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Portovenere is a village in Liguria, Italy located 12km from La Spezia. It was founded by Stabo in the year 50 BC, and is part of, together with the Cinque Terre villages, a very distintive section of the Ligurian coastline which is on the Unesco World Heritage list. Liguria is a coastal region of north-western Italy, the third smallest of the Italian regions. ... Map of Italy showing La Spezia in the northwest La Spezia is a city in the Liguria region of northern Italy, at the head of La Spezia Gulf. ... Centuries: 2nd century BC - 1st century BC - 1st century Decades: 100s BC 90s BC 80s BC 70s BC 60s BC - 50s BC - 40s BC 30s BC 20s BC 10s BC 0s BC Years: 55 BC 54 BC 53 BC 52 BC 51 BC 50 BC 49 BC 48 BC 47... Monterosso Vernazza Corniglia Manarola Riomaggiore The Cinque Terre are five coastal villages in the province of La Spezia in Italy. ... Liguria is a coastal region of north-western Italy, the third smallest of the Italian regions. ... Elabana Falls is in Lamington National Park, part of the Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves World Heritage site in Queensland, Australia. ...

Notable landmarks in Portovenere include the Church of Saint Peter, the Church of Saint Lorence and the Doria Castle.

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Vbella | Vacation rentals and properties in Italy | Italian Coast, Cinque Terre, La Baia (654 words)
Rather, we’re talking the town of Portovenere, a truly beautiful fishing-village-turned-elegant-summer-resort, on the other – that is, on the southeastern – side of the Gulf of La Spezia.
Portovenere is gorgeous, with its characteristic castle, Romanesque churches, little harbors and coves, and narrow, multicolored 3- and 4-story houses.
Portovenere makes a great base from which to visit not only the Cinque Terre, but also up and down the coast from Genoa, Portofino, and Santa Margherita to the north, to Lerici, Carrara and Pisa to the south.
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Located between Cinque Terre and the Gulf of Poets, Portovenere is an ancient seaside town favoured for its mild climate and scenery.
Portovenere is an ideal location for scuba diving thanks to its clear waters.
But as I drove, following signs to La Spezia, I came across Portovenere, a seaside town that was not too far away from the Corsican ferry, an Italian naval base and some of the most delightful seafood restaurants that I had found on the Italian west coast.
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