In a stunning location on an exposed peninsula, this church has seen a lot of history and its simple black interior is attractive. Its decorated doors and the view from the roof terrace alongside are worth a visit on their own.
I first approached Portovenere by boat from La Spezia - a very pleasant ride indeed - and the view of the brightly colored houses, topped by a castle, was hard to beat. Until, that is, I walked down the road along the harbor and got a look at San Pietro! This is simply put, a stunner! whether you are looking... 更多
Why build a church on the cliffs as well as the second in the town ? Who can understand these matters. Look at the postcards and buy one of the waves breaking on the church if you visit on a calm day
Standing on guard at the end of the headland this tiny church is surrounded by dramatic rocks. The miniature pipes for the church organ were fascinating. Byron's grotto is nearby, where the med. was pounding the rocks.
The Church of San Pietro is small, and can get busy, but is well worth visiting for the views, if nothing else. If you manage to visit at a quiet time, it must be lovely!
San Pietro is just a couple of minutes walk from the centre of Portovenere; if you go to the island of Palmaria it is the first thing you will see as you look back to the mainland, as it is right at the end of the promontory. From the path along the seafront you climb some steps, and then go... 更多
The small church of San Pietro is located a bit uphill from the old part of Portovenere. It's really worth a visit. The church itself isn't much more than a chapel, but the views on the bay and coast are stunning.
The short walk here from the center of the village is worthy if only for the views. The church sits on a point of land with spectacular views that are not to be missed.