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Portovenere, Porto Venere

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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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  • Vista mozzafiato was nice day and back to normal tourist everywhere so have to tale time to get nice photos overall was a glod day 
    Vista mozzafiato was nice day and back to normal tourist everywhere so have to tale time to get nice photos overall was a glod day  more »
  • excellent views along the coast from the castle, lots of nice cafes in the harbor with the usual colorful buildings you would expect, we spent a lovely morning wandering around town. 
    excellent views along the coast from the castle, lots of nice cafes in the harbor with the usual colorful buildings you would expect, we spent a lovely morning wandering around town.  more »

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