Il Gavitello

Explore the extraordinary Cinque Terre and Portovenere with our exciting boat tours, guided by me, Luca, your expert captain and guide.

The starting point

for your adventures along the Ligurian coast.

Immerse yourself in the charming atmosphere of this lovely harbor, located just a short walk from the Riomaggiore train station. This captivating inlet marks the beginning of your most adventurous journeys. Riomaggiore is the nearest town to La Spezia and can also be conveniently reached by train. Once you arrive at the station, walk through the tunnel and follow the signs along Via San Giacomo, where you’ll find our office ready to welcome you. Look for the arrow in the image below to pinpoint the meeting point exactly. We’re eager to welcome you and set you off on an unforgettable maritime experience along the coasts of the Cinque Terre and Portovenere!

Discover fascinating stories and local anecdotes

Each photo tells a piece of this extraordinary adventure.

Eyes that see beyond

Explore the authentic soul of the Cinque Terre and Portovenere.

The rocky coastline of the Cinque Terre enchants

with its magnificence, an untouched natural spectacle

The red cliffs along the Ligurian coast

between the Cinque Terre and Portovenere offer a breathtaking spectacle


In addition to the classic tourist attractions, my tours offer you the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the hidden wonders among the villages of the Cinque Terre and beyond: from intimate beaches and secluded coves to picturesque sea caves and freshwater waterfalls cascading down pebbles to meet the crystalline sea.
You will also have the privilege to relax in charming natural saltwater pools, where you can enjoy moments of pure serenity and relaxation. But the surprises don’t end here: my unique itineraries will lead you to discover enchanted and romantic places such as Portovenere and its beautiful islands – Palmaria, Tino, and Tinetto – immersed in the legendary Gulf of Poets, where the beauty of nature merges with local history and culture. I am here to offer you an extraordinary experience that goes beyond a simple tourist trip, allowing you to discover the true essence of this uniquely remarkable region from a maritime perspective.


Join me on these epic journeys and let yourself be enchanted by the timeless beauty of the Cinque Terre and Portovenere, creating unforgettable memories that will accompany you for a lifetime.

The Cinque Terre from the Sea


Explore the Cinque Terre with our charming boat tour, a classic itinerary starting from Riomaggiore
} 3 hours.
2 – 5 people.

Sunset Excursion


Sunset among the Cinque Terre: Boat Tour Departing from Riomaggiore
} 3 hours.
2 – 5 people.



Under the Moonlight: Exploring the Cinque Terre by Boat from Riomaggiore
} 3 hours.
2 – 5 people.

Portovenere Tour with Il Gavitello


Legends of the Sea: Boat Tour from Riomaggiore to Portovenere
} 3 hours.
2 – 5 people.

I'm Luca, and I'll accompany you aboard my

The characteristic ‘Gozzo Il Gavitello’ to discover the natural and historical-cultural beauties that make our territory so famous./p>

The waves whisper ancient secrets, while the sea

embraces the coast gently, telling endless stories to the heart of infinity.


How to Get to the Marina of Riomaggiore

You will immerse yourself in the charming atmosphere of Riomaggiore Marina, a delightful place that marks the beginning of your most adventurous journeys. Located just a short distance from Riomaggiore train station, this fascinating inlet is ready to welcome you. Riomaggiore, the closest town to La Spezia, is easily accessible by train as well.
The Gavitello at Riomaggiore Marina

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Be enchanted by a jewel nestled along the stunning Ligurian coast, where history, nature, and culture merge into a breathtaking landscape. Imagine colorful little villages clinging to the cliffs, surrounded by vineyard terraces gently descending into the crystal-clear waters of the Ligurian Riviera. This is the magical world of the Cinque Terre: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore.



Portovenere is a gem nestled along the Ligurian coast, renowned for its breathtaking panoramas, ancient churches, and charming history. Its captivating historic center, with its cobbled streets, picturesque colorful houses, and enchanting squares, exudes a medieval atmosphere that will transport you back in time. Among the main attractions of Portovenere stands the majestic Church of San Pietro