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Excursion to Portovenere and hiking on Palmaria Island
Join this special private tour in Liguria of the ancient town of Portovenere and an adventurous hike on the Palmaria Island.
Private Trip of Portovenere and hiking on Palmaria Island from Portovenere highlights:
- Participate in our luxurious treatment to the ancient town of Portovenere
- Take part in this tour: discover the particularities of the Ligurian coast
- Join this hiking adventure on Palmaria Island, catching spectacular sight and sceneries
- Discover the Gulf of the Poets where many beloved poets spent their time gaining inspirations
- Learn of the origins and history of Portovenere and what makes it a Regional Natural Park
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Meet with your local private guide at your hotel in Portovenere. From there, you will depart immediately to Palmaria Island. You will have enough time to hike on the beautiful island, catching panoramic views and interesting sites. At the end of the hike, you will make your way back to Portovenere and venture into the ancient town to discover the combination of beauties and history that lines along the shores of the Marina.
Gulf of Poets
Gulf of Poets is also known as the Gulf of La Spezia that has gorgeous colorful buildings, quaint villages, and steep cliffs. The serene clear water surrounding the Italian Riviera magnifies the charms of the Gulf of Poets. The bay is most loved by famous and well-known poets and writers such as, Shelley, Byron, Petrarch, and Montale who took the quietness as their channeling thoughts and inspirations. The beauty of it is unspeakable. A fishing bay much likens to Cinque Terre offers you a great place to indulge in fresh seafood while enjoying the warm climate.
Hike through the Palmaria Island
Arriving by ferry from the ancient town of Portovenere, you will get a spectacular view of the Palmaria Island and the Gulf of Poets that is before the village. We will start our half a day hike on the beautiful vegetation island and see its beautiful beaches that are unspoiled and untouched by mankind. Here you will see many interesting sights and views of Portovenere and the Gulf of La Spezia. As we venture out into the island, features such as Grotta Azzurra (Blue Cave), Cave of Pigeons and Mediterranean vegetation that is composed of 500 species!
Ancient Town of Portovenere
At the end of the hiking trip, you will make your way back to Portovenere. It is a hidden treasure with breathtaking landscapes that are naturally architected by mother nature and mankind over time. A town that is rich in history, its story can still be seen and re-told through monuments and ancient buildings like Doria Castle, St. Peter Church and St. Lawrence Church. The city's Art Nouveau architecture can be seen throughout the buildings, garden, arts and theaters.
Discover the beauty of Liguria
Join also the Private Tour of Santa Margherita and Portofino with Snorkeling Experience or the Private Tour of Portovenere with Boat Ride!
- Departure from Portovenere
- Palmaria Island
- Return and visit of Portovenere
- Local private guide
- Roundtrip ferry tickets Portovenere - Palmaria island
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We suggest you wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.
This tour departs from Portovenere: you will meet the guide at your hotel.
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.