Portovenere, Porto Venere

Designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1997, Portovenere is a part of a series of villages called Cinque Terre connected by train and a walking path that follows the coastal cliffs. It takes a few hours to get from one end to the other, so break up your walk with stops for wine and antipasto. For the best views, take a ferry between the villages. You can visit a number of historic churches, some built as early as the 12th century, such as St. Peter's Gothic cathedral. Lord Byron spent some time in the area and added to its romantic appeal with his stories. See Portovenere and all Porto Venere has to offer by arranging your trip with our Porto Venere trip itinerary planning site .
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  • I think it makes all the Ligurian places I've ever seen, this country is one of the nicest. Should be an obligatory, beautiful even in bad weather and with narrow streets and small shops open all year with friendly people, helpful and Nice. Go for it, don't bother!
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  • Unique and beautiful country, the harbour with its beautiful churches, towers and 2 houses, the village is quaint, a really nice trip around Portovenere.
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  • We went in on dress SP530 for land south of the city through winding and beautiful beach around to find parking at the entrance to the small nmell town restaurants and houses of comfortable refuge from the harbour promenade along the sea on a clear day you can see far away place worth visiting
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