Portovenere is the perfect starting point to discover the Cinque Terre from the sea. Thanks to its strategic position, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the magical atmosphere of the Ligurian Sea, discovering real gems such as the enchanting Gulf of Poets, Palmaria Island, Tino, Tinetto and the suggestive Cinque Terre.
In fact, around Porto Venere you will have the opportunity to choose from a range of perfect solutions for all needs for a day of relaxation.
Palmaria Island is the largest of the Ligurian islands, the only one still inhabited and the most famous, the archipelago is made up of two other smaller islands: Tino and Tinetto. The island, characterized by lush nature and magnificent landscapes, is located right in front of Portovenere, making it a perfect day trip.
To reach Palmaria Island, you can rely on the numerous ferry services available in the port of Portovenere, such as the Cooperativa Barcaioli di Portovenere. Their boat ferries are active all year round, although the frequency of the trips is reduced during the winter months. At the entrance of the Portovenere’s port, near the main square, you will find the ticket office where you can consult timetables and prices.
To reach the islands of Tino and Tinetto as well as Palmaria Island, the only possible solution is the tour of the three islands, organized by the Consorzio Marittimo delle Cinque Terre. The fleet also offers the possibility of trips to discover the Cinque Terre.
Not to be missed is the tour that includes a visit to the Cinque Terre, the ideal opportunity to admire these places from a unique point of view: from the sea! Portovenere, Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, Monterosso and Levanto: a journey of beauty! As for the destinations listed above, ferry services are always available, but for those who prefer to go extra, there is the possibility of organizing private boat tours with aperitivo onboard!
The Italian Aperitivo onboard is in fact a moment of pure joy, where conviviality and breathtaking landscapes come together to give you an unrepeatable experience. Visit Portovenere, admire the Byron Cave and let yourself be pampered by the waves aboard a typical fishing boat: the gozzo! One of our favorite experiences!
If you want to get to know the area without giving up a real five-star experience, the ideal is an elegant journey to discover the Cinque Terre aboard our yacht. A 6-hour tour where you can fully enjoy the Italian Dolce Vita without giving up any comfort. For more information click here.
Did your love of navigation turn you into a real sailor? Do not worry, from Portovenere it is possible to visit these maritime gems even in total autonomy. You can choose from a long list: sea boats, fishing boats, rafts, motorboats and jet skis. Everything you need to venture out to discover the area, to find out more click here. Your adventure in Portovenere is about to begin!