Castello Doria

Castello Doria information

Porto Venere , Italy
adult/reduced €5/3
Opening hours
10.30am-6.30pm summer, 10.30am-5pm Sat & Sun winter
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No one knows when the original castle was built, though the current structure – a formidable example of Genoese military architecture – dates from the 16th century. A highly strategic citadel in its time, it once stood on the front line with Genoa's maritime feud with Pisa. There are magnificent views from its ornate terraced gardens.