Sep 13 and 19, 2010 - Feast of San Venerio and your chance to visit the Isle of Tino
(Island of Tino)
Island of Tino
On Sep 13th at 10:30 on the Isle of Tino will begin the celebrations for the feast of San Venerio with a mass performed by the Bishop of La Spezia and at 12:00 will be the traditional blessing of the boats at the water area. On Sunday, Sep 19th you can again join the Holy Mass at 11.00 and at 16.30 while at 17.30 will begin the transfer of the relic of the saint to the parish church of San Terenzo where the commemorations will conclude.
The feast of San Venerio is also your only opportunity to discover the beauty of the Isle of Tino
, a jewel of the Regional Natural Park of Porto Venere. The island is normally closed to the public. It is only on Monday, Sep 13th and Sunday, Sep 19th that the public will be allowed to set foot on the island for the pilgrimage to the sacred area and to discover the wonders of the monumental ruins.