Biassa, famous for the production of Sciacchetrà wine, and Le Grazie, well known for the precious marble caves. Once in Portovenere, there will be plenty of time to chill out with good glass of wine before getting back.
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  • 4 hours
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$196.58
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Private tour of The Gulf of Poets

Private tour of The Gulf of Poets

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Leave the large crowds of Cinque Terre behind on a private 8-hour tour of the Poet’s Gulf. A ferry from Portovenere takes you to the picturesque Palmaria, Tino, and Tinetto. Serving as inspiration for Byron, DH Lawrence, Virginia Woolf, and other literary greats, the islands are today a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Together with your guide, decide how much time to spend at each location.
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  • 6 hours
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$223.15
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7-Days Italian Lakes and Riviera Tour from Milan

7-Days Italian Lakes and Riviera Tour from Milan

Take a 7-day trip to discover the best of northern Italy. Leave from Milan and see the lakes of Orta, Maggiore, Como, Garda, Iseo and the cities of Como, Bergamo, and Verona. Then head to the Italian Riviera to explore Genoa, Sanremo, Rapallo, Cinque Terre, Portofino, and Santa Margherita. Admire the beautiful scenery as you relax in the towns and learn about a few of the cities on walking tours.
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  • 7 days
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$2,057.20
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Private Tour in Portovenere with personal Photographer

Private Tour in Portovenere with personal Photographer

This new concept of tour, which can be included in any type of tourist package organized by other agencies and which does not replace guided tours in any way, provides for the presence of a tour leader and a professional photographer, who will work together to carry out photographic services along pre-established routes. In this way the traveler will not only be a passive spectator, but instead will feel at the center of the activity, being free to explore and visit the proposed places . He will also be "free" from cameras and all other devices, will be able to enjoy the scheduled time and will receive all the photographic material by e-mail. The project is completed by the possibility of personalizing souvenirs of the chosen destination with shots of our photo service, that can be shipped all over the world, and a dedicated line of clothing and accessories.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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$212.52
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Private aperitif in Cinque Terre on historic boat

Private aperitif in Cinque Terre on historic boat

Afternoon dedicated to a guided tour of Portovenere, a wonderful village with the small church of San Pietro, built on the extreme end of the village from which you can enjoy a marvelous view of the sea, the 12th century castle, the Sanctuary of the Madonna Bianca and the Byron’s Cave, where the English poet used to go to get inspiration for his poems. Later, you will departure aboard the ancient leudo Zigoela (a traditional Ligurian boat) and sail along the coast between the pastel-coloured houses of the ancient village and the uncontaminated Palmaria island, enraptured by the light of the sunset in a unique setting. The breeze of the open sea and the emerald waters will accompany you to discover the jagged coastline and hidden bays until you reach a way known as Via dell’Amore. In a romantic atmosphere, you can enjoy an aperitif of typical Ligurian products and relax with a refreshing dive in the moonlight.
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  • 5 hours
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$478.17
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$478.17

Cinque Terre Yacht Tour

Cinque Terre Yacht Tour

Relax and escape the heat and crowds on a hot summer's day and take in the dynamic rugged landscape of the famous Cinque Terre in style aboard our yacht. This alternative perspective from the sea gives you a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the magnificent landscape, where colourful houses and ancient vineyards cling to the steep terraces. Possibility to disembark en route , also to swim and snorkel in the national park , discover secret swimming caves even locals don't know of ! Light lunch and refreshments included.
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  • 7 hours
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$1,689.54
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Fished and grilled: a private cruise in Cinque Terre and a special lunch onboard

Fished and grilled: a private cruise in Cinque Terre and a special lunch onboard

You may love seafood, but still you may be concerned about finding actual fresh fish in restaurants around. Well, here's the ultimate solution! In this exclusive tour, a boat captain will welcome you on his private fishing boat, for an exclusive cruise that will touch two of the jewels of Eastern Liguria: Portovenere and Monterosso; here, you will have the time to land, have a walk, shop and chill on the beach. During the cruise there will be time for a dive as well, while the captain will prepare an unforgettable seafood lunch onboard. While getting back, you will be in sight of the other enchanting villages of Cinque Terre, hidden between the cliffs and coves: Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore. A special day, in close contact with the elements of this unique region: the sea and the sun.
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  • 8 hours
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$1,152.93
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$1,152.93
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Cinque Terre: private tour in the footsteps of the Shelleys

Cinque Terre: private tour in the footsteps of the Shelleys

Leaving from La Spezia train station, where you will meet your private guide, you will get on a private taxi to reach the beautiful village of Lerici, one of the places that the Shelleys loved the most. In Lerici, after seeing the famous Shelley's house, you will board a ferry boat until you arrive to the picturesque village of Portovenere. Once there, you will start a proper boat tour to see the islands of the Poet's Gulf, such as Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto. These islands are also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will have some time to explore the islands with your guide (you will decide together how much time to dedicate to each island, where to eat and so on). You will discover why poets and writers were fascinated by these places. Byron, Shelley, Virginia Woolf, DH Lawrence: all have dedicated poems and thoughts in this stretch of the Ligurian coast, so rugged and sometimes inaccessible. At the end of the tour, your guide will take you back to La Spezia train station.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$223.15
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$223.15
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Private Easy Cinque Terre day trip from the port of Livorno

Private Easy Cinque Terre day trip from the port of Livorno

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Want to visit the Cinque Terre but have limited mobility or stamina? With our private Easy Cinque Terre excursion you can! Our courteous and knowledgeable driver will pick you up right at the ship. We will visit Portovenere, Vernazza and Corniglia -- three of the most beautiful and indicative places in the Cinque Terre area. We've selected them because they're quite flat, so they're manageable even for those who use mobility aids. You will travel in air-conditioned comfort in a sedan or minivan, which enables us to bring you into the village or reasonably close, where buses aren't permitted. Taking the ferry to travel from Portovenere to Vernazza is an option (extra cost). You must be steady on your feet to board; the gangway is narrow and sometimes unstable. Note: In Italy drivers can share information while you are in the vehicle but are NOT permitted to go with you once leave the vehicle. Local licensed guides who can accompany you on foot are available for additional cost.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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$327.28
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$327.28
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4 Day Italian Riviera from Milan

4 Day Italian Riviera from Milan

Pack more of northern Italy into your vacation with this 4-day trip to the Italian Riviera. Making it easy to visit Genoa, the Cinque Terre, and the Ligurian coast in one trip, the experience combines daily excursions with prebooked hotel accommodation and air-conditioned transport right from your Milan hotel. Ample free time is worked in to the itinerary so you can discover Italy’s seaside delights at your own pace, too.
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  • 4 days
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$1,050.92
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