Portovenere is situated 47 Km far from
Hotel Roma in Marina di Massa - Tuscany
Portovenere, which draws its name from a temple devoted to the goddess Venus, is a characteristic small village with a jagged coast that is situated in the western part of the Gulf of La Spezia. The origins of the suburb seem actually to date back to the VI century B.C. even if the first historical traces refer to 161 AD.
The breathtaking panorama from the Church of St. Peters, dating back to the V century and usual destination for young couples to be married, is one of those experiences that you never forget since its location (the peak of the most extreme promontory of the peninsula of Portovenere) allows you to see both the inner Gulf of La Spezia as well as the open sea surrounding the 5 Terre. You should not miss the visit to the Castle, dating back to 1113, that represents the highest part of Portovenere and the Church of St. Lawrence, in Romanesque style, built in 1098 above a Temple devoted to Jupiter. The streets of the ancient village are narrow and full of little shops and restaurants where you can enjoy a tasty meal of fish dishes. In front of Portovenere, the 3 small islands of Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto are to be found and are all reachable by a boat-taxi.
Situated 70 meters from the sea and centrally located in Marina di Massa, the Hotel Roma enjoys a strategic position for those who love going on vacation leaving the car in the parking lot.