Day Tour

Cruise Shore Experience - Porto Venere Orientation Tour (2 Hours)

Onirikos, Italian Experiences Designer

Porto Venere, Italy

Valid for Travel Now Through: 31 Dec 2018

Cruise Shore Experience - Porto Venere Orientation Tour (2 Hours )

Porto Venere, Italy

Tour Features

Experience(s)

  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Family Vacations
  • Sightseeing

Meals

None

Recommended Ages

All Ages

Activity Level

Easy

Description


Porto Venere Orientation Tour


You will meet your Guide at ship dock or at tender mooring; he will wait for you handling the Onirikos arrival board.

Now your Porto Venere Orientation Tour begins.

You will certainly enjoy Porto Venere Orientation Tour; the ancient Portus Veneris is believed to date back to at least the middle of the 1st century BC. Its natural landscape is enhanced by the beautiful colored linking tower houses, which form an ancient defense structure.

Take a walk along the seaside, pop into the shops, selling typical products and local handicrafts and climb up to the picturesque Gothic church of San Pietro with its typical white and black bands, perched on top of the promontory and built on the remains of the Roman temple dedicated to the goddess.

Porto Venere and its archipelago, which includes the islands of Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto have been declared a UNESCO World Heritage. This area is also part of the Parco Naturale Regionale. Porto Venere's harbor, lined with brightly colored houses and narrow medieval streets, lead up to the castle: the Andria Doria Castle, built by the Genoese between the 12th and 17th centuries, dominates Porto Venere. It's a beautiful walk up to the castle and the hill offers great views of San Pietro Church and the sea, the sea where the poet Byron used to swim!

Porto Venere is an historical jewel surrounded by the unique splendor of a naturally magnificent landscape. It expects you, justifying its ancient promise of exquisite beauty.

After the visit the guide will escort you at a typical Restaurant and after the lunch your driver will escort you back to the Port.

About Us

We offer unique access to some of the most unavailable & undiscovered experiences one can imagine. A Milan shopping experience in a fashion designer’s showroom? A private dinner in Venice on the roof terrace of Peggy Guggenheim? Quad bike trekking on the active Etna volcano with an extreme-sport guide? Whatever your client can dream, we can deliver. We focus on designing non-Googleable experiences—watching the Palio di Siena horse race from a hot-air balloon; visiting the private castle where the Godfather trilogy was shot. Kids love visiting an ice cream factory, while big kids clamor for a chance to drive a Maserati or Lamborghini.

Insider Tip

Visit to Excavation underneath the Vatican • Truffle Hunt in Tuscany or Piemonte • Vasari Corridor in Florence • Private visit to the Sistine Chapel

Terms & Conditions

PAYMENT TERMS AND CANCELLATION CONDITIONS (general policy)

Please ALWAYS refer to the specific payments terms and cancellation policy clearly stated in the booking form. The payments terms and cancellation fees might depends on seasonality and on the specific service booked (i.e. an after hour private visit can be NON refundable already at the time of the booking)

Villa-Apartments Rental, Yacht Charter, Private Jet and Helicopter Charter:

- from time of confirmation to 121 days prior to arrival 30% of the total amount due is not refundable;

- between 120 and 61 days prior to arrival 60% of the total amount due is not refundable;

- from 60 days prior to arrival or in case of no show 100% of the total amount due is not refundable.

Hotel Bookings:

- from time of confirmation to 61 days prior to arrival 30% of the total amount due is not refundable;

- between 60 and 31 days prior to arrival 50% of the total amount due is not refundable;

- from 30 days prior to arrival or in case of no show 100% of the total amount due is not refundable.

All other services:

- from time of confirmation to 121 days prior to arrival no penalty will be charged;

- between 120 and 61 days prior to arrival 30% of the total amount due is not refundable;

- between 60 and 31 days prior to arrival 75% of the total amount due is not refundable;

- from 30 days prior to arrival or in case of no show 100% of the total amount due is not refundable.



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Rome and Sorrento, Italy

By: EBC


Reviewed on: 12 Jun 2017

The guides were knowledgeable and easy to understand. We enjoyed them very much.
Travel Advisor:  Kimberly Georgi

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By: Michael


Reviewed on: 25 Jul 2018

Well I guess I could have taken a cab or a train to get to my destinations, but I felt it would be easier to book a car service. I would not recommend another car service beyond Onirikos. They were always on time, with a clean and comfortable car. The time between cities went by so quickly, and was a great way of seeing Italy. I would recommend them to anyone who wants to pay a little bit more for stress free, efficient transport within Italy.
Travel Advisor:  Amy Rasmussen

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By: Dolomites


Reviewed on: 27 Jul 2018

Stefano took very good care of us and made my baggage appear after I got the run around by the airport. They treated us like we were their only clients and like they were our personal concierge service. AMAZING.
Travel Advisor:  Laura Hartman