Private boat trip to the Poets' Gulf from Portovenere
Genoa & Liguria

Private boat tour to the Poets' Gulf from Portovenere

1 h
Walking Tours
Private
difficulty Very easy
Walking
Wheelchair Not Accessible
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Private boat eXPerience to the Poets' Gulf from Portovenere

Join this private boat tour from the ancient town of Portovenere to the famous islands of the “Gulf of Poets”, catching the naturally stunning sites of cliffs, grottos, and fortress in the Italian Riviera.

Private boat trip to the Poets' Gulf from Portovenere highlights: 

  • Discover all the beauty of Portovenere
  • Admire the impressive cliffs, caves and fortresses
  • Reach the islands of the Gulf of Poets by boat
  • Admire Portovenere from the water of Ligurian Sea
  • Observe the views and the nature of Liguria
Description: 

Discover the allurements of Portovenere and the famous islands of the Gulf of Poets along with its rich historical heritage in a private boat tour.

Portovenere

Come along and join this private boat tour departing from the ancient town of Portovenere. The town itself is surrounded by Mediterranean vegetation, rocky horizons, and a crystalline sea. Your private guide will lead you to discover the combination of beauty and history that created this wonderful strip of homes that lay across the shoreline of the marina.

Boat Tour of Gulf of Poets

You will take a private boat tour of the famous islands of the “Gulf of Poets”. A gorgeous bay that is full of quaint little villages with colorful buildings on steep cliffs. The impressive cliffs, grottos, and fortresses of this beautiful stretch of coast were loved by numerous poets and writers such as Byron and Shelley.

Byron Grotto

The Byron’s Grotto is named after an event when the English poet Lord Byron swam across the bay of Portovenere to visit another fellow poet, Shelley. The beautiful cove is located at the end of the Protovenere’s promontory, just below the 13th century Gothic Church of St. Peter. The view at Byron’s Grotto highlights the beauty of the Mediterranean Sea. The Byron Cup, swimming challenge is held every year to commemorate Byron’s legendary action.

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