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.
Not to be missed. Perched on the last pinnacle of the peninsula is the church of 1,000 images and its stark striped interior comes as a fresh surprise. One can see why Lord Byron, mesmerized by such beauty, decided to swim from here to Lerici. And in the opposite direction the 5Terre await
San Pietro Church is at the tip of the headland along from the harbour of this pretty fortified fishing village Portovenere. The church was built in honour of the patron saint of fisherman in the 13th century and apparently it incorporated parts of an earlier 6th church. It seems to grow out of the rocks. On the day I was... 更多
Porto Venere is a great little secret south of Cinque Terre. It is a hidden gem of history, beauty and the get-away for Italians during holiday. The hike up the steps to the historic church is beyond beautiful. We saw a wedding procession going up the stairs and the churchbells were ringing "Here Comes The Bride". It was surreal.
This is a wonderful simple church on the point. It is reachable by a nice walk of 10-15 min inside the village (recently filled with touristic shops): the contrast between the narrow street and the opening of sky and water on both sides is a great experience. The church was built 700 years ago with white and gray stones which... 更多
This is an incredible edifice in a most spectacular setting. The sound of the sea pounding on the rocks far below coupled with the serenity of the sanctuary is a transcendental experience.
We fell into Porto Venere by mistake (blame the GPS) but what a great find (from being lost!) It is a quaint village with a lovely feel and view. I was blown away by how pretty it was and i was so glad we found it! I took a walk up to the Church Of Saint Peter and i was... 更多